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This is a lovely church and graveyard. I admit I went to look for the Eleanor Rigby grave. After... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lane-English
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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Quiet though imposing churchyard...

We visited as part of our Fab Four taxi tour, and saw the graves that inspired the song Eleanor... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Andy-S60
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London, United Kingdom
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Built by Bell and Roper architects in 1876, this church served Liverpool’s rapidly growing population during the industrial revolution and is a typical structure of that period.
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Church Road | Woolton, Liverpool L25 6DA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely church and graveyard. I admit I went to look for the Eleanor Rigby grave. After googling photos of the grave I managed to find it. I took a distance shot as I didn't want to be disrespectful about the other graves....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We visited as part of our Fab Four taxi tour, and saw the graves that inspired the song Eleanor Rigby. Also, a Mr McKenzie has his grave there, and it's inscribed thereon that he had a daughter, hence 'Father Mckenzie'. Lennon and McCartney first met...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The historic meeting of John Lennon and Paul McCartney took place at St. Peter's Church on July 6, 1957. It is in a very pretty area and a must-see for hardcore Beatles fans.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

It was interesting to view the church where John Lennon grew up as a child and at the church hall where he met Paul McCartney on July 6, 1957. We also enjoying walking around the church graveyard and wondering if the grave for Eleanor RIgby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

St.Peters church and graveyard is a Beatles fan must see. Elinor Rigby who inspired a song is buried there.

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank joycep883
Reviewed 17 July 2018

My wife and I have visited St. Peter's Church every year since 2011 as part of the Pool of Life Beatles tour (see our other review). As mentioned in the other reviews, this site is significant for Beatles fans as in July 6, 1957, Paul...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MoonpieLFC
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A really important place to visit on the Beatles taxi tour. It is the place where John Lennon got most of his inspiration for some of the Beatles most famous songs! I won't say anymore as it will spoil it! just take the tour &...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank LiverpoolLass1412
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Where John Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney first met and where a lot of song inspiration comes from. Beautiful church with Eleanor Rigbys grav. Well worth the time!

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Lars A
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Famous for being the resting place of Eleanor Rigby, but is also last resting place John Lennon's Uncle George (Aunt Mimi's husband) and across the road, at the church hall, is the place where John and Paul first met. It's a beautiful typically english churchyard,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank AnnieMc62
Reviewed 7 July 2017

It was over the road from here, in the Chruch Hall, that John Lennon met Paul McCartney, and it's in the graveyard here that is buried the famous Eleanor Rigby.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank KevinSadler2364
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petermccartney61
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Response from MoonpieLFC | Reviewed this property |
Peter, We use Pool of Life Tours every year. Tim is great and is very informative. There are several options for a shorter tour or the almost all day tour (9:30 to 4ish). My wife loves the Beatles so we go on the all day... More
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