St. Edward's Church
St. Edward's Church
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  • Sarah M
    Romford, United Kingdom344 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must to visit
    A place to sit and reflect. Plenty to see and absorb. Beautiful wall in memorial to the lost in WW1. With a folder giving military history, family connections and life. A mention goes to the Clifford family who lost 4 very young men. The North porch must be viewed with The Yew Tree door' or 'The Hobbit door' or 'The Hobbit door'
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 July 2023
  • John B
    Houston, Texas235 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful & Mystical
    As a Lord of the Rings fan, the door with the huge yew trees built into the walls and the lantern above was so magical it inspired J.R.R.Tolkien to include it as the entry to Moria the ancient land of the dwarves. Inside of church also beautiful. Stow was the site of the last battle of the first British Civil War . The small church yard is peaceful but also a bit spooky. A highlight of Stow
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 July 2023
  • mark b
    Essex, United Kingdom29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A church Yew will love
    St. Edward's Church in Stow-on-the-Wold is a Lovely Cotswold church which has its north door wonderfully guarded by two old Yew trees either side perfectly framing its porch where small stained glass windows crown the arch of the door. This makes it so picturesque with very much an old world epic folklore story charm. Great for unique photo opportunities. Don't forget to take some time inside to sit, maybe pray and simply enjoy the peace that these lovely old churches give!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 October 2023
  • morfias
    Telford, United Kingdom102 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing, looks like Film Set
    Parking is always difficult. We parked at a nearby petrol station but parking time is free for 30 minutes. Short walk to St. Edwards Church (The Doors of Durin). The church doors was closed when we got there but had a very pleasant walk to the church grounds. We were very excited to visit this attraction but we’re not disappointed. Amazing is the word I would describe it. Very surreal, magical, unexpected. We took loads of pictures. Very busy. Don’t be put off if google maps say the church is closed. The gates are open so you can go into the grounds.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 April 2024
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Daniela K
Fontana, CA79 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
This was so pretty, and my son loved roaming around the churchyard. Usually I don't feel like these picture perfect locations are worth the effort, but I was genuinely impressed by how picturesque and charming it was.
Written 18 June 2024
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arunshetty
Bengaluru, India136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
A church in the main town centre, you get a calm vibe as soon as you step in, the architecture is good as any, it is the door at the back of the church with the yew tree on either side which draws the crowds. depending on the time of the day it does feel other worldy sometimes.
Written 12 April 2024
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morfias
Telford, UK102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Parking is always difficult. We parked at a nearby petrol station but parking time is free for 30 minutes.
Short walk to St. Edwards Church (The Doors of Durin).
The church doors was closed when we got there but had a very pleasant walk to the church grounds.
We were very excited to visit this attraction but we’re not disappointed. Amazing is the word I would describe it. Very surreal, magical, unexpected.
We took loads of pictures. Very busy.
Don’t be put off if google maps say the church is closed.
The gates are open so you can go into the grounds.
Written 1 April 2024
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Meander34228819939
27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Gorgeous little church in a lovely village! Well worth a visit, the trees are magical almost as if pulled straight from a book, the stained glass windows are gorgeous and the information throughout the church is fascinating, some of the Graves are hundreds of years old.
Written 14 February 2024
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141jeng
Evesham, UK643 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Live locally, but finally got to take a photo of the famous door. Took on a lovely crisp November afternoon.

Lovely church!
Written 24 November 2023
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mark b
Essex, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
St. Edward's Church in Stow-on-the-Wold is a Lovely Cotswold church which has its north door wonderfully guarded by two old Yew trees either side perfectly framing its porch where small stained glass windows crown the arch of the door. This makes it so picturesque with very much an old world epic folklore story charm. Great for unique photo opportunities. Don't forget to take some time inside to sit, maybe pray and simply enjoy the peace that these lovely old churches give!
Written 31 October 2023
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Lucy T
Bournemouth, UK101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Beautiful church, the famous door is as beautiful as everyone makes out so is worth a visit for a cheeky photo, really disappointing to see how disrespectful tourists are walking over graves etc though
Written 26 October 2023
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18cheryl
Dunstable, UK147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Lovely church , well worth a visit in my opinion ,gets busy at times ,by the church door but it didn’t put us off going to see it
Written 12 October 2023
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fire-tower
2,890 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
We were in Cotswold and passed by Stow-on-the-Wold and visited St Edward’s Church. It was a rainy day but we managed to the the famed Yew Tree Door. The church’s beautiful and well maintained. Definitely worth a visit if you are by Stow-on-the-Wold.
Written 11 October 2023
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David C
Telford, UK327 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Well worth a visit to this church, make sure you go inside and admire the architecture. Very moving memorial to those who lost their lives during the first World War.
Written 18 September 2023
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