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Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PR, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

If you love history and old cathedrals - this is a must see. Stunningly beautiful architecture and original door and font from the Middle Ages. It’s free and volunteers give tours but you’ll want to leave a donation in appreciation of the beauty. You will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mmills522
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Very impressive from the outside and almost cathedral like inside. Welcomed by two volunteers as we entered who were very helpful and informative. Spent about half an hour there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dio42
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were welcomed in the church by the church volunteers. They gave their time and information freely. The hat experience was fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A beautiful church dating back to the 15th century. Wonderful stained glass windows. Lots of interesting features, including mice by Robert Thompson! There was a Hat Exhibition when we visited, which added to the interest. Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers were in the church to help.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suemarb
Reviewed 16 August 2018

After visiting the nearby World of James Herriot, we just had to stroll down the street to see the church where James married Helen (Joan) and more recently, the authors granddaughter was married. The church was quiet and except for the kindly volunteer in attendance,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Friendly volunteers welcomed us. Fine church with great athmosphere. Interesting details. Beautiful old cemetery around this church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heidikooo
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Visited St. Mary's on one of our visits to Thirsk. Truly beautiful church. It was where James Herriot (Alf White) was married. This made it extra special for us to visit .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank noreenmcglen
Reviewed 19 July 2018

While waiting for a package to be ready to mail, I just happened to walk down Kirkgate and low and behold, a Kirk! The volunteers made me feel so welcome. I had some quiet moments in prayer, enjoying the quiet of this sacred place. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kwmAllen
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is a really quaint old church with some exceptional stained glass windows. A lady was vacuuming the altar area so I had to crop so as not to include her in my photo.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter_K_B_Toronto
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Very friendly volunteer who told us lots of interesting things about the church. There were also leaflets and paddle boards in different languages to help visitors. Some great things to see here.

Date of experience: May 2018
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