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Stunning stained glass windows

Beautiful church! Even my teenager was looking round in awe. Stained glass windows are stunning... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
184keeleyp
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful building

Found it was open as we walked around the town. Very impressive from an architecture perspective... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Tommy_Peroni
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the church is out of the town centre, being some distance along church street and away from the main centre of activity. Access is by a well surfaced path. Car parking not always easy. Display of poppies which was the reason for our visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church! Even my teenager was looking round in awe. Stained glass windows are stunning. Loved looking round grave yard

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 184keeleyp
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Found it was open as we walked around the town. Very impressive from an architecture perspective and interesting inside too. Worth a look if you are in the neighbourhood.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tommy_Peroni
Reviewed September 9, 2018

A beautiful church. An old building but very in tune with modern day. We went to see an art installation called 'Our Game' about the Shrovetide match. The exhibition was was fantastic but so was the church!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Culla
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Visited St Oswald Parish Church for the prime reason of seeing the 5000 clay models depicting the annual Ashbourne town football match. The clay models took up the whole of the chancel and was quite a unique sight. Thanks to the church steeple the church...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Large parish church in the centre of Ashbourne. Imposing gateway and make sure you check out the top of the pillars. Church itself is very well maintained, some stunning architecture, and beautifully decorated. There’s a discrete area which contains tombs which again is well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MalcH
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is well worth a visit if just for the scary gates. Inside, the architecture is as impressive as the outside, with a very sad little tomb dedicated to a young girl child. This tomb alone is worth the visit but take some tissues, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katduza
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Nothing of particular interest, but an interesting, and quite typical parish church. Worth a quick visit if you're passing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lovely old church and church yard. Very large for those big occasions be it a wedding or a funeral adequate parking

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I came to the church to see the 5000 clay models on display in the chancel. Very unusual and impressive. But this ancient church is well worth visiting in its own right as a structure and also to look at the various tombs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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No nearest toilets are either Bus Station, Shaw croft Car Park or Market Place
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