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The history or folklore behind the church is pretty amazing, the beams supporting the roof are said... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Essex, England

wasdale bedrooms are from the church , nice peaceful stroll around, interesting facts inside with... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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Wasdale Head CA20 1EX, England
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 August 2015

As discreet and humble as its location is grand and imposing. Almost hidden from view, surrounded by trees, many of which are yew, this inspirational setting beckons a closer view and the charm of this simple church does not disappoint. Stone walls, wooden beams, stable-like...More

7  Thank Veedubber
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

England's smallest church I was told by another walker. Very nice to see to say you've been. It's not an ancient old building, might be under the pebble render, but is quaint and has a nice stained glass window. Interesting to see some headstones from...More

1  Thank MarcPatch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history or folklore behind the church is pretty amazing, the beams supporting the roof are said to coming from boats of our Norse Invaders. A very plain church but walking round the small cemetery there are Graves of people who lost their lives to...More

Thank Tad666
Reviewed 4 September 2018

wasdale bedrooms are from the church , nice peaceful stroll around, interesting facts inside with history

Thank woolerton
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This tiny Church is well worth a visit but parking may be difficult if you get there the grave yard is very interesting too

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Quaint little church, tucked away. A brilliant place to visit, that takes you back in time. Don;t miss it the views on the road down will take your breath away, to be followed up with a church that time forgot. Car parking is free, either...More

Thank landrovermike
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Every tome i go to wasdale i pop in here to give thanks . A beautiful little church tucked away at the head of the valley

Thank john266L
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A little gem in an idyllic location. It would be easy to miss, but well worth a visit. The drive to Wasdale head is quite demanding, but when combined with a few good walks, this is not to be missed

1  Thank One_Pot
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Nestled under the highest mountain in England, and next to the deepest lake, stands one of the smallest parish churches in England. Lovely setting... It is reputed that the church incorporates wood from a viking longship.. Lovely and quaint inside, and take a look around...More

1  Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 31 January 2018

A small church which has an interesting history which is summarised on Wikipedia. It is claimed that some of the roof timbers came from Viking long ships. Close to the Wasdale Head Inn and well worth a visit.

Thank Ned L
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Looked lovely through the window! Some poignant gravestones of people lost in faraway places. Surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK if not the world!!!!!!

1  Thank chimpchoker33
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Worth a visit when passing this area on your way to Sty Head Tarn or up Scafell. It is small but very interesting and well kept.

Thank 865lynn
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Response from 776geoffl | Reviewed this property |
It was locked early morning when we visted - at about 8am.