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We really enjoyed looking round Howden Minster-particularly the stained glass-all of it was very... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Stone, United Kingdom
Ministerial Architecture, Medieval History & Church Mice

If you have reason to be belting up and down the M62 coming/going Hull take time to chill out and... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We really enjoyed looking round Howden Minster-particularly the stained glass-all of it was very impressive-the whole town is very pretty and worth a visit.

Thank gailee272
Reviewed 30 August 2018

If you have reason to be belting up and down the M62 coming/going Hull take time to chill out and deviate off route into Howden for an hour or two - you won't regret it. A picturesque market town with its centre piece of Howden...More

Thank whitevanman2014
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Minster, so old, lots of history, try and find all the church mice carved by Robert (Mousey) Thompson.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Visited while a huge group of schoolchildren and helpers were having some sort of musical event so I felt I was intruding and didn’t stay long. There were bottles of water, clothing and other items placed on ancient monuments and the place looked unloved and...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A visit to Howden minster was truly inspiring. Beautiful architecture, soaring towers and the most beautiful bells I have heard in a long time. A sedentary walk through the ruins evoke memories of time gone by. Beautifully kept area of outstanding beauty and all on...More

Thank 59globetrotter
Reviewed 31 May 2018

A splendid combination of ruin and functioning church. A little off the beaten track compared to those minsters / cathedrals which are also popular tourist attractions, so I had this impressive historical and spiritual building all to myself. There is much of interest to see,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were attracted to this church because its impressive tower can be clearly seen from the nearby motorway. It is a wonderful building, partially ruinous, but what remains is absolutely full of interest. This church was real joy to visit.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Half ruins. Set in the centre of Howden. Well kept. Parking alongside. The church was locked on our visit.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Minster, both ruins and actual church, are charming to visit. It is the centre of a really pleasant and interesting old town centre.

Thank GooleTown
Reviewed 3 January 2018

You will hear the bells chime all around Howden, but the Minster is beautiful inside and out and looks really great in the sun. There is a nice park to picnic in just behind the Minster and appreciate the architecture from a distance. If you...More

Thank Debbie W
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