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Southwell Minster

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Address: Church St., Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
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Candlelight Carol Service

Wonderful. Minster packed. All pomp and ceremony - wonderful choir, organ, service, atmosphere in this heavenly minster. So uplifting- highlight of Our Christmas. A Must for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful. Minster packed. All pomp and ceremony - wonderful choir, organ, service, atmosphere in this heavenly minster. So uplifting- highlight of Our Christmas. A Must for everyChristmas - and anytime to visit.agical at any time of the year. Loads of lovely restaurants around. Everyone should visit

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Lincolnshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have often visited here, usually for services and most recently for a Saturday evensong. This is a beautiful, peaceful building in a lovely little town. Choral Evensong was a spiritual experience, heightened by the lovely incense swirling around the building upon arrival (slightly bizarre, though, that the incense wasn't used during the service itself, of course)!

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Thank BigWoo
Flore, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This magnificent Minster sits majestically in the beautiful market town of Southwell - we were staying nearby for one night at the Saracens Head Hotel and thought it would be well worth a visit. Although it's free to get in we thought the suggested donation of £5:00 to go in was quite steep (£10:00 for the two of us) when... More 

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Thank Peterandstephen
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Southwell Minster is always a lovely spot for me when I need a quiet place to think. I made a point of showing it to my cousin when she visited from the US and she loved it.

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Cardiff, Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had intended to visit Lincoln cathedral whilst staying in the very good Newark Guest Lodge, but while taking breakfasr, another resident suggested we consider Southwell Minster as it was more convenient to our route back home to south Wales. We took his advice, and we are so glad we did so. Southwell Minster is simply stunning, dominating the centre... More 

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Thank jollyrobert
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting with some historic headstones around it. The church itself is in good repair. One can also visit another building on the side (free). Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank Horst M
Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I have attended the emergency services carol evening and it is something i look forward to every christmas.

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Thank Daniel F
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic welcoming place of worship and awe and wonder. Disabled access and facilities. Shop and cafe serving a wide range of meals and snacks.

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Barnet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church and a lot of history. I would recommend a quick or an extended visit if you have time.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday - 17th Dec 2016 we visited this minster for Christmas carol concert for everybody. The building itself is stunning, huge, in a very nice small town or village. The concert was what I did hope for - full of joy, singing carols, Christmas spirit. My husband and I absolutely loved it and we left with smile and happiness. Because... More 

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