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800+ Years of Serving the Lord

The weight of time falls lightly on this really old church. Such a contrast to the many magnificent... read more

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This enormous church is a must see for any church crawler. Lovely stained glass but with a light... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Peter T
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Reviewed yesterday

The weight of time falls lightly on this really old church. Such a contrast to the many magnificent cathedrals that soared above our heads. Humble yet elegant with many beautiful features. Great parking area (for a fee) to explore the town and walk along the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This enormous church is a must see for any church crawler. Lovely stained glass but with a light and airy feel too, and an active ministry.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Although it was raining, we wanted to visit Kendal. We were not dissapointed. Nice to visit. The church was pretty on the outside, didn't go in however.

Thank E M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Walked past this awesome Church a few times and each time stoped in awe of it! Really really lovely church would recommend going to have a look

Thank BillyS89
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Having walked up the hill to see the castle built by Queen Catherine Parr's grandfather William, we returned to the town to visit the Parish Church to see where he was buried. Have to say that his tomb was rather unimpressive, but the Church is...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We had no idea that Kendal hosts the largest church in the Lake District. Parts of it were from the X111 century but most is more modern. It used to host 1100 people which must have been extraordinary. Inside it has some lovely stained glass...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This church is a leftover from the glory years of the Church of England and sits in the town -centre as a reminder if what things used to be. It is sad in one way and must be a nightmare to the church authorities.Funding the...More

Thank Mr Ken T
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This church is enormous, and has really beautiful stained glass windows. It is very historic having been established in the 11th century.There are lots of leaflets to tell you about the history and point out the effigies, plaques and statues.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Built in 1201 and still looking good. The view from the river of the back of the church reminded me of Cambridge. The stained glass windows are beautiful. Near to the Lakeland Museum.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This is, officially, a church and not a cathedral, but visitors cannot fail to be impressed by its scale and majesty. It has a full peal of bells and a lovely riverside setting. It even has it’s own pub - one of only two in...More

Thank Howi58
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