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St Agatha's Church

A quiet and peaceful church with the benefit of being able to make a cuppa as tea, coffee and an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jnkwgfahq
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Driffield, United Kingdom
Medieval wall paintings

Some of the best medieval wall paintings I've ever seen. Wonderful.This little gem of a church sits... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
JontyClark
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet and peaceful church with the benefit of being able to make a cuppa as tea, coffee and an electric kettle were available. We liked the trust given to pay for anything bought.

Thank jnkwgfahq
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Some of the best medieval wall paintings I've ever seen. Wonderful.This little gem of a church sits cheek by jowl with Easby Abbey, and the walk along the disused railway track from Richmond is delightful.

Thank JontyClark
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This pleasant Church is set in the grounds of Easby Abbey and well worth a visit. It displays artistic paintings on the walls dating back to the 13th century. Can be accessed by foot along the River Swale from Richmond, or by car. Small car...More

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Gorgeous little church, set next to the river Swale and ruined Easby Abbey. St Agatha's is rghtly renowned for its fabulous medieval wall paintings, but don't forget to set aside half an hour or more to saunter round the churchyard, where you'll find some lovely...More

1  Thank brianpikeart
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We visited this church and Easby Abbey after following the lovely (but not well way marked) walk from Richmond. It is a stunning medieval building with some of the best preserved wall paintings we have ever seen. Even without the neighbouring Abbey, this would be...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Attractive old church, with wonderfully preserved murals - a lovely Adam and Eve on one wall, and a very moving crucifixion, entombment and resurrection on the other. Remains of labours of the months in the window arches. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This church has so much character & the wow factor. Absolutely stunning inside and out. Felt privileged to be allowed inside. So peaceful.

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Wow. This lovely church, together with its cemetery, abuts the grounds of Easby Abbey. Lovely but Unassuming from the outside, it contains stunning medieval wallpaintings on either side of its altar. Highly recommend!

1  Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 20 June 2018

St Agatha's is a lovely small church standing next to Easby Abbey. There is a small car park or you can walk from Richmond on a fine day. The wall paintings are the best we have seen and the stained glass windows are a delight...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Standing next to the ruined abbey, and even older, St Agatha's church is a wonder and a joy. It has alfresco paintings on the wall, very rare as most were destroyed by Henry VIII, and those that survived went by Cromwell's hand.

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