We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
not just a church

It is an ancient church, most impressive in details, long history and special character. I fully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
meropi2016
,
Athens, Greece
History not to be missed.

Just off the High Street sits the Church of St Mary. You could easily pass it by, mainly because it... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
RON222014
,
Godalming, United Kingdom
Read all 47 reviews
40
All photos (40)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
About
Founded on the site of an earlier church in around 1190, St Mary's is the largest church in the town, containing a unique Byzantine font (older than the church itself)and beautiful stonework. From the glorious East Window, to the most recent...more
Contact
St Mary's Place, Stafford ST16 2AR, England
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (47)
Filter reviews
46 results
Traveller rating
27
17
1
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
27
17
1
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews stained glass christmas tree festival carol service izaak walton high street stafford town kneelers font choir oldest pews worship acoustics history information trees round
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an ancient church, most impressive in details, long history and special character. I fully recommend visit and study its history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meropi2016
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Just off the High Street sits the Church of St Mary. You could easily pass it by, mainly because it looks a bit weary, but don't. Beautiful stained glass windows and a fantastic choir. Fantastic tiled floors make it a lovely old church to soak...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RON222014
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Just off the main street this oasis of peace and tranquility is wonderful to recharge the weary. Beautiful stained glass windows.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is an amazing church that is packed with history and is an integral part of the community. The church kneelers are an amazing sight as soon as you enter, and inside are tombstones and books of remembrance for those who fought in the wars....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RSC
Reviewed 21 April 2018

St Marys in the center of the City of Stafford dates back from around 1200 AD. the site it stands on was used as a place of worship before then when the original structure was almost certainly constructed of timber. The construction of St Marys...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank edwardbear80
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Attended a funeral at St Mary's yesterday. Beautiful impressive building. It was warm and welcoming, the colourful sea of kneelers was stunning. Very effective sound system. As far removed from some cold, cheerless churches as you could get. I can understand why there are so...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mick T
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a lovely church right in the middle of Stafford town.it has amazing history and is a beautiful church to walk around.Lots of interesting things to read about the church.The Christmas tree festival is totally beautiful and should not be missed combine this with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Glynis186377
Reviewed 8 December 2017

While shopping in Stafford and thought to visit a Beautiful Traditional Church at St.Mary's where my great uncle and aunty got married. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank MarilynWillrich
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited St Mary's at the start of their Christmas Tree display (trees are donated by local businesses and decorated). The church looked amazing. There was a soup, cakes, tea/coffee for sale together with preserves, cakes and a wealth of other items. All monies received went...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Back in the summer I was there to take part in a special service. Lovely building, but sadly I didn't get time to look around in any detail. All the people I met were very welcoming and hospitable. Lovely acoustics to play music in.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cecil H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
The Swan Hotel
727 reviews
.06 km away
Vine Hotel
256 reviews
.25 km away
Travelodge Stafford Central Hotel
350 reviews
.89 km away
Best Western Stafford M6/J14 Tillington Hall Hotel
453 reviews
2.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 266 nearby restaurants
The Grove Coffee House
213 reviews
.08 km away
Soup Kitchen
1 076 reviews
.03 km away
Mela Lounge Stafford
269 reviews
.11 km away
The Swan Brasserie at The Swan Hotel
750 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 62 nearby attractions
Thor's Cave
82 reviews
1.01 km away
Victoria Park
271 reviews
.28 km away
Ancient High House
188 reviews
.07 km away
Stafford Castle
294 reviews
.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Carol W
5 July 2017|
Answer
Response from Ann H | Reviewed this property |
No the crem is miles out of the town you need a car to get there it's in tixall
0
Votes