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If you dont want to queue or the Minster’s perennial renovations seem daunting, this beautiful 16th... read more

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Lovely church of a different flavour to the minster which is obviously very lively... a Sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Redruth, England, United Kingdom
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Built between 1525 and 1536 during the period of English Reformation, this historic church stands majestically alongside York Minster.
Church of England | Deangate, York YO1 7EN, England
+44 1904 624190
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you dont want to queue or the Minster’s perennial renovations seem daunting, this beautiful 16th century church stands alongside. Often overlooked it holds daily services and is wedged between the giant cathedral and the birthplace of the infamous gunpowder plotter, Guido Fawkes! Kill two...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely church of a different flavour to the minster which is obviously very lively... a Sunday service visit would have been tempting if we had been here longer. Lots of historical,artefacts, stained glass etc to look at .... but sample its life and chat to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have attended services here in the past but this year there was an "open day" that allowed us to have real look around this church with a unique history that can be found in the shadow of York Minster. The welcome being given by...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

After visiting York Minster this is the next place to go if you like history and architecture. A 16th century wonder.

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The church is nowhere near as grand as its close neighbour, the minster, but it has an air of well used and lively Christian worship set in a traditional church.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

A lovely place with beautiful architecture and interesting windows. I would have liked to have attended a service there as I think the building had a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank susan c
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Well, we found a lot of very beautiful old churches in York but I must say this one was one of the less interesting. Located just next to the minster.

Thank lenka2
Reviewed April 7, 2018

If you're visiting York Minster then why not visit St. Michael since it's essentially across the street. We visited during a service and we enjoyed seeing how the locals worship.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We were invited in for tea and cakes on Easter Saturday afternoon and are happy they we did go in to rest our aching feet a while. The tea was good but the homemade chocolate cake and lemon drizzle can was amazing. Everyone was so...More

Thank mah18632016
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Lovely church with a fresh modern feel. This is a great contrast from the old feeling minister over the path from St Michael.

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