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Full of character and history

Excellent place to pop in and take a good look around. The Church is full of History, including... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Beautiful church

Our first visit to Newark, and called in this church on recommendation of the tourism office... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2019
Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to pop in and take a good look around. The Church is full of History, including the burial place of the poet Lord Byron, of which there is a display of his life and works. In addition there's an interesting piece of history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

Our first visit to Newark, and called in this church on recommendation of the tourism office. Beautiful architecture and stained glass. St Georges Chapel emotive with the dedications and information board about WW1 & WW2 soldiers. Recommend a visit here.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic old church with a lot of history ... the guide was really good and this is where Lord Byron and his family are kept in a vault beneath the alter

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

One of the best churches we have ever visited. Nice welcome and free drinks available and seats to sit out. Thanks to a lottery grant lots of information panels about Lord Byron and other notables connected to the church. The grave of Lord Byron is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Went to see Lord Byron grave. Church very informative. Friendly volunteers as well. You could even have refreshments inside the church. Also very handy disabled toilet inside as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Being a fan of Lord Byron I decided to pay his grave a visit with the family and read some poems to them. This church and churchyard are the resting place of Lord Byron and one of his three children, Lady Lovelace, a heroine in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Worth a visit. Full of artistic delights and local heritage, particularly poet Lord Byron. Welcoming helpers eager to answer any questions you may have.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice church with some very helpful and friendly volunteers. Burial place of Lord Byron and Ada Lovelace, and there are some impressive memorials to them and lots of information, including on the composer Eric Coates who lived in the village.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank durham05
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Nice church in nice grounds, lovely area, looks like a nice place for a wedding too. Really good church.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 950nics
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lovely church and grounds. Easy to get to off the tram or from the train station, just follow the signs.

Date of experience: August 2016
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