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Great Stained Glass

Lovely to see a church with intact stained glass. We were greeted at the door and handed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stunning Church!

Spent over an hour at this beautiful church which Simon Jenkins has awarded 5* in his well known... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Freddie K
Amersham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to see a church with intact stained glass. We were greeted at the door and handed information sheets about the glass.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent over an hour at this beautiful church which Simon Jenkins has awarded 5* in his well known book. The stained glass is beautiful and a audio tour is highly recommended.

Thank Freddie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The present St Mary's Church in Fairford was built (there was a church here before) at the end of the 15th century by a rich wool merchant named John Tame. He is buried with his wife Alice within the table tomb located in the Lady...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church where the Windows were removed to prevent damage during the 2nd world war A quaint village with an historical background

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

All the adjectives have been used by previous reviewers...the windows take your breath away. There are free audio guides. The human guides ( volunteers) were friendly and helpful. These windows were the IMAX of the day. Medieval peasants who could not read and could not...More

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I read about this church last year which has the largest number of medieval windows in England. There has been a Church on this site for 1,000 years, the present one dating from about 1497. The Church, as well as being the largest place of...More

Thank Ros896
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a lovely church with such fantastic stained glass windows. The bells chime and we could hear them from the cottage we were hiring

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

St. Mary's was built in the 1490s by John Tame a local wool merchant. Once many parish churches would have glowed with the rich colours of medieval glass but today Fairford is unique as the only parish church in England to have a near complete...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I have lost count of the number of times we have visited Fairford church to look at the amazing stained glass windows. It has the most complete set of pre-Reformation glass of any parish church in England and is only rivalled by Kings College, Cambridge....More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We were advised to come by some friends. It was well out of our way but I am very glad we did. For a start it's a beautiful church in a lovely town and then add in the most remarkable set of stained glass windows...More

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