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St Mary Magdalene Church

Open Now: 08:30 - 16:00
Open today: 08:30 - 16:00
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Beautiful church

This must be one of the most beautiful town churches in the country, and yet strangely under... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
johnfX1850LX
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Impressive

For the size of Newark, St Mary Magdalene is an impressively large medieval church. At 236 feet... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
DunelmArts
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Church Street, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1JS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This must be one of the most beautiful town churches in the country, and yet strangely under promoted (appreciated?) by the town (hardly a mention in any of the five town-trail leaflets). It illustrates that Newark was once a wealthy and important town. A huge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

For the size of Newark, St Mary Magdalene is an impressively large medieval church. At 236 feet, the tower is the highest in Nottinghamshire and the interior merits a visit to discover the stained glass, the 14th century nave and the 15th century chancel. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

This stunning church dominates the town square with its massive spire. The stained glass windows are beautiful and the interior of the church is very well kept. Make sure you walk all around the outside to see its amazing size and perspective.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Wow RAVE Review. This one is fantastic. Wonderful stained glass windows fantastic floors polished lovely people in the church itself lovely cheap refreshments just a great experience

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I think this church is part of the Minster Church and I found it yesterday on a walk around Newark. I was desperate to get in and have a look but it had been closed early, closed at 3.40pm when it states it closes on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Newark for over 2 years and blessed to have such a wonderful church at the centre. But what I love about the church is that it is so welcoming to visitors and residents. They have a superb coffee bar which serves lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GinSnow
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We first went to St Mary's to an organ concert, part of their Market Music series held every Saturday from 1230 to 1315 - coffee is available earlier, so one is made to feel most welcome and a real spirit of inclusiveness. Noticed that some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DRG45
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Really outstanding church right in the middle of historic Newark town centre. History galore and several concerts held here throughout the year.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank decentchaps51
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We dropped in here purely by luck. We were browsing the around the little streets & alleyways pin Newark & found that this place was open & free to walk around. It is a very impressive church with some great architecture & stained glass windows....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lankman
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The biggest parish church in England (or one of the biggest). Built in XII century, it is still magnificent and remains one of the most important landmarks in Newark. Located next to the market. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2017
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