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When visiting, pick up the explanatory sheet and go around with it. One could easily miss some of the interesting features otherwise. For instance, on a wall above what appears to be a Tudor rose are the letters "E R". They are thought to stand...More
This is one place not to miss when visiting Berkeley from the 16 th century oak door to the magnificent stain glass windows the whole church is steeped in history which is worth reviewing before you go to fully appreciate your visit
Fine historic church at the heart of this wonderful community, a busy church full of people and activities on Sunday morning and a pleasure to be welcomed and then shown the very interesting history of the church and its church yard.
Saxon site, Norman remains...More
Sitting in the grounds of Berkeley Castle St Mary's church is a lovely parish church. Surrounded by beautiful trees, it has played host to several monarchs of the realm who have prayed here and is the burial place for several earls countesses.
The grave of the jester killed in Berkeley Castle is just one of the impressive table tombs in the grave yard here. There are wall paintings and wonderful carvings. Unfortunately it is not possible to view the Berkeley tombs in the church.
While this is nothing great to look at from the outside, due to the very bad repair works, the inside is an absolute gem and very well worth a visit. The lighting is not great, but once you have accustomed your eyes to the light...More
After sadly seeing very little of the Kings cell in the castle, a visit to Jenner's Museum and St. Mary's made the trip worth while.
Lovely architecture inside and out, with painted walls peeling.
Met a lady cleaning the Brass and got a potted history....More
You can actually see the very old paint on the walls not removed & totally white washed by the Victorian's. A few interesting tombs, worth a visit if you have a spare half an hour.
The Church is situated behind the Butterfly Farm at the...More
Country churches usually have something to offer, and this was no exception - not least because the tower is some way from the body of the church. The tombs are impressive, as is the glass, but don't miss the (restored) wall-paintings and rood screen. And...More
I don't think they have a toilet on site as it is a Church and listed building, but there are toilet facilities a 2 minute walk away at the cafe in Berkeley Castle grounds of which the two sites are connected