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Lovely location.

This is a church with an ancient history although that's not readily apparent by looking round the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
A touch of the past

A gorgeous church in an isolated but beautiful location, makes me wish I was religious so I could... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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Mirehouse Grounds, Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a church with an ancient history although that's not readily apparent by looking round the small building in its current form. Light and pleasant, it's worth a visit even if it's just to admire the location by the lake at Bassenthwaite.

Thank Mancman
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous church in an isolated but beautiful location, makes me wish I was religious so I could enjoy it even more. Worth the detour to see.

Thank elab247
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A short drive down the lane signposted to the church leads you to an entrance to the church. If driving, you will need to drive along the track through 2 or 3 fields, but this means it's accessible even to the disabled. Just drive with...More

1  Thank no1pinkpanther
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We produced a small music video around this little church, and found it very interesting. We met the local vicar who spoke to us about the history of the church. Parking can be a bit restricted, and the church is a little way from the...More

Thank crusey12017
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited this church whilst walking near Bassenthwaite. We found it very interesting and it had a very calm & peaceful atmosphere.

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking around Mirehouse and gardens but while on our walk around the grounds we followed a route that took us over a field of sheep, and accompanying poo(!), towards this quaint old church. There were some starlings nesting in the entrance and inside,...More

Thank travellinglights
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A strange title you say, well this little church is a bit like a desert oasis as it sits surrounded by fields, which are populated by sheep. The sea you ask, well it's next to Lake Bassenthwaite, which is the only lake in the Lak...More

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

From the Osprey viewing Dodd Wood car park. an easy walk by the side of Mirehouse gardens or after visiting the house and gardens.The Church is usually open.

Thank Mrs Ann Valerie A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A beautiful little church in a superb location will make you feel at peace with yourself and the world. It has beautiful stained glass, an interesting pulpit and just look at the main door catch, a work of art. Outside take in views of Bassenthwaite...More

Thank Dick G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

One of the most beautiful serene places in Cumbria - been coming here since I was a small child - holds so many beautiful memories!!! A little off the beaten track an not that wheelchair friendly however do check this church out if your nearby

1  Thank Tony163Mills
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15 May 2018|
Response from elab247 | Reviewed this property |
It’s possible to get within about 50yds of the church down a track but you would need to make sure the driver is aware of this access. There are also major water main excavations taking place in the area which may... More