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St. Mary's Church

High Street, Fairford, England
+44 1285 712611
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Always a delight!

I have lost count of the number of times we have visited Fairford church to look at the amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie A
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Windows and welcome

We were advised to come by some friends. It was well out of our way but I am very glad we did. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SinBosun
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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High Street, Fairford, England
+44 1285 712611
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Fairford is know for it stained glass. The Church possesses a complete set of stained glass windows dating from Tudor times, which have been carefully preserved and restored over the last twenty years. The result is a really wonderful experience if you visit late afternoon...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This has the oldest and best stained glass windows in the country and a wonderful atmoshere. A must see for anyone visiting Fairford

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

While staying in Ready Token, Gloucestershire, a few months ago we drove over to Fairford for Market Day. We met one of the members of the Fairford Town Council and she invited us to tour St. Mary's Church. Founded in 1497, this church lives and...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

St Mary’s was rebuilt on the site of an earlier medieval church in 1490 by John Tame, a wealthy wool merchant. The original 14th century tower was retained and the new church built round it. The church tower and bells are therefore unusually located in...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

By chance I saw the sign advertising this amazing little church, you must go and give it a look, well worth it and so much history the oldest medieval glass in the country.

Thank Caroline H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I only had time to visit two Cotswolds villages on our trip. We went to Bibury and Fairford. Loved the shops in Fairford and this little church. Woman inside was so kind and showed us around. To be honest it isn't the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The opening times and in some case the closing times reduce dramatically the possibility to explore this country when you do not have "all the time (and money) in the world". The reason we included The 15th century church of St Mary in our tour...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Took a photograph of the Church, well kept. We parked close to it in a free car park.Then went off on a 3 mile stroll

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