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A good place to visit.

Enjoyed the few minutes we spent here. The volunteers were friendly and some children got the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Sally B
Berlin, Germany
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Stunning place

We found this beautiful building whilst walking from the eastern to the western side of the Isle of... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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St George's is one of the most magnificent 18th-century church in Dorset. It rises from the rocky and dramatic peninsula of Portland and is the masterwork of a local mason named Thomas Gilbert whose grandfather supplied the Portland stone used to...more
Wide Street | Reforne, DT5 2JP, England
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the few minutes we spent here. The volunteers were friendly and some children got the chance to ring the bell. It's worth reading the plaques around the church.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sally B
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We found this beautiful building whilst walking from the eastern to the western side of the Isle of Portland coastal walk. The gent who was overseeing its being open on the day was a fund of information about the church, the graveyard and its stories,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lincoln_PETE7904
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

St George’s Church provides the visitor with lots to see; there are two pulpits, pews which all face towards the twin pulpits in the centre of the church and the pews are all numbered. There is much to learn about the history of the Isle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We stopped by and encountered the volunteer on duty that day, Paul Glover. We were then enthralled for over an hour by Paul's knowledge and description of various historical events in the life of the church. And I didn't know that I was safe from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AHassall
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I had a lovely time in the church being shown around, and I managed with their help to locate the graves of relatives

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A very unusual Church, with a history, guides are normally there to advise on the history, the adjacent churchyard is worth a wander, definately got a touch of the Hammer House of Horror to it but also a very beautiful and haunting Church - peaceful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda P
Reviewed 30 June 2018

a very well preserved church with a moorish look about it.Some intersting windows and architecture srrounded by a full graveyard.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 4isabel
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Went up to St. George’s church with my jack Russell denzal, always have a wander around the grave yard looking at the headstones it’s so interesting!!! The church is awsum if you haven’t been before it’s one of the many Jewell’s of Portland there was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Jay E
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The annual Carol Service is a must for us we always book a week at Portland just so we can attend. Set in the most beautiful and historic Church which dominates the top hill landscape on Portland, lit by hundreds of candles the church soon...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank denerik2015
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This is the most unique and interesting church that I have visited in a long time, the only services conducted there now, are weddings and a yearly Carol service. There is no charge to go in and the local guide was very knowledgeable, well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Headfoam
The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St George's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind comment!

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Rita M
20 May 2015|
Response from The_CCT | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your inquiry. The church is open every day 10am to 5pm through the summer. We hope you have a great visit!