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Christchurch Priory Church

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Address: Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
Phone Number: 01202 488645
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A history lesson in pleasant surroundings

A lot of history set in pleasant grounds enjoyable few hours, take a walk along the Avon enjoy the peace and tranquillity 0f this special place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A lot of history set in pleasant grounds enjoyable few hours, take a walk along the Avon enjoy the peace and tranquillity 0f this special place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely church. Interesting history. Riverside walk also worth doing. Next time I'll bring my fishing rods

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Silchester, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old church, cloisters etc Legend has it that a carpenter did something amazing to help the builders, Thought to be our saviour

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Took sightseeing bus from Bournemouth pier to Christschurch. Amazing old church - peaceful and look out for the miraculous beam and the story behind it.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful old proxy, stunning inside, but also lovely just to walk around the gardens etc outside. Well worth attending musical event they regularly hold here

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Join the ferry on Mudeford Sandbank to Tuckton Pier,spend as much time as you wish exploring Christchurch,you must visit Kellies Kitchen,top food,great prices.Stroll up to the Priory.Magnificent aura about the entire area.Church guides will help you with everthing you require to know about the history of the priory.A must is,The Miraculous Beam.50p.secures your place at the base of this magical... More 

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bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This priory is stunning, also inside there is a lot of information about the church and it's origins - which also explains how the town of Christchurch came to be named. I do recommend checking out the legend of the 'Miraculous Beam'. Some parts of the church is more than 900 years old and the stone masonry is worth marvelling... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is such a beautiful building. The grounds are well kept too and we were given a lovely, warm welcome when we visited one evening.

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Gorgeous walk around the church onto the river - You can get through from the church around to the centre of town. Very peaceful

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you like a religious building this is going to be one to visit. Not on the scale of Salisbury or Winchester cathedrals but the Priory is definitely worth a look and has a history to keep you entranced as you look around it's interior and exterior.

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Address: Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
Phone Number: 01202 488645
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch

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