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St. Peter and St. Paul's Church

Market Place, Blandford Forum DT11 7AS, England
+44 1258 456260
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Quite interesting to visit although it would have been nice if there had been someone to meet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GibBob
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Lovely welcoming church

As we walked around, we could tell that this is a modern church and it looked very welcoming too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann2shoes1
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Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“CofE...”
2 weeks ago
“Lovely welcoming church”
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Market Place, Blandford Forum DT11 7AS, England
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+44 1258 456260
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite interesting to visit although it would have been nice if there had been someone to meet & greet. Felt a little gloomy, we wondered if it came alive for services?

Thank GibBob
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we walked around, we could tell that this is a modern church and it looked very welcoming too. We are going to poach some of their ideas and try them out in our own church! Lovely building too and worth a visit.

Thank Ann2shoes1
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

We popped in to see the Church on passing. Quite impressive ceiling, not the usual style of interior either. We liked it , you may too.

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

Blandford Forum has a good selection of places to eat ..Especially the Yellow Bicycle cafe ! There's a good leisure centre too !

Thank ARK37
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

Very easy to find as you can see the spire quite a distance away but was very disappointed to find the church all locked up. Well the door at the front wasn't but opened up into a broom cupboard so we didn't venture inside. We...More

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful church. Right now they have a Christmas tree decorating contest. There are some very creative and lovely entries. The ladies that were in the church when I visited were very friendly and warm. If you are in the area, this is...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

An 18th Century architectural gem, with beautifully restored Cupola and wonderful apse ceiling. Quiet and contemplative atmosphere. Tea and scrumptious cakes served by very helpful, knowledgeable and pleasant volunteers.

Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I went on a tower tour in Heritage week. Firstly, the church interior is stunning! The detailed plasterwork ceilings and intricate coloured ceiling above alter, drew the eye instantly. The guide has a wealth of knowledge and, understandably, a passion for the building which makes...More

Thank maryr5192016
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

For a long time the outside has been looking for a make over and its Georgian exterior became eroded and sorry for itself. Soon it will dominate the Market place. That area is not unlike Devises and Sir John Betjamin rated it very highly

Thank R N
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Reviewed September 13, 2015

Visited during the Dorset Architectural Heritage Week and took part in a very interesting tour covering the church's history following the fire in Blandford of 1731. The building is currently about to undergo some overdue restoration work and it is a fascinating place. Church volunteers...More

Thank olit06
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Sunny D
November 14, 2016|
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Response from Hamlet08 | Reviewed this property |
Whereas the church was only open until 12 Noon on weekdays (when the Parish Office closed) the doors are now open daily until 4.00 p.m. - subject to volunteers being available to lock up. At the time of writing, the main... More
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