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Lesser-Known Gem

See the priory church at Boxgrove. Beautiful, peaceful atmosphere, and great history. Perhaps the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
Beautiful sanctuary

A lovely place to reflect and enjoy some quiet time. The little church is a delight and the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Viv I
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

See the priory church at Boxgrove. Beautiful, peaceful atmosphere, and great history. Perhaps the most lovely church in Sussex.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IanF331
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A lovely place to reflect and enjoy some quiet time. The little church is a delight and the surroundings are beautiful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Viv I
Reviewed 6 September 2018

In the beautiful village of Boxgrove, this 12th-century priory is hidden away from the main road (The Street). Well worth a visit as is Boxgrove itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CyrusPine
Reviewed 14 July 2018

English Heritage steer you to what was a travellers lodge that was part of the priory, This is the ruins that are pictured. The church adjacent is the most significant part of the real priory that remains standing. This is not owned by English Heritage....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I didn't expect to find such a lovely and interesting church here - well worth a visit. There is also plenty of other local info on the notice boards.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maxineh12016
Reviewed 1 June 2018

A beautiful and interesting small church. We were welcomed by a member of the congregation who was full of information and added a great deal to our visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bathexplorer2014
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I have been here many times and i pay my respect to Billy Fiske the first American killed in the Battle of Britain 1940. He is honored in St Paul's cathedral, by Winston Churchill. The church itself sits on two ley lines and is steeped...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I stopped here primarily as I had been to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum and read there that American RAF pilot Billy Fiske had been buried here. I found his grave easily in the cemetery and it is, as expected, beautifully kept. Inside the lovely old...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BobIvey633
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We planned this as a stop on our journey to the Sussex coast to visit a couple of galleries. Simon Jenkins gives it 3 stars in his 1000 best Churches - and rightly so. A fine well-proportioned building with plenty of outside interest but inside...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jawenold
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Came across Boxgrove Priory by chance. Really lovely remains to look at. Worthwhile popping by if you're in nearby Chichester

Date of experience: October 2017
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16 February 2015|
Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a small car park right next to the priory and it's free.