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Peacefull spot

This minster is right in the center of this pretty little town.This minster is partly ruined it has... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
lottie49
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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York Trip

we decided to come and visit Howden Minster , it has lovely stained glass windows and is very... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
EnglandCheshuntAngie
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All reviews market town lovely stained glass windows lots of history well worth a visit stunning architecture nice park chapter house ruins mice church parish thomson mouseman ancient choir york leaflet
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This minster is right in the center of this pretty little town.This minster is partly ruined it has lots of history,do look in the church which is used today.It is a very tranquil spot and in summer would be nice to sit in little garden,well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lottie49
Reviewed 23 November 2018

we decided to come and visit Howden Minster , it has lovely stained glass windows and is very interesting to wander round inside , outside you can see the remains of the building, worth a visit parking is cheap and close by and lovely bakery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EnglandCheshuntAngie
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit when in Howden. It’s one of the very few minsters in Yolanda has lots of history and modern art.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

The story of the church from around the Domesday Book to the present day. The highlights for me were the font, the unusual organ and Saltmarshe Chantry with its parish coffin

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nick B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We really enjoyed looking round Howden Minster-particularly the stained glass-all of it was very impressive-the whole town is very pretty and worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gailee272
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you have reason to be belting up and down the M62 coming/going Hull take time to chill out and deviate off route into Howden for an hour or two - you won't regret it. A picturesque market town with its centre piece of Howden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Minster, so old, lots of history, try and find all the church mice carved by Robert (Mousey) Thompson.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Visited while a huge group of schoolchildren and helpers were having some sort of musical event so I felt I was intruding and didn’t stay long. There were bottles of water, clothing and other items placed on ancient monuments and the place looked unloved and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A visit to Howden minster was truly inspiring. Beautiful architecture, soaring towers and the most beautiful bells I have heard in a long time. A sedentary walk through the ruins evoke memories of time gone by. Beautifully kept area of outstanding beauty and all on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

A splendid combination of ruin and functioning church. A little off the beaten track compared to those minsters / cathedrals which are also popular tourist attractions, so I had this impressive historical and spiritual building all to myself. There is much of interest to see,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David H
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