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St Thomas of Canterbury

Open approx 9.30am to 5pm.

Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire | LE14 2NJ

In a conservation area in the tiny village of Frisby on the Wreake (255 houses), near the market town of Melton Mowbray, the church is as delightful as it sounds.

Dore Abbey

Dore Abbey

The Abbey is usually open 9am to 5pm (4pm in winter), although access to the Presbytery may be limited when a service is in progress. The Abbey grounds are always open.

Abbeydore, Herefordshire | HR2 0AA

This will be the first church that many people visit when exploring the beautiful and aptly named Golden Valley. It is all that is left of a Cistercian abbey founded here in 1147, and consists of what had been the presbytery, crossing and transepts of the abbey church. Much of it dates from the 12th and 13th centuries, though the tower is 17th century.


Abbey Cwm Hir

Abbey Cwm Hir

The ruins are accessible at all times.

Abbeycwmhir, Powys | LD1 6PH

Cwm hir was founded in the 12th century as a daughter house to Whitland but all that remains is the ruined 12th century nave.

St Mary the Virgin

St Mary the Virgin

More information about this church coming soon.

Abbeycwmhir, Powys | LD1 5RP

The church of St Mary in Abbeycwmhir was built in 1865 by Mary Beatrice Phillips, sister of the squire.

Holme Cultram Abbey

Open daily, tours given by prior arrangement.

Abbeytown, Cumbria | CA7 4SD

Following a fire, set by arsonists in 2006, the repairs to one of Cumbria's largest parish churches continues and the building is once again open to visitors, who are uplifted and captivated by its remarkable space.

St Nicholas

Open daily, dawn to dusk.

Abbot's Bromley, Staffordshire | WS15 3DD

One of the most unusual features of St Nicholas's church is six huge pairs of painted reindeer antlers hanging in the north chapel.

St Lawrence the Martyr

St Lawrence the Martyr

The church is open every day of the week from 9.3am to about 4.30pm.

Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire | WD5 0AS

This church was built in 1154AD to extend an old Saxon church and is central to the village of Abbots Langley.

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity

Open daily.

Abbots Leigh, City of Bristol | BS8 3QT

The origins of Abbots Leigh and the Church of Holy Trinity are lost in the mists of time, but there are definite indications of a Celtic Settlement well before the Roman invasion.

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