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Historic church

Welcoming historic church. Appreciated the signage pointing out interesting details. Look at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
Lovely, cool church

Lovely Church that was surprisingly cool to walk in. I think it was the thick, stone walls that... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Just_a_normal_mom
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 weeks ago
“Historic church”
1 Sep 2018
“Lovely, cool church”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming historic church. Appreciated the signage pointing out interesting details. Look at the embroided kneelers, little works of art and the anchorites cell. I purchased a childrens guide which was very informative.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KAW687
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Lovely Church that was surprisingly cool to walk in. I think it was the thick, stone walls that kept the church so cool. Lovely stained glass windows too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed August 3, 2018

St James's Church in Shere is one of the main places to visit in Shere. It played a cameo role in a few Hollywood films including Bridget Jones, the Edge of Reason. It is also where the Anchoress of Shere was incarcerated. A fascinating historial...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is a church right next our workplace. Fantastic Stained glass work here. Very serene with the greenery, cemetery, and the ding dong bells.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is a church that encapsulates the history and character of Shere and continues to play an active role in village life.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

The church was beautiful with lots of history. The information available from the current congregation was very interesting and it was refreshing to see that the church is currently an active place for worship and fellowship.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Really good church to go and visit, located in shere in Guildford area. Dates back to the 13th century and is nice and clean inside. There is a free car park a short distance away. Well worth stopping by if in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

St James’s Church ticks most boxes for your quintessential English church and seem to recall it dates back to circa 1290! Shere itself of course is lovely in its own right and the church compliments that and visa versa, hardly surprising that the film makers...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nos6
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Spur of the moment visit to Shere as I live close by. The parking is excellent as there are blue parking signs all the way in from the main road and the car park is huge plus it is free, which is rare around here....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

A really stunning church used in the last scene of The Holiday and Bridget Jones' Diary. A stunning village but absolutely full of cars despite a free car park a very short distance away (which you can see the church from).

Date of experience: April 2018
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