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St. Martin's Church

North Holmes Road, Canterbury CT1 1PW, England
+44 1227 768072
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Day-Trip to Canterbury and Dover from London
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North Holmes Road, Canterbury CT1 1PW, England
+44 1227 768072

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Martins was the first Christian church in the uk. It may have been 907 ad. Sorry not to be more specific. If one of the.church elders are there they will give you a full insight into the history.

1  Thank katiegowlett
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were so amazed at this old church and the cemetery. It is so steeped in history and a must to see. It is the oldest church in England that still provides church service.

Thank Coreen D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Interesting church. Smaller than I thought and was hoping for a few more ancient artifacts but interesting all the same. Free entry.

Thank sams186402
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This Saxon church with many later additions is built on the site of a Roman temple to Siluris (the spring still wells up and floods the church occasionally), and may have been a Celtic shrine before the Romans. Of considerable archaeological interest. Built at the...More

Thank 33ash
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was not widely advertised and I came across this church by chance. Wow, the history the place is fascinating - I didn't realise the historical significance of this church, or that it was part of the world heritage site, along with St Augustine's Abbey.The...More

1  Thank sen90
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Got there at about 4pm on Sunday 5th March. The general introductory board at the entrance told us some of the history of the Church. But Tripadvisor had warned us it was best to phone first, so we might have a guide, and also could...More

Thank nicholasreed2017
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Check opening times before you visit. An incredible building including a very old font and some roman walls.

Thank Filby1929
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Arriving in Canterbury, we jumped in a cab to get to this church on a Sunday morning right after its morning service. We were welcomed by several members of the congregation and encouraged to take a good luck at their ancient Church. It's a small...More

Thank mbpman
Reviewed 2 February 2017

After walking quite a way out of the city centre to see this historic church, we were very disappointed to find that it was closed with no advertised opening ties other than services.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to look for this very historic place after reading a sign in Lady Wooten's Garden just outside the city walls. It told of a time long gone and a Frankish bride. So we had to see what turns out to be the oldest...More

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