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Holy Trinity Church

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Address: 70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 613451
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Holy Trinity Goodramgate has the air of a hidden treasure. It stands in a...

Holy Trinity Goodramgate has the air of a hidden treasure. It stands in a small, secluded, leafy churchyard, with the Minster towering behind, tucked away behind Goodramgate - one of York's busiest shopping streets. To visit, you pass through an 18th-century archway tacked on to buildings that served as artisans' workshops in the 14th century. The church itself is full of character. The floors and arcades are charmingly uneven. Light filters through the windows, illuminating honey-coloured stone. The east window especially has marvellous stained glass that was donated in the early 1470s by the Reverend John Walker, rector of the church. On sunny days, transient gems of coloured light are scattered on the walls, and various Medieval faces stare out from the windows.

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A must visit

A must visit with its dipping floor and cubicles for pews. It really hasn't changed for hundreds of years. It is not the prettiest of churches but I am so glad I visited.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit with its dipping floor and cubicles for pews. It really hasn't changed for hundreds of years. It is not the prettiest of churches but I am so glad I visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away but not to be missed! Authentic and really interesting as it is so old and full of history.

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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at Holy Trinity Church, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and reviewing our lovely Holy Trinity at Goodramgate. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, Katrina More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet peaceful church and a fascinating little place to visit. We enjoyed visiting during a busy afternoon and the peaceful place was a welcome relief.

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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at Holy Trinity Church, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our lovely Holy Trinity at Goodramgate. We're so pleased to hear you had an interesting visit and enjoyed the peace and quiet! Best wishes, Katrina More 

Pontypool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit to this "friendless church" - the stained glass window is excellent and all of the bowed walls, dipped floor and pews are a sight to see. The staff / volunteers are very knowledgeable and worth speaking to. The grounds are also lovely and have plenty of benches for a quiet time away from the hustle and... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the previous reviewer, I came across Holy Trinity Church by accident, as I was passing the end of the alleyway that is one of its access points. I'm so glad that I took a few back steps and went along the passage to see the church! I was delighted to find the beautifully tended church yard, with its several... More 

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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at Holy Trinity Church, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Holy Trinity at Goodramgate and for taking the time to share your experience. We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit and will pass your kind comments on to our volutneer stewards. Best wishes, Katrina PS It's perhaps worth mentioning that we're now known as The Churches Conservation Trust - we changed name in the '90s! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always love visiting spiritual places. Spent some time here meditating, it was such a bliss to spend sometime here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful little place. Entering this church literally is like stepping back in time. The old style pews are fascinating. Make use of the handout offered as you enter the church, tells you all you need to know and what to look out for. On a summers day could happily get lunch nearby and sit in the church grounds.... More 

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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at Holy Trinity Church, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the church and churchyard. Best wishes, Katrina More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this by accident and it was SO worth my while - it became the highlight of my trip to York (even surpassing the York Chocolate Story!). I think this was my favourite church visited in all of the UK and Europe. Spoke at length with a man from the Heritage Trust who told me lots of fascinating facts... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw the entrance to this lovely, very old church while out shopping and decided to go in. It's not something I would normally do but it was so peaceful and cool inside (on a hot day). I rested and admired the stained glass windows for a while. It's worth a visit and it's free to the public, they have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this church on our wanderings around York and its quiet simplicity was a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of York. The church is free to enter and donations can be made at the door if you wish. The inside of this church is very old and again belies the religious importance of York in days... More 

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