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Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The doors surrounded by the trees are just amazing. Reminiscent of the trees in Angkor Wat, Cambodia (think Lara Croft). That aside the church and churchyard are lovely. Air is a peaceful respite from the tourists swamping Stow-on-the-Wold.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being told the door at the back was JRR Tolkien's inspiration we visited. It was absolutely stunning. The priest was just opening up so you are able to access the inside too.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful town in Cotswolds. The door is on the small church and looks really special with trees on both sides.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Arthur O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by a local that the small door at the side of the church was the inspiration for JR Tolkien before he wrote the Hobbit books. So we decoded to go and see the door and take some photos of it. you can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds were very peaceful and the gravestones around the church added a solemn air. The door with the trees was a fantastic delight. Inside the stained glass was beautiful. If you can, visit at different times of the day to see the changing light...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Garrick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent visit to Stow on Bank Holiday Weekend, I found St. Edwards to be a most peaceful and spiritual place. The church itself, the graveyard with its crumbling markers and the beautiful doors are very special and not to be missed. I stopped...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carol F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful place with so many years history. A must see to get a feel for some beautiful English history and countryside.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank heamd001
Reviewed July 26, 2019

What a quirky little door on this old church. We could not celebrate mass while there, so did not go into the church. The graveyard around the church was stunning

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed July 22, 2019

These doors are just magnificent. Straight out of the Hobbit Thoroughly enjoyed visiting the town too

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Graeme B
Reviewed July 8, 2019

We just happened to park near this church and walk by it. As it is really, really old we walked around it and the crumbling cemetery headstones. One of the doors to the church has large old trees completely grown into it. We were not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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May 30, 2019|
Response from Lynnewithne1 | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I don’t know, but I’m quite certain it would be open when they aren’t having services.
Janae H
November 9, 2015|
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Response from Jangtravels | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem entering the church. Very beautiful stained glass and Christmas trees