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Discover the wonder of the UK’s sacred heritage

Great days out

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Mountain churches

International Mountain Day celebrates the wonder and importance of mountains, here are ten of our favourite mountain churches.

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Christingle

Children and adults of all ages come together to stick sweets on cocktail sticks, stick them in an orange, put a candle on top and gather together. This is Christingle.

Upcoming events

6 Dec

Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Christmas Tree Festival

Weekend spectacle of Christmas Trees, wreaths, bells, angels and baubles as St Mary's church Horncastle comes alive to celebrate the joy of Christmas.

7 Dec

Ripon, Yorkshire

Christmas with Jethro Tull

Ripon Cathedral is delighted to be hosting a special concert with rock legend Ian Anderson and the band on Saturday, 7th December.

The annual Christmas Concert is a highlight of the Cathedral's calendar and this year is no exception. Join us as the combined Cathedral Choirs sing favourite carols and songs for the festive season.

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Visitor guide

Art, architecture, walking, cream teas, sculpture, history, cycling, letterpress, labyrinths, stained glass, quiet space, stepping back in time, beer, embroidery and Doctor Who.

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Tour operators

We are developing a new area of our website, which will bring you special experiences that you or your clients can’t find anywhere else.

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