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Well worth a visit.

This church is well worth a visit if only to see the marvellous roof. Looked round for at least an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
daisydo698
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Swaffham, United Kingdom
St Peter and St Paul church Swaffham

A spectacularly beautiful example of a 15th century church. We didn't intend to see the church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Raven JJ G
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Mangate Street, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is well worth a visit if only to see the marvellous roof. Looked round for at least an hour.

Thank daisydo698
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A spectacularly beautiful example of a 15th century church. We didn't intend to see the church during our short visit to Swaffham, but our elderly dog pulled us towards it. The exterior is typical of the churches in Norfolk. As soon as I walked in...More

Thank Raven JJ G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We live in East Dereham, which is only 10 miles from Swaffham, but sometimes the nicest places are right on your door step. We planned to visit a flower festival in Swaffham which was being displayed in the local church – never been before but...More

Thank Norfolktraveller77
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Nice Old Church, Large, Well Kept,Worth A Look, No Charge But Leave A Donation,Coffee/Tea & Cake Available Saturday Mornings.

Thank john s
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Beautiful old church with Hammerhead beam ceiling containing 192 carved angels. These can be seen clearly in a mirrored trolley. There are some wonderful carvings at the pew ends. The Pedlar of Swaffham and his dog being amongst them.

Thank Kathryn Anne G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This church is very old and was built when Swaffham was a very important wool town. One gets the impression it could seat the whole population of the town today. The nave has a very spectacular hammer beam roof. There is a large portable mirror...More

Thank bjchampness
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Having looked up some information on this church it did not disappoint.We were welcomed by a gentleman who had full knowledge of the church and its history. He was keen to point out the automatic glass doors inside the church which are an excellent idea....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church is a "must see" when in Swaffham. Whether you are religious or not, the interior of this church is stunning, especialy the hammer beam roof, one of the largest in the county. Using the wheeled mirror in the nave you can easily admire...More

Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 11 May 2017

lovely we often go there to pray and join in at the various festivals it has a lovely display at christmas

Thank 107ronaldr
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Absolutely beautiful church with its hammer beam roof and stained glass windows. There are many items of interest in this church. Highly recommended.

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