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History lessons in abundance

Beautiful church that is well maintained & cared for by members of the congregation. The tree lined... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan A
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Worth the visit

Impressive building and worth seeing if you're on a trip to the Peak district. The visit is quickly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chloington
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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An historic, grade 1 listed building with in the village of Tideswell. The site has a recorded history approaching a thousand years, the current building approximately six hundred and thirty. The Church is Grade 1 listed (since 1967) as “one of the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Commercial Road, Tideswell, Peak District National Park SK17 8NU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church that is well maintained & cared for by members of the congregation. The tree lined avenue to the main door provides a wonderful background for wedding photographs.Well tended grounds.We were lucky to be sightseeing whilst the organist was playing. Enhanced the atmosphere to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive building and worth seeing if you're on a trip to the Peak district. The visit is quickly done but for its architecture and history I would recommend visiting it

Thank chloington
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Totally didn’t expect this stunning large church in the tiny village of Tideswell. Lovely on the outside and some of the stain glass windows on the inside are very impressive. Definitely worth a visit if staying nearby within the Peak District :)

Thank CraigE1119
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful gem. A surprise in a small little village in the Derbyshire countryside. Incredible remnants of pre reformation art and liturgical statements on the walls Stained glass impressive and special. What an extraordinary item to find in the middle of nowhere. Loved it...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Tideswell is a cute little town, so it is astonishing to find such a huge church at the Centre of the town. It is well worth taking a look inside. There is plenty to see and learn from. Loved it.

Thank jw6969
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A person interested in history could spend hours in this beautiful church. Its so full of history and still operating as a normal day church.

Thank raymondmccaw
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a delightfully impressive and immensely large church for such a small town. Has some excellent stained glass windows. It is a characteristically classic church of yesteryear. Do take the opportunity to pop into this venue as and when you get the chance. It's...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The stained glass windows are beautiful and the detailed woodwork and stonework make this an absolute gem to look at.

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fairly austere inside but this reflects history of mill children at nearby Litton Mill who need to be remembered.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The cathedral of the peak is worth a visit, however it is smaller than a lot of normal churches. A small village with a very nice bread/cake shop serving large excellent rolls, opposite the cathedral.

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