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Lydford church

A beautiful church in the shadow of a ruined castle in one of Dartmoor’s loveliest villages. Was... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Worthing, United Kingdom
History goes back to a Welsh Monk....

A beautiful Norman church just in the heart of this small little village of Lyford made of- at some... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
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Lydford, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

A beautiful church in the shadow of a ruined castle in one of Dartmoor’s loveliest villages. Was met at the Lynch gate by a very friendly pussycat who guided us in full voice around the grave yard, he was respectful enough not to join us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

A beautiful Norman church just in the heart of this small little village of Lyford made of- at some part - of Hurdwick stone and the church itself is portraying the fauna and flora of the West Country.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Well worth visiting to see the incredible roof work inside the church and to find clues to the later additions to the structure.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank BeckyWestLondon
Reviewed August 8, 2018

A beautiful church in a lovely location. This is right next to the castle and close to Lydford Gorge. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jack R
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The font in St Petroc's is Norman. It has stairs to a former rood loft and a squint, which gives a view of the sanctuary from the nave. There are some beautifully carved pew ends. The church is exceptional for such a small village and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank barbarabutler2015
Reviewed June 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Katusha64
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!

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank fetchseek
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Robertscargill
Reviewed July 17, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BobBovey
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