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A fine treat

Do take time to stop by this wonderful church to view the various interior and exterior... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Valerie F
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Historic church in a beautiful village setting

A charming historic church set in the village of Zennor just off the Penwith coastal road and... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Newlyn, United Kingdom
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This historic church features a famous 15th-century bench end that depicts the mythical Mermaid of Zennor.
Zennor, England
+44 1736 741488
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Do take time to stop by this wonderful church to view the various interior and exterior splendours. The guide pamphlet is extremely helpful. Church has been repaired, renewed in parts and really looks fantastic. Besides looking around do sit in the quiet and absorb the...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed June 29, 2018

A charming historic church set in the village of Zennor just off the Penwith coastal road and walking path. Great atmosphere inside. All the seats have unique crafted cushions. Look for the legendary mermaid's bench.

Thank allankidson
Reviewed May 23, 2018

A very old but charming church. Steep steps to the entrance but lovely inside. Well worth a visit...

Thank Steve T
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Churches like this are a gem ! Full of atmosphere and beautiful inside.I dont buy into myths and fables etc with the mermaid but this church is a must see.

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

St Senara's church in Zennor is probably situated on the site of a Celtic church from the 6th Century, and the unusual name reflects the continuation of Celtic traditions, as Senara is linked to the legendary Breton princess Asenora. The current building is believed to...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Popped my head in just before a service was about to start. I was invited to stay for the service but with a 10 hour drive ahead of us there just wasn't time. Still they let me in to have a nosy round and told...More

Thank riggieih
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a magical church - hard by The Tinners Arms! The church is steeped in history which pours out of the walls and the pews. Visit it for the 11am Sunday service to enjoy it at its best and be warmly welcomed by the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed December 28, 2017

We entered to see the children's exhibition (Christmas-time). The bonus was a lovely and very old interior. It goes back to the 13th century.

Thank PieterBolinder
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We were staying in Zennor so, having heard the mermaid myth, couldn't resist walking around the Church. The mermaid chair is a must see, but the whole building exhudes tranquility & age. A very worthwhile visit, even if not religiously minded.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Several years ago, after I bought my daughter the beautiful book "The Mermaid of Zennor", it was nice to bring her to the church where the fabled Mermaid supposedly appeared. The Mermaid pew is displayed along with the tale for those unfamiliar with the story....More

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Louise D
September 5, 2018|
Response from flyinghigh1000 | Reviewed this property |
Thats a pity.I took pot luck and went there on a Monday early evening.To my surprise it was open.Not sure if you have searched how to find opening times.Has the church a webpage ?