We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Worth popping in

Very interesting to see a circular church. Was worth popping my head in and having a nose. Not a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bristol, United Kingdom
lovely church -- graveyard with Ebonezer Scrooge's gravestone!

We happened across this beautiful church while we were exploring the quarry dingle and were told... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aurora, Colorado
Read all 256 reviews
All photos (64)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“christmas carol”(20 reviews)
“stained glass”(17 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
St Chad's Terrace, Shrewsbury SY1 1JX, England
+44 1743 365478
Improve This Listing
Reviews (256)
Filter reviews
250 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ebenezer scrooge christmas carol stained glass well worth a visit friday lunchtime free concerts great acoustics unusual building quarry park beautiful windows shropshire light infantry free entry visiting shrewsbury town centre lovely place grave circular
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 250 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting to see a circular church. Was worth popping my head in and having a nose. Not a lot of information provided about the church, but the stained glass was beatiful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lozbad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened across this beautiful church while we were exploring the quarry dingle and were told that the gravestone for Ebonezer Scrooge from the movie classic "A Christmas Carol" was in the church yard cemetery from when they filmed the movie in Shrewsbury. Pretty awesome...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wyldecamp
Reviewed 29 January 2019

It is a landmark you can see from a distance, but do take the time to visit up close. Plenty of interesting features. I have been visiting here for a long time, mainly to take part in and listen to concerts. Fabulous acoustics. Concerts in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We visited St. Chad’s Church during one of our regular trips to Shrewsbury. We had never been before and wow what an impression it makes! Such a beautifully kept place and such a feeling of peace and tranquility. I lit a candle for my Grandparents...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RachieJ74
Reviewed 24 December 2018

This is a MUST visit church, it currently has 60 large Christmas Trees - all decorated displayed with the round to the church on both levels - it is quite amazing. I have spoken to people attending the church from all over the World, they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hristopher J
Reviewed 18 November 2018

St Chads dominates the Shrewsbury skyline as you approach it through the Quarry Park. It is a very unusual circular Georgian church, the foundation stone was laid in 1790, two years after the collapse of an earlier St Chad's church (the collapse was predicted by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A Georgian round nave. Really interesting and has vivid Victorian stain glass. U have not seen anything like it before.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnahall
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We loved this unusual church with its balcony and circular form.Well worth a visit even if you are not religious.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glyn l
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a very unusual church and very, very interesting. If you talk to a guide as I did on my visit there is a wealth of information he or she can tell you about its history. I would highly recommend a visit to this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katebayley1
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I walked around the graveyard twice and didn't find Scrooge's grave stone.. it was very beautiful there as the sun was shining and the colours of the trees was magical. I would have gone into the church but the doors were closed and I wasn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anndotty
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
The Shrewsbury Hotel
816 reviews
.28 km away
Prince Rupert Hotel
1,392 reviews
.43 km away
The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury
1,226 reviews
.53 km away
Premier Inn Shrewsbury Town Centre Hotel
1,785 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 409 nearby restaurants
La Dolce Vita
738 reviews
.20 km away
141 reviews
.22 km away
House of Yum
128 reviews
.20 km away
The Bird's Nest
238 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 168 nearby attractions
The Quarry
1,412 reviews
.16 km away
Market Hall Shrewsbury
72 reviews
.20 km away
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
504 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St.Chads Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines