This ancient village was on the pilgrimage route to Bury St Edmunds and is full of history and legend.
It is believed that there has been a church on this site since the 9th century or even earlier, St Mary Magdalene stands at the end of a spur of high ground, which reaches out northwards towards the River Thames.
St Peter’s Wootton Wawen, near Stratford upon Avon, is one of the oldest structures in England’s idlands. Its tower dates back to the 900s, if not earlier.
Worcester Cathedral has been described as possibly the most interesting of all England’s cathedrals, especially architecturally.
Believed to be the oldest church in Worcester.
A gracious church for gentlefolk.
The church was designed by Edward Welby Pugin (son of Augustus Welby Pugin) and built between 1873 - 1876 to replace a chapel in the grounds which now forms part of St Joseph's High School.
A thousand year old wall carving, a 17th century Fox’s Book of Martyrs hidden within its walls, 14th century Crusader crosses and a 15th century skull from the the War of the Roses.
A small Gothic Revival design of the turn of the 20th century, built for Anglican worship and acquired for Roman Catholic use in the 1970s.
‘Few churches in South Yorkshire contain more that may delay and interest the curious inquirer than this country chapel’. so the great historian Joseph Hunter wrote in 1831.
Head out on a crisp day to explore frosty landscapes and enjoy beautiful displays; lots of churchyards have swathes of snowdrops!
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One journey links four nations, spans 400 years of history and connects millions of people.