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The Guild Chapel

The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
+44 1789 293127
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Beautiful place

Definitely worth a visit. The original 16th century wall paintings are fascinating and there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EnzoPuzzovio
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Amazing!

A gem of a church, right in the centre of Stratford, but not visited by the majority of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Chapel built by the Guild of the Holy Cross, which was established in the 13th century, whose aim was to provide for the religious and commercial needs of the clergy and merchants of the town.
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  • Average9%
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The Chapel Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8TY, England
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+44 1789 293127

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. The original 16th century wall paintings are fascinating and there are more being exposed as funding is being raised. Saw a great concert there too. Duo Piccolo e Grande played Italian baroque sonatas. Lovely experience

Thank EnzoPuzzovio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem of a church, right in the centre of Stratford, but not visited by the majority of tourists. A small group of us had a conducted tour given by two excellent and enthusiastic volunteer guides. As well as being a beautiful church architecturally, with...More

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in Stratford for just the morning. Didn't intend to do much sightseeing however the Guild Chapel caught my eye for quite a distance and was drawn to it immediately. Its tower can be seen from a distance boasting a large white clock face and...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the town centre and in immaculate condition, plenty to see and take in and nice architecture. Worth visiting if you are passing

Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely little understated gem go a building steeped in history with the inevitable WS connections. Completely unspoilt by tourism and feeling like you are stepping back in time. Because of this don't expect the Guild Chapel experience guided tour - there isn't

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Located near Shakespeare's New place and shakespeare school where you can just walk in with no charge a beautiful restored place with markings uncovered on the high walls a great and free place to visit

Thank Joshua L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Really interesting to see how restoration has uncovered many old wall paintings. Helpful and informative guides available.

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Wonderful medieval paintings have been discovered in the chapel and it has a history with Shakespeare's family. It also has a stain glass window depicting John Shakespeare.

Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 4 May 2017

free to enter, very old wall murals, amazing to see. right int he heart of the old part of stratford. well worth a visit. very atmospheric

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

With all the excitement about William Shakespeare, the many houses to visit at large expense, and long cues, this is a really and truly hidden gem of the town. Try not to miss this little church, which is right besides Shakespeare's non-existent "New House". You...More

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