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Traditional English Church with a strong Australian twist!

My wife and myself are spending the Xmas Holiday at the impressive Bailbrook House Hotel (separate... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
London, United Kingdom
Admiral Phillip Captain of the First Fleet and founder of Australia first Governor General of NSW is buried within

St Nicholas's Church wherein lie the remains of Admiral Arthur Phillip founder of Australia and... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
Mike J
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Church Close, Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TU, England
+44 1225 442311
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

My wife and myself are spending the Xmas Holiday at the impressive Bailbrook House Hotel (separate Review to follow) and this morning choose to walk into Bath along the nearby canal. This took us through the village of Bathampton where we came across the lovely...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

St Nicholas's Church wherein lie the remains of Admiral Arthur Phillip founder of Australia and first Governor General of NSW this will mean nothing except to every Australian being Captain of the First Fleet to Australia Captain Phillip is buried in the church and there...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed October 5, 2017

A beautiful church and churchyard. Burial place of Arthur Phillip 1738-1814 - First Governor of New South Wales Australia, Walter Sickert the artist and the man who invented Plasticine (apologies for forgetting his name.) If you enjoy history and beautiful memorials, it's well worth a...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This place is a nightmare especially for traffic because of the Toll Bridge. Frankly the whole village is being ruined by the sheer amount of traffic that moves through this little fragile village. You spend most the time trying not to get run over if...More

Thank AjHacker
Reviewed June 5, 2017

St Nicholas is a must visit for all Australians interested in Australian history as it is were Captain Arthur Phillip the First Governor of NSW is buried. Great displays and history adorns the walls of the church and a special memorial set up for the...More

Thank DitchAustralia
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting because it shows how depends on your perspective. Here at St Nicholas Arthur Phillip is a heroic coloniser. For me as an Australian he represents a brave pioneer who began a cultural clash and dispossesion of another nation made up of the various...More

Thank xiaoshan04
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

This is arguably an atypical British country church, however its location in such a lovely small town, close to not only the beautiful countryside around it, but also Bath and Bathampton, makes for an interesting visit. Visit on a Saturday in summer and you may...More

Thank GoldenRob
Reviewed October 14, 2015

All Australians owe their nationality & lifestyle to this man who led the First Fleet of a handful of ships to Australia in 1788 to establish the penal colony & first British settlement in Australia in Sydney Cove. Largely an unsung hero in the UK,...More

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