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Halifax Minster

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afternoon tea tour

Very informative tour guide Peter showed me around this fascinating church - lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
david g
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Halifax, United Kingdom
Lovely church.

Very interesting old church. I hadn’t realised it’s connection with the Duke of Wellington, and was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia W
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manchester
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A 900 year old Grade 1 church with extremely fine historic furnishings, fascinating history and wonderful stories
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Causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL, England
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All reviews old church beautiful church the stained glass windows steeped in history well worth a visit friendly volunteers informed guide additional information school choir christmas eve heritage weekend quick look interesting building points of interest great architecture lots of history various activities
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative tour guide Peter showed me around this fascinating church - lots of interesting historical facts. Good cake and coffee too!

Thank david g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting old church. I hadn’t realised it’s connection with the Duke of Wellington, and was fascinated to see the regimental colours from Waterloo hung up in the church. Well worth a visit.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Just a quick wander round for us. Two lovely ladies greeted us and let us free to meander offering us a cup of tea if we wanted one. There is a nice WWI poetry display at the moment. The church is set out very nicely...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Wonderful place, dripping with history, peaceful and calming. Lots of details to see. Very helpful guides. Well worth a look.

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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Popped in here one sunny Sunday. Helpful volunteers, useful loo, lovely church to look at, choir was rehearsing for Evensong which was nice. Didn't take hours, but worth a look. Prices in gift shop are reasonable, got a few bargains.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you're into churches this would probably be an hour to 90minutes. The person who welcomed us could not have done a better job. There was a service taking place in the side chapel which we could have joined, but we were told that we...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I loved my visit to this stunning church. The man on the door was very helpful with all my questions. The history here is amazing. Look out for the grave stone from 1620!

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The outside of the building is very much still black with the remnants of the industrial ages but the inside is very nice and interesting.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

This is one of the lovieliest churches I have ever visited, the stained glass windows are beautiful. Its so peaceful in there and the Lady church warden is very friendly and informative.If you are in Halifax you really must visit.

Thank christine l
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This Building is a must to visit for it's Architecture. A great place to visit if you want peace and to sit and think and ponder.

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I’m afraid I don’t know as we only visited there for one afternoon.
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