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The Parish Church of St Petroc

Lydford, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Must visit while in the area

This beautiful little church is just next to the castle which is just next to the Pub. All very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pengor
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Must visit English Church

This church is in a small off the beaten track village leading to the gorge. On the flat so... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Katusha64
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Lydford, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful little church is just next to the castle which is just next to the Pub. All very convenient. The church was open in the middle of the day and had a very peaceful feel to it. It is beautifully maintained and is proud...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This church is in a small off the beaten track village leading to the gorge. On the flat so accessible to all. Beautiful stain glass windows, well kept grounds with a church organ. a short distance from what remains of the old saxon fort/ castle....More

1  Thank Katusha64
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

We visited the church after Lydford Gorge. This is a lovely little church which is obviously well looked after. There were a lot of fresh flower displays in the church - which showed how well loved this church is. Glad we visited!

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

If you are visiting Lydford do go and see the church . There are many well preserved memorials and a finely carved rood screen. To the west of the church is the ruins of a Norman fortification . To the east of the church is...More

1  Thank Robertscargill
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Small and quaint. The locally made coconut & cherry cake that was on sale inside was really scrummy.

1  Thank BobBovey
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Lovely little country church with its typical graveyard. Nothing special, honestly, but if you pass not too far, it diserves few moments of respectful admiration. A plunge in the past.

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

We visited this church mainly because we were passing it and decided to stop.. It is a typical, simple church with a few interesting features. The setting, next to the castle is quite attractive but there is not sufficient here to warrant a special journey...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

This is a very picturesque church. The first thing you notice are the interesting slate gravestones which are either remarkably well preserved or have been renovated. The church itself is small and part dates from 997 with the rest around 1260. It has a Saxon...More

1  Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Beautiful little church, well kept graveyard. Pleased the church was open for visitors. Information booklet available. Well worth visiting.

2  Thank Wendy N
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

After visiting the castle, I went to the church. I had to walk around the church to get to the entrance. I found three sort of guides. One was about the church, one was about Lydford and the other was about a short walking tour...More

Thank ste141
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