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Shobdon Church

Shobdon, Shobdon HR6 9LZ, England
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SHOBDEN CHURCH - THE WEDDING CAKE CHURCH - FULL OF PEACE & SILENCE

Friday 27th July 18, we awoke to a hot sunny morning, which continued that way all day. My husband... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
So that's what rococo means!!!

This church looks like so many others. You drive up a long smart road, past a cricket pavilion in a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sabatinitennis
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“wedding cake” (5 reviews)
“rococo style” (2 reviews)
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Shobdon, Shobdon HR6 9LZ, England
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"wedding cake"
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"strawberry hill"
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"rococo style"
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"well worth a visit"
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"white interior"
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"horace walpole"
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"arches"
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"gothic"
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"pale"
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"pulpit"
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"stone"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday 27th July 18, we awoke to a hot sunny morning, which continued that way all day. My husband and I decided to take a stroll through the village and go to visit Shobdon Church. The first known church at Shobdon was a timber chapel,...More

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church looks like so many others. You drive up a long smart road, past a cricket pavilion in a field of wheat and the church rch sits on its own opposite the ex cricket field. Only on opening the door do you realise that...More

Thank sabatinitennis
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The church of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon is the prettiest church where I have ever attended a service, the garden surrounds are perfect for photographs. I attended a family wedding here in October 2016 - so happy I was able to fly from Oz...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had been told about this unique church by a friend & went to see it for ourselves, & were not dissapointed. The church is Gothic & Rococo in design which is very unusual & has a painted interior, the wall colours being two toned...More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Well worth the effort of going. A lovely little church with a most unique white and blue interior. Nice walks in the area as well.

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

On the outside Shobdon Church is a pretty parish church similar to very many others. The grounds are neatly kept and the setting is very peaceful. But inside..... What a visual feast for the eyes, and unlike anything else you will see in a country...More

2  Thank LevelsMaid
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Whilst staying in Shobdon, we visited the Church and The Arches. Absolutely Breathtaking. This church is stunning. We had a lovely sunny day and captured some fabulous memories here.

2  Thank Howell1962
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This church is so very pretty and unusual. I haven't seen a church as lovely as this before and it is well worth a visit.

Thank Mullers50
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

There can be few such places that you can see are a real "one-off" in both the UK and the world today. Unless they decide, for some bizarre reason, to create a duplicate of this church in Las Vegas - then you will see no...More

Thank martinu
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful church with a Strawberry Hill Gothick interior. I loved it but it is like Marmite I expect - love it or hate it!

Thank SandraLeLa
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