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Church with a view

A really beautiful Church built in 1879 which is beautifully kept by a very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harry T
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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Lovely location

Absolutely beautiful location and view. Really friendly and passionate caretaker of the church who... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belliebull
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Dickoya, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really beautiful Church built in 1879 which is beautifully kept by a very knowledgeable caretaker. It could have come straight out of the Lake District in the UK with its stunning views. The caretaker's wife was buried there too and he is pleased that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful location and view. Really friendly and passionate caretaker of the church who tells the story and show you arround.

Thank Belliebull
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

A picture-book Church in a Picture book setting. Located over the beautiful Castlereigh reservoir, the Church has a 150 year old Bible and beautiful stained glass windows. It is a Parish Church and also has the Cemetary/Churchyard of the traditional Anglican Churches. It is not...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We walked to this church from Dickoya along the road and enjoyed the walk as it passes temples, tea plantations, locals going about their business etc. The church was opened for us by a young boy and the cemetery outside is still in use and...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We visited this church and it was like being in a small village anywhere in England (except it was much warmer!). It is an amazingly preserved church perched on a hill overlooking the reservoir. You only need 15 minutes or so to look round and...More

Thank Claire P
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place with a amazing view. It's very nice for a short visit and it's ob the way from Hatton-Dickoya to Adam's Peak. The gardner was very friendly.

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

A nice place to visit when in the region dating back to history Sarounded by the waters of Castlereagh, afeast for the eyes !

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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Built in 1800s one of the beautiful Anglican Church with nice ancient architecture with old antique furniture, pianos and Gothic style art is something you can witness here. Located on the edge of the Castlereagh Reservoir and in the middle of a tea estate -...More

Thank Anjanapg
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

This area in Sri Lanka is so very picturesque and beautiful. You will be amazed at the tranquill hills covered by tea plantations and the amazing clean fresh air all around. We were very fortunate to have stayed at Dickoya while on holiday in Sri...More

Thank Valerie D
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Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst staying in the area, this has a peaceful setting with a wonderful view down over the reservoir. The church has many English links with an interesting graveyard. The caretaker and son opened the church for us to view inside and were at...More

Thank Steven D
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