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Beautiful setting

This is a magnificent old church in a fabulous location. It has fabulous long reaching views towards the Atlantic coastline. The church itself is beautifully kept and offers a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheena F
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a magnificent old church in a fabulous location. It has fabulous long reaching views towards the Atlantic coastline. The church itself is beautifully kept and offers a long and interesting history. The churchyard is equally interesting with numerous tombs reaching back over the centuries. It also has the grave of one of the islands recent prime ministers. Worth... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

A wonderful view of much of the east coast from the graveyard behind the church. There are several historical figures buried here including the first prime minister of Barbados. This is an original parish church which had to be rebuilt a couple of times due to fire and hurricane. The inside is quite lovely. Definitely worth the visit. Also take... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

A beautiful church with tonnes of history and the tombs and crypts of many famous people including the late prime minister David Thompson. There are great views across the Caribbean sea as the church is located at the top of an incline.

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cambridgeshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

was ok for a quick stop off point, if you like churches. was lovley views from the graveyards at the back of the church.

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Barbados
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The church is from the mid 1600s and is really worth a visit as are the surrounding views looking down from the grounds to the East Coast for miles. We really enjoyed looking around however we experienced an unpleasant encounter with a Bajan man who said he looked after the church. Initially he was very pleasant but took my husband... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I like visiting churches. Usually for their wonderful architecture. This is different. The church could do with some TLC, but it has so much more. A stunning location with a vista, marvellous tombs, and bundles of history. The interior is very peaceful and rather nice. Remember to leave some money in the box!

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North London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited here before with Bajan relatives but this time we saw new things (new to us). The wooden interior is worthy of close inspection and if you can I'd read up on it before you go so that you don't miss out on anything. The graveyard just outside is full of interesting information and the nature and views are... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

we went here as part of a tour its up a top of a hill views are excellent but church is lovely with the cemetery containing the grave of a recent prime minister of Barbados

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited St. John's Parish Church in early May during a private tour of the island. I was at this church 35 years ago on another tour, but forgot where it was located - as soon as I mentioned the gold/brass colored eagle that I remembered from the last time I was there to the tour guide, he knew exactly... More 

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Fairview,Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This was our 3rd visit to St John Parish Church. It is a beautiful church in a beautiful setting, sitting on a high bluff with awesome ocean views . The Frangipani trees in the cemetery section are old, beaten and gnarled by the high winds and hurricanes, but they are alive, some with only 8 or 9 leaves. We always... More 

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