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St Peter's Church

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
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Historical gem!

This was my third visit doing historical research on the Boleyn family. What a gem and magical... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Passport-Maven
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Acton, California
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Lovely Church

If you like churches then definitely worth a look. Thomas Boleyn’s tomb is located in the church... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Readern
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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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St Peter's Church is the parish church of Hever village. The Church is Grade 1 listed and there has been a church on this site for nearly 900 years. Volunteers open the church on a daily basis between 9.30 am and 10 am and close the church at around...more
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit doing historical research on the Boleyn family. What a gem and magical place. Staying at Hever Castle as well, it’s a must visit. Please stop in, read the plaques, visit inside and the grounds. You won’t be disappointed. Free, easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary PCC at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We have continued to work on improving the interior of the church by restoring our 2 lovely paintings, upgrading the curtains and other furnishings and our next project starting next week will be to improve the heating system. This...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

If you like churches then definitely worth a look. Thomas Boleyn’s tomb is located in the church. My grandparents are located at the bottom of churchyard if you fancy doing some tidying !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Pleasant looking church overlooking the entrance to the castle. Did not wait long as deep conversation going on between staff so did not want to impose.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mandy Y, PCC SEcretary at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review, I am sorry you felt you could not look around for longer. The church is looked after by the PCC and manned by volunteers, apart from the vicar of course. We welcome all visitors, if a service is in progress...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

A short walk from Hever Castle is this beautiful old church. When I visited there were no other people present. The peacefulness of the building was uplifting. Seeing the tomb of Thomas Boleyn and the floor brass of his infant son was very special and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary PCC of Hever at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to St Peter's Church.

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Lovely tranquil old church, well maintained & interesting. Very historic with many interesting features & well tended graveyardMore

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary PCC of Hever at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We have a lovely band of volunteers who help maintain the church and ensure it is open every day for visitors. Our gardener will be delighted to hear your comments about the graveyard. We hope you will visit us again...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

I did not know, that Thomas Boleyn is buried in this church and so I was surprised to stand in front of his tomb. The church itself is rather old surrounded by a churchyard with lots of old gravestones. I was the only visitor in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary PCC of Hever at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Did you spot the little brass to Thomas Boleyn's son just by the altar too? The stories the church could tell of its 900 years would be interesting to hear don't you think? We hope you will pop by again

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A stunning beautiful church with a well cared cemetery We spent ages looking around this is a must to visit as it holds the tomb to Queen Elizabeth’s 1sts Grandfather

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary Hever PCC at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed visiting our historic church and we hope you come back for another visit soon

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Lovely old English church with the tomb of Anne Boleyn father. One bit of advice is mind the steps as you go in the church door!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary Hever PCC at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for visiting our lovely Grade 1 church, we hope you will visit us again soon

Reviewed 3 March 2018

A nice trip to Hever Castle which was still shut, my friends and I viewed this lovely little chapel where among others the father of Anne Boleyn is buried. Felt like being part of the old history...xxx

Date of experience: January 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary Hever PCC at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We are glad you had a chance to pop in and view our church, we hope you will visit again soon

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We discovered St Peter's after walking on a little bit from Hever Castle (which was unfortunately shut when we visited) and we were so glad that we did. It was beautiful and peaceful and the history part wasn't too shabby either.More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Mandy Y, Secretary Hever PCC at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words. The PCC and Friends of St Peter's have worked hard to maintain the church building and its contents. The donations made by visitors are much appreciated and are of great help in achieving this ongoing task. We hope you...More

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