St Mary's Church, Warwick - Working Church & Tourist Attraction
St Mary's Church has been a worship ground for over 1,000 years in the centre of Warwick, Warwickshire. With an illustrious history St Mary's, Warwick is regarded as one of the most important churches in all of England. Add to this wonderful architecture, intricate decor, historic tombs and a 174 foot tower with amazing views of Warwick, and it's easy to see why St Mary's Church is a popular tourist attraction for Warwick and Warwickshire.
St Mary's Church is a popular tourist attraction in Warwick for people of all ages. St Mary's Church, Warwick is a working church which maintains a strong tradition of Christian Worship, Prayer and Music.
Founded in 1123 by Earl of Warwick, Robert de Newburgh in the site in which it remains today. The Thomas Beauchamp Chapel at St Mary's Church was built in the 15th Century to hold the tomb of one of the most powerful men in the history of England, Earl of Warwick, Richard Beauchamp. The Chapel is one of the best examples of ecclesiastical European Architecture and is widely regarded as the best example of a Medieval Chapel in England. In the Crypt at St Mary's Church, Warwick you will find a rare and excellent example of a Medieval Ducking Stool.
Read the full history of St Mary's Church, Warwick at www.stmaryswarwick.org.uk
Gift Shop at St Mary's Church, Warwick
St Mary's Church, Warwick houses a gift shop selling souvenirs to help you remember your day trip to Warwick.
St Mary's Church Tower, Warwick
St Mary's Church Tower is the tallest building in Warwick, even taller than the towers at Warwick Castle. St Mary's Church Tower can be viewed from many miles away due to its great height. The Tower at St Mary's Church, Warwick is an excellent tourist attraction in its own right. For superb views across Warwick and the surrounding areas, local and tourist visitors can climb the 174 foot tower.
Brass Rubbing at St Mary's Church, Warwick
St Mary's Church, Warwick is also a Brass Rubbing Centre which is an added visitor and tourist attraction.
Visitor Opening at St Mary's Church, Warwick
10am-6pm (Apr-Oct) / 10.30am-4pm (Nov-Mar)
St Mary's Chuch, Warwick is charity (No. 503629) and relies heavily on donations for the upkeep of the building. Entry is free for local and tourist visits, but donations are encouraged for this excellent Warwick tourist attraction.
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What a hidden gem, a lovely building from outside but once inside it is breathtaking. There are so many things to see, we are so lucky to be able to openly visit a building like this and it was a bonus...
What a beautiul buidling in the centre of Warwick. This is one of the many special pubicly accessible buildings around Warwick that tourist should take the opportunity to visit. They also host some...
Always a very friendly welcome when you arrive. The Beauchamp Chapel is exceptional, you really feel part of the history of England whilst examining the fascinating tombs. The knowledgeable and friendly...