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Church of St. John the Baptist

| The Church Steps, The Square, Axbridge BS26 2AP, England
+44 1934 732824
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Beautiful

I got married here a million years ago. As I lived locally I could walk to the church on what was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate M
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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Lovely church

Beautiful church and well worth a visit. (Again nothing more to say really to reach the 100... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MaryP250
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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| The Church Steps, The Square, Axbridge BS26 2AP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got married here a million years ago. As I lived locally I could walk to the church on what was a brilliantly sunny August day.

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church and well worth a visit. (Again nothing more to say really to reach the 100 characters minimum)

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this surprisingly large church for such a small village. There are many interesting features in the church with monuments to local families and lovely old stone carvings.

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This Church, looks spectacular. Built from limestone, it stands in an elevated position overlooking the town square. Upon entering, through a modern glass door, one is immediately impressed by its light and airy interior. It is worth lingering to look at the impressive windows and...More

Thank Mike and Pat O
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The church looks brilliant when viewed from all angles. It is worth going inside and walking around to take in the history. Excellent photo from the medieval square abutting the church. If you visit the town definitely go up to the church.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

There is a wealth of history to be discovered within the grounds and inside this church. It has been superbly renovated and is well looked after by the local congregation. The ceiling is a work of art and finding the green man proved an interesting...More

Thank Gordon S
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty old church dominating the square at Axbridge. Dated back to 15th - 16th century for most of it although I believe some parts or built on the site of an older church dating back to the 12th - 13th century. The ceiling in the...More

Thank KatyandPeter
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

A most beautiful and welcoming church set in a beautiful corner of Axbridge complete with very old wells at the foot of the steps.

Thank Topcat2011
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Had to have a quick look in here- its a lovely church and appears to have had an interesting history. I think I found their green man on the ceiling!!! The Old wells next to the church were an interesting find as well :)

Thank astidog
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well worth a visit and if you get chance, join in with the congregation one Sunday. It really is a lovely church with an amazing feeling. The Vicar, Tim is so lovely. The best Vicar ever and he is absolutely amazing with the school children...More

Thank Bigbird1809
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