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Lovely to walk in and not pay. Took a break from the rain and enjoyed this chapel. If chapels are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nadine B
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Lovely chapel

A lovely old church in the centre of Stratford-upon-avon. Lovely inside. Well worth a visiti if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chapel built by the Guild of the Holy Cross, which was established in the 13th century, whose aim was to provide for the religious and commercial needs of the clergy and merchants of the town.
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The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely to walk in and not pay. Took a break from the rain and enjoyed this chapel. If chapels are your thing then do stop... at least you won’t have to pay like everywhere else in town

Thank Nadine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice long thin narrow church with an organ just above the front aisle as you go in. All the pews tops have lamp lights on them. Not certain I’ve seen this in a church before. History of the place written down on leaflets, no English...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely old church in the centre of Stratford-upon-avon. Lovely inside. Well worth a visiti if passing by.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best things in Stratford on Avon is to find somewhere that does not charge for entry. There is an excellent doom screen and some interesting memorial. Very well located too.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A pleasant mediaeval chapel a little off the beaten track (so fewer tourists) with interesting wall paintings. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The Guild Chapel in Stratford is being brought back to life by the volunteers who give up their time to share their enthusiasm and knowledge about this hidden Medieval gem. The wall painting are beautiful and one can only hope more are revealed in time....More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This church is in the middle of several of Shakespeare's attractions and easy to pop in to check out some local history with old wall paintings that have been discovered and restored.

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We just happened upon this when walking around the town & we are so glad we went in. It is very beautiful & different from so many of the historic churches we've toured.

Thank JessPem
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Stratford you should pop in to the Guild Chapel for a wonderful surprise and a little peace and quiet. A beautiful chapel which is a place of worship and sanctuary. Architecturally it is lovely and the surprise is the lovely frescoes...More

Thank pfromshipston
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Stratford is something of a mob scene in midsummer, and the Guild Chapel was a much-needed refuge of quiet for our family. A friendly, knowledgeable volunteer showed us around, gave us an interesting historical account of the Guild and Shakespeare's father's role in it, and...More

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