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St Mary the Virgin Church

High Street, Brading, England
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Beautiful old church

Beautiful old church in the centre of this small town on the Island. Easy parking nearby, well... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Luton, United Kingdom

We visited during a flower festival. Very peaceful. Always interesting to read the dedications... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Gordon R
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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High Street, Brading, England
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Beautiful old church in the centre of this small town on the Island. Easy parking nearby, well worth a look round and take in the history. Very historic part of the town next to the Old Town Hall. Then perhaps pop next door to the...More

Thank fork_handles
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We visited during a flower festival. Very peaceful. Always interesting to read the dedications around the walls to old familys.

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This church has been here since year 1100 and many items are still there in good condition. History is here in touching distance and a must visit.

Thank Ray1503
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is very much a small private collection, but beautifully laid out and very interesting, and makes for an enjoyable visit

Thank JacquiR63
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

It was Saturday and the cleaning team were out in force which wAs a shame in a way as quite noisy. All the pews have doors felt a bit awkward about having a seat for some contemplation and its a shame you cant get up...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Proper old church with a very interesting memorial and chapel to the Oglander family (original Norman knights). Serene atmosphere and the town stocks adjoined thereto on the outside in a recess!

Thank auroraPOZ
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This church is beautifully set in a quaint, old high street and surrounded by an ancient graveyard. The first thing about it that strikes you is the design of the church tower, very unusual in that it is open on three sides and has an...More

Thank dolomede
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This was the most delightful place , as you step inside you are steeped in history from the carvings to the stonework and the beautiful stained glass, you need a fairly long visit if you are to appreciate all this church has to offer the...More

Thank littlegems31
Reviewed 2 October 2015

This is such a beautiful church in the heart of Brading village just off the High Street. it's a wonderful place to go come rain or shine, the church itself is just gorgeous & you can wander around all areas freely & is well worth...More

Thank Otthen
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Well it's in 'the book' (Simon Jenkins' "Thousand Best Churches") along with Shorwell and Shalfleet, Whippingham and Yarmouth, Carisbrooke and Godshill, so you know it's going to be worth seeing. And so it is. Especially the odd tower, the Oglander tombs (see Nunwell House) and...More

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