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St Giles' Church

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Visit alongside Kettle Yard

Well worth a visit. Opposite the Kettle Yard. Do visit both. Beautiful church. Peaceful... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
MeDC65
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Impressive Victorian stained glass

The present church is of late 19th century constructing replacing its Norman predecessor completed... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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A sumptuous Victorian church, in the Catholic tradition of the Church of England. Come and explore this beautiful space, or rest a while in the churchyard. Completed in 1875, parts date back to 1092. It is Grade II* listed 'by virtue of its...more
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Opposite the Kettle Yard. Do visit both. Beautiful church. Peaceful. Contemplative.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The present church is of late 19th century constructing replacing its Norman predecessor completed in 1092. It sits atop a hillock almost directly opposite the entrance to Kettle’s Yard. It has both an Anglican and an Orthodox Romanian congregation. It is also the venue for...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The church is small and very lovely with a small flower garden. Me and my girlfriend felt like home close to our families when we step inside, it just feels right. A blessing to have such places in Cambridge. God bless everyone.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Very warm welcoming we had. The lady working there is very kind and she knows a lt of thing about the church. Great services and lots of activities. Just lovely!

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

St Giles is a church with an unlovely exterior. It sits at the bottom of Castle Hill, looming over the crossroad north of Magdalene Street. It sits a little way up the slope, and hence has a rather imposing position. In my opinion St. Giles...More

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GeoffDumbreck, Asst Curate at St Giles' Church, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thanks for visiting St Giles'. The West End is quite severe because it was left unfinished - there was supposed to be a tower that was never built. I hope you get a chance to go inside ... it's plainer at the moment because we...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This church is beautiful. It's peaceful but yet hard to imagine it's in the centre of town. It has to be one of the most welcoming churches I have ever been to. Most definitely the worst kept secret in town.

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church with a wealth of history and art inside. The stained glass windows alone are worth the visit, will definitely make the trip back for one of their concert evenings!

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

This church was a most pleasant surprise. Located just next to the cities main attractions, the rather austere exterior hides a truly remarkable inside. The space is huge and highly decorated. There seems to be some really good artwork. We went there for a concert...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

A stone's throw from Magdalene Bridge, Kettle's Yard, and the Museum of Cambridge, St Giles' Church provides an ideal venue to escape the bustle of city life. It is well worth venturing inside to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Exploring the church allows the visitor to...More

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