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St Mary's Church Dymock

Lovely old English church with very informative display detailing the lives and works of the Dymock... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Munich, Germany
Beautiful church and exhibition - well worth a visit

We walked from Broom's Green to Dymock on the Poets Path II with our two children (aged 11 and 7... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
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St Mary's Church | The Village, Dymock GL18 2AQ, England
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

I came across the Dymock poet enclave mentioned in a recent biography of A E Houseman, and as we were passing by we thought we would investigate. There is not a lot to see or find, but at least they have an open church and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Lovely old English church with very informative display detailing the lives and works of the Dymock Poets. Well worth taking 15 minutes out for visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We walked from Broom's Green to Dymock on the Poets Path II with our two children (aged 11 and 7). So glad we popped into the church. A wealth of reading material inside to tell you about the history and features of the church. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Louise P
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This is a lovely old church with some very interesting features. The display featuring the Dymock Poets is very informative and when we were there there was also a display commemorating a local poet who had died more recently. His poems were contemporary and very...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AnneChester
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This is an amazing church which had it been in Italy would have been in every guide book! Instead we had the visit to ourselves. Wonderful wall pictures; an amazing history in the most sublime setting. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank susan H
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We walked in sunshine among the golden daffodils which grow wild in this glorious corner of Gloucestershire. Our guide was a beautifully drawn map done by Barbara Davis, who lives locally and is a very talented artist. The walking maps can be bought in the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

This exhibition is hidden treasure. It explains the time just before the First World War whena group of poets stayed here and wrote wonderful poetry, walked the lanes and paths of the area, loved the landscape, and shared friendships. The knitted poets are a delight...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Poets Walk took us over hill and dale, through all kinds of fields, and gates that we knew nothing about, but were captivated by. Of special interest were the "kissing gates," which were tricky but fun. The V-shaped gates were a challenge, but fun...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Dymock area of Gloucestershire became a focal point for a group of like-minded poets in the years leading up to the First World War. If any of these names mean anything to you then this permanent exhibition is definitely worth a visit: Edward Thomas,...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank MyDearOldThing
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