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St Walburge's Church

Open Now: 07:30 - 19:30
Open today: 07:30 - 19:30
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been there since i was a child love it please keep it safe,never ever let it become a mosque,very... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Michelle E
Preston, England, United Kingdom
Calm and sultry

I used to live just around the corner, I'm not religious by any means would would often pop in on... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Weston Street, Preston PR2 2QE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Is is a gem church , but I poor condition , taken over by a Latin Mass order from France with young Canons and Nuns . The service of course is discreet and moving but it’s nit an everyday worship if your a Christian ....More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 12 August 2018

been there since i was a child love it please keep it safe,never ever let it become a mosque,very magical glows at night time it stands so proud in the sky line

1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I used to live just around the corner, I'm not religious by any means would would often pop in on my way home from work just to sit and appreciate the beautiful building.

Thank 639garethh
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

In my opinion this should be number one on things to do in Preston. The church as a most stunning interior. The windows are worth a visit on there own. I understand it also as one of the steepest steeple in the country.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Absolutely fascinating! John, our tour guide, brought Preston' s history to life. Covering topics of when the area was a leprosy colony and the introduction of, "Grey Friars" to care for the sick. He also talked about Fred Didnah, the steeplejack and how he left...More

Thank 908catherine50
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This beautiful church is served by priests of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. If you wish to experience holy mass as celebrated by countless generations of Catholics prior to Vatican2 then come along and immerse yourself in the liturgy performed in a...More

1  Thank iainw9
Reviewed 27 November 2017

About 15 minutes walk from Preston centre, St.Walburge's church is approached through some ugly industrial areas, they intensify the gothic splendour of this amazing church and its massive 309 foot spire.. St Walburge's Catholic shrine church is a Preston landmark and is well worth the...More

4  Thank deniscroissant
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Called in on the of chance , the place is just beautiful brought back childhood memorise the glass work is amazing

1  Thank irenelong
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I like to visit churches to admire the architecture. This is a good example of a 19th century place to worship that has an unusually positioned spire in the middle of one side. When I visit a church I like to light a candle to...More

2  Thank albeback1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This church is truly magnificent in every way. It has the tallest free standing spire in UK and is massive inside. At its peak could accommodate thousands in one sitting. Large triptych on wall is 14th century and church is a living testimony to the...More

3  Thank crighton007
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Response from 639garethh | Reviewed this property |
I used to live just round the corner from the church and it seemed to be open almost everyday up until around 3-4