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Cathedral of the marshes

This is a spectacular building never to be missed if you are using the A12 on the way to Lowestoft... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michael r
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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This is not a church it's a not so small cathedral! It is absolutely vast and will blow your... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
JethrotheMutant
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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a spectacular building never to be missed if you are using the A12 on the way to Lowestoft. As you round a bend you see it in all its glory standing on a promontory overlooking the small village of Blythbugh. It has a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michael r
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is not a church it's a not so small cathedral! It is absolutely vast and will blow your mind! I'm always grateful to see this church in the distance when driving home

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

A beautiful large light interior with a magnificent view over the marshes. I loved the ceiling and very old inscriptions on the tombs in the nave.Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank antstutch
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The church is airy & massive given the size of the village. It could be combined with a walk to the church at Wenhaston (which houses a doom) as well. there is a huge car park (down a small lane) & though most will come...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A beautiful church built on a scale that shows how wealthy the medieval wool trad must have been. Looking round the graveyuard we were amused to see a headstone for a lady who was known as "Granny Seaside" - cute.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keith19552015
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Holy Trinity is a stunning church, huge for such a small village as Blythburgh, known locally as the 'Cathedral of the Marshes.' As usual in East Anglia, the exterior is completely faced with flint. Easily visited as there is a large car park adjacent to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

On 4 August 1577, at Blythburgh, Black Shuck is said to have burst in through the doors of Holy Trinity Church to a clap of thunder. He ran up the nave, past a large congregation, killing a man and boy and causing the church steeple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maisie H
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This church is impressive and imposing when viewed the A12 while driving, but even more so close up. While quite a plain building inside, the woodwork is magnificent, particularly the Angel ceiling and the pulpit and, whole not stained glass, the large windows let in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank steddiguy
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Standing raised up on a slight rise above the small village this is an imposing glass church, built from wool money. It has an "angel" roof and beautiful "poppyhead" pews. There are also some other unusual features. Parking is nearby, don't be tempted to try...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We visited this beautiful church again having come several times last year but each time we find there is more to view. Spend time sitting in one of the pews and look up at the beautiful ceiling covered with carved angels.This church has a wonderfully...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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