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Traditional church in charming village

We received a wonderful welcome when we attended morning worship. The church is beautiful with a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Jill-Jack
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Scotland
Friendly church

Nice place with friendly parishioners. My partner helped out with bell-ringing on Sunday morning... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
clivetwooaks
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We received a wonderful welcome when we attended morning worship. The church is beautiful with a long history. I even enjoyed walking around the graveyard attached. The chiming of the clock and the bells was an added bonus.

Thank Jill-Jack
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Nice place with friendly parishioners. My partner helped out with bell-ringing on Sunday morning, and was very well received. (They have 10 bells and need more ringers!)

Thank clivetwooaks
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely church that is steeped in local history. The graveyard has a wonderful cannon salvaged from a shipwreck hundreds of years ago. There are also many sailors buried here that perished off the coast in days gone by. Worth a visit if...More

Thank davidwood33
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Deep history... lovely atmosphere...the church is in the corner of the square...its a lovely church ...

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church inside and out, lovely and peaceful to look around inside and able to take a moment to sit, reflect and light a candle..donation for this was made

Thank kayfruity
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little church set aside from the main square. When you walk around you get to see the long history of the village and it’s people. Well worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Drjohn700
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Came here to see if any of my husbands family continued to live and die here after his ancestor moved to NZ. sadly didn't find any. Did however find our son and laws possible relatives, was funny didn't know they came from the same area....More

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

An old and interesting church, large by village standards with a churchyard that contains the bodies of hundreds of sailors fishermen and strangely of soldiers, all from ships wrecked on the perilous rocks on this the east coast of the Lizard peninsula. Among others there...More

1  Thank Derek V
Reviewed 14 December 2016

St Keverne church is usually open in daylight hours and is the only church on the Lizard peninsular with a spire which serves as a landmark for people out at see. It is a large and interesting church with a stained glass window at the...More

Thank Areviewer24
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I only went to pick up a friend, but what a special building this is. Well worth visiting. Much larger than I thought it would be and old, with much of interest. If you are in the area I would definitely recommend you visit.

Thank Coldst57
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