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St Wilfrid's Church

Riverside, Ribchester, England
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Lovely church in a beautiful location.

St Wilfrid's is a lovely church in a beautiful riverside location in the very attractive and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Closed to tourists

August 2017 and the church is at present closed to tourists. The roof is receiving urgent repairs... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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“ancient roman” (2 reviews)
“ribble” (4 reviews)
“ruins” (2 reviews)
Riverside, Ribchester, England
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

St Wilfrid's is a lovely church in a beautiful riverside location in the very attractive and interesting village of Ribchester. The church grounds are immaculate and well worth a stroll around. I was unable to gain access to interior of the church as it is...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

August 2017 and the church is at present closed to tourists. The roof is receiving urgent repairs and is covered in plastic and scaffolding. The chancel is opened for worship on Sundays. I imagine the cost to be fantastic so if you can afford a...More

Thank Manchester11
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A lovely quaint Church - while worth visiting. It has a calm and peaceful feeling about it and you can just feel the history in the atmosphere.

Thank Catalan58
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were advised to visit Ribchester and I am glad we did; it has quite a history dating back to the Bronze Age. The village is very inviting and does have quite a number of interesting sites such as a roman museum, roman bath ruins,...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our tour group leader brought us here to this old Roman town. On a long morning drive down some very narrow country lanes we arrive in this sleepy little town. Our guide narrates some of the history of Ribchester and describes the weavers cottages and...More

Thank studebhawk
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Gives an impression of just how quiet our lives must have been in the past. Stood still for a few moments and could not hear a sound.

Thank MojoLiverpool
Reviewed 28 April 2015

So much to see in Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, the River Ribble runs through the village, old churches, interesting graveyards with historic information, Alms houses, Roman Museum, Bath house, and Granary. Lovely school, very good restaurants in and in surrounding area, pubs, working men's...More

1  Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 16 March 2015

A very confusing page as the pictures and map refer to St Wilfrid's Ribchester whilst most of the comment to St Wilfrid's Preston, two totally different churches of course.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The church itself is very old and is in the centre of Preston. .Stepping inside from the busy main street was like walking into another world of peace and serenity I am not a regular churchgoer, but I loved the mass and choir and ambience,,...More

1  Thank VETED
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Nice to be able to find an open church Quiet area to reflect and pray Museum next door Local pub nearby

Thank Menumore
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