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Spent a few hours in the morning after a big breakfast walking up the hill to the Chapel. The views... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimbles1787
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Walk off lunch !

Always a great walk up too st Catherine’s chapel to burn off lunch from the Illchester arms, and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Z129MMjasonl
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All reviews fantastic views chesil beach ilchester arms walk up patron saint worth the climb abbotsbury village historic gem up hill lyme bay nice walk surrounding countryside quick look sunny clear day chesil bank post office fleet lagoon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours in the morning after a big breakfast walking up the hill to the Chapel. The views from the chapel are spectacular, hills and countryside one way and sea views the other. The chapel itself is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Always a great walk up too st Catherine’s chapel to burn off lunch from the Illchester arms, and the kids love playing football in the small park with any of the locals if there about !, the views are stunning especially the fleet lagoon !.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Z129MMjasonl
Reviewed 5 November 2018

this historic chapel is still in use, wonderful to know that. What's more, it's only ten minutes stroll then easy sloping path up from the back of the Ilchester Arms. the views around of Portland and chesil beach and towards Lyme bay are fantastic. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brianandpat2016
Reviewed 31 October 2018

An easy little walk here and back is well worth it. Lovely views from all sides. Do go if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neil O
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Have wanted to walk to St Catherine’s Chapel for some time & am so pleased I did on a recent sunny day in October. Parked at the car park near the Swannery & had a fabulous walk to The Chapel. The Chapel is free to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

It took around 15-20 minutes walk from town centre. It was a great walk especially under a sunny day, with breezes. You surely would throw all your worries behind with this wonderful view. Chapel still has service during Holy Week.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GaryL0505
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The Chapel sits up on a hill outside the pretty village of Abbotsbury. There is no charge, and you can go inside to look at the interior. Very pretty and well worth the five minute walk up the country path. Great place to take photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What amazing views you get on top of the hill. There is nothing in the chapel but worth every step up there. So glad we finally did it after 25 years of visiting the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beautiful coastal walk to interesting little chapel on a hill. Great views of Chesil Beach and Abbotsbury.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeni W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The story of this chapel can be read at the chapel. It is nice to walk to the chapel. Follow the signs from the parking at the swannery. From the chapel you can walk to Abbotsbury. You can stop at the The Old Schoolhouse and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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