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St Walburge's Church

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I went there for the tower which was not a disappointment, but the church has so much interesting... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Paul S
San Francisco
Beautiful building

Please go and see this it's gorgeous .I have never seen a more lovely church you just keep... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Sandra G
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“mulled wine”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

I went there for the tower which was not a disappointment, but the church has so much interesting architecture and history, it blew me away. The tour is open 11.30 a.m till 1.30 p.m. and that is it, you won't get in any other time....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Please go and see this it's gorgeous .I have never seen a more lovely church you just keep looking round

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Just back from an impromptu visit to this Catholic Church in the heart of Preston. The guides were excellent and full of really interesting knowledge. The views from the top are great but the tours are only on until the end of Feb due to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Stunning church steeped in history. It's a long and steep climb up the steeple but the views are incredible. Our guide Maria was very enthusiastic and interesting. The mulled wine was a nice touch at the end of the tour. An enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gracerobert
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Can’t believe we’ve never visited this stunning church before. If you can stand heights then the steeple climb should be done to get such amazing views over the city and surrounding areas. Maria, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had answers for all our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elswils
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Visited with my Mum around 130pm on a Saturday. There is an A4 leaflet to guide you around and there are also tour guides on hands to explain the history and bring the church and its stories alive. A fascinating and friendly visit. We returned...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Helly149
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Thank you so much to everyone at St Walburge’s for the spire tour tonight. The church is a beautiful Catholic Church, with easy parking on the street outside. Steeped in history I would recommend seeing the church inside. There is just over 150 steps up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank ljbunny
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Magnificent spire. On certain days you can climb up it for amazing views. Historic location. City landmark.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank prestondelaney
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Is is a gem church , but I poor condition , taken over by a Latin Mass order from France with young Canons and Nuns . The service of course is discreet and moving but it’s nit an everyday worship if your a Christian ....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Philip B
Reviewed August 12, 2018

been there since i was a child love it please keep it safe,never ever let it become a mosque,very magical glows at night time it stands so proud in the sky line

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Michelle E
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February 5, 2019|
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Response from pk0014630 |
Many thanks for reply. Is this the only time slot, does the spire tour run in the daytime?
September 19, 2018|
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Response from MinimalistBarista | Reviewed this property |
I used to live just round the corner from the church and it seemed to be open almost everyday up until around 3-4