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Church of St. Ethelburga, Great Givendale

Beacon Road, Great Givendale, Pocklington YO42 1TT, England
+44 1759 302133
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Historic and serene

We went to check out the memorial to my 9x great grandfather inside the church. It was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
via mobile
This little church is fantastic, visited just recently, the spring flowers were out and the sun was glorious

Couldnt find it via google maps, so just head for Great Givendale, just outside Pocklington... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Robert W
Lima, Peru
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Beacon Road, Great Givendale, Pocklington YO42 1TT, England
+44 1759 302133
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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We went to check out the memorial to my 9x great grandfather inside the church. It was a beautiful warm sunny day and the setting was absolutely stunning - check out the photos. The sounds of the wildlife added to its presence. Open all the...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Couldnt find it via google maps, so just head for Great Givendale, just outside Pocklington, Fabulous little place, A note on the door tells everyone that its always open for visitors, Tiny church which still has services, Very peacful and photogenic, Look out for the...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed November 13, 2016

I attended the Remembrance Day Service and was delighted by the imaginative use of Red Poppies adjacent to and on the Alter, and around the base of the Font. The peace which this lovely Church creates was so appropriate for the special Service.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Beautiful secluded spot on the Wolds of Yorkshire. Walk down from the roadside and sit in the sun of the afternoon beside the church looking down the swale over the ponds to the horizon and forget about the noise and strife for a minute or...More

Thank johnsinclair357
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Stumbled across this by chance and what a little gem. The snowdrop and spring flower display was amazing. What a little gem. I'll be back with a better camera next year.

Thank Julie R
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Very quaint. Hard to believe they still do services there. Well worth a walk around their the views are amazing.

Thank KellyandLeeRobinson
Reviewed February 28, 2016

A return visit to this lovely Church which sits on the Minster Way (from Beverley to York), At this time of year the Snowdrops and Winter Aconites are in bloom, adding to the beauty of the Given Dale with its Viking Carp Ponds overlooked from...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed November 19, 2015

OK, it's a hidden gem, but I tried to avoid the cliché. I discovered the church by accident while walking in the Wolds, and am pleased I did. It's tiny and unfussy, but beautiful. The setting is atmospheric and would serve equally well as a...More

Thank Stan A
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Whilst walking a circular route from Pocklington on the Chalkland Way I later joined the Minster Way. This led me downhill and to see this beautiful church. The approach was stunningly beautiful. I cannot wait to return and show this 'little gem' to family and...More

Thank Andvon
Reviewed November 9, 2013

A look at the comments made in this Church’s Visitors Book tell of the feelings of peace and calm which this gem of a Wolds church creates. Lying alongside the Minster Way (the pilgrim route from Beverley Minster to York Minster), St. Elthelburga’s sits in...More

7  Thank MedEngland
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Stan A
November 17, 2015|
Response from Budlea2003 |
Think it is Peter Woodliffe, an ex farmer that lived in the village.