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Worth a visit if you are a NT member, but may not be suitable for families with children or those who like picturesque scenery or prefer grand stately homes. The chapel itself does not look particularly attractive on the outside, there is a small but...More
I had long wanted to visit here and was not disappointed. Quite the opposite, in fact, as it surpassed my expectations. The volunteer staff (husband and wife) were brimming with enthusiasm and knowledge and made us feel very welcome. The short film was interesting and...More
All the more so as Britain was a reluctant partner in a campaign that altered little and cost many young lives. Stanley Spencer has captured the agony and horror perfectly. The exhibition and especially the film place the chapel in context perfectly. This National Trust...More
Stanley Spencer's unique memorial to the victims of World War 1 in Salonika is actually worth more than one visit. The vast murals depicting some of the suffering he witnessed while working as a medical orderly in hospitals for the injured, were inspired by personal...More
Although a small venue it is very well appointed as a memorial to Stanley Spencer. It is an interesting and personal view of his experience during the First World War. The murals on the chapel walls are something to behold.
This place literally takes your breath away. It is a small chapel fully painted by Stanley Spencer after WW1. The paintings are amazing and fill all the walls.
There is also an exhibition and film to give the context for the paintings - do watch...More
It’s only recently been reopened (2016) so wasn’t appearing on a lot of National Trust searches. If you have NT Membership it is absolutely worth visiting. If you don’t, £10 each to enter is a lot.
The Stanley Spencer paintings are stunning. No other word...More
Response from SandhamMemorialChape | Property representative |
Hello! Many thanks for your question. I'm afraid the chapel is now closed for the winter; we will reopen to visitors on Wednesday 27 February. Opening times can be found on our website or on the National Trust app.