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Halifax Minster

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Well worth a visit

Even if you are not too interested in Churches the Minster in Halifax is a place to visit. It is... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Halifax, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

Well worth a visit if you are interested in churches. Free entry and plenty of information boards... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
Steve M
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Even if you are not too interested in Churches the Minster in Halifax is a place to visit. It is especially magical at Christmas time as there a large number of Christmas trees which have been decorated by local organisations and community groups - very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Well worth a visit if you are interested in churches. Free entry and plenty of information boards around about the history of the minster.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Its a church I visited 5 years ago before that it was to Celebrate the birth of my twins and before that it was my wedding John the Baptist , a marvellous "old" classic church with all original features and fittings , preserved kept perfect...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church great detail lots of history definitely worth a visit take a camera light a candle say some prayers

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank david g
Reviewed September 23, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank M F
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John R
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September 13, 2018|
Response from Dawn R | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid I don’t know as we only visited there for one afternoon.