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Virtual visits

England

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Bradford Cathedral

Bradford's beautiful cathedral is a hidden jewel waiting to be discovered with its peaceful setting in tranquil gardens where once battle raged.

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Exeter Cathedral

One of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere: inside you’ll find a building which has lived through war, political unreset, the Exeter Blitz and much more.

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Gloucester Cathedral

Take in the beautifully restored medieval Lady Chapel and our impressive Norman nave, or journey into the crypt below and the tribune gallery above.

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Salisbury Cathedral

This beautiful place welcomed countless visitors for just shy of 800 years, with the best preserved Magna Carta of 1215.

Wales

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Llanynys St Saeran

From centuries old graffiti inscribed upon the door to the magnificently preserved medieval wall painting of St Christopher, our history can be read as you journey around this church.

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Ruthin St Peter

Tucked away on one side of the old market square of Ruthin, behind a set of marvellous gilded wrought iron gates.

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Cyfylliog St Mary

‘Fylliog church is an ancient, thoroughly restored in the 20th century, set in a quiet and peaceful location nestled beneath trees beside a flowing river, it is an oasis of calm where the spiritual and divine is easy to feel.

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Llanarmon Yn Ial St Garmon

A veritable treasure trove of hidden history, from pre-reformation chandeliers, effigies of Welsh Princes, ivory states of St Garmon and so much more to explore, all set within a beautiful village, a place of rest and refreshment.

Northern Ireland

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Clogher Cathedral

According to tradition a monastery and bishopric were founded in Clogher circa 490 by St Macartan on the orders of St Patrick.

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Larne St Cedma

In the 6th century a church of Augustinian friars stood here, followed by a Norman church in 1350, with parts of its fabric still remaining.

Nendrum Monastic Site

The best example in Northern Ireland of a pre Norman monastic enclosure, sitting on a tidal island.

Dewch yn Gyfaill Ymddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol yr Eglwysi - ar gyfer pobl sy'n dwli ar eglwysi!