English Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys

English Cathedral Cities

English Cathedral Cities | Lincoln, Wells, Canterbury & More

All of England’s cities contain at least one cathedral. But some cathedrals dominate a city more than others, and these places are often known as Cathedral Cities. English cathedral cities tend to be smaller towns that grew up around an ancient and magnificent cathedral, which plays a central role in…

st paul's cathedral london

St Paul’s Cathedral, London

St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the iconic sites of London. Standing on Ludgate Hill in the City Of London it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of London and home to the Bishop of London. History Of The Site There’s been a church on the site of…

fountains abbey yorkshire

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire: One Of Europe’s Best Preserved Medieval Monasteries

Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire is one of the largest and best-preserved Cistercian monasteries in the country. It’s also a great place to visit. Here’s our guide. Fountains Abbey sits just 3 miles south-west of Ripon, close to the village of Aldfield, and offers an enticing glimpse into the life of…

York Minster: Naves, Trancepts & Stained Glass

York Minster: Naves, Trancepts & Stained Glass

York Minster is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. Towering over the city of York, in the county of Yorkshire, its real name is Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York. It more common name of York Minster reflects its previous joint role as a monastery.…

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral: Kings, Cloisters & Harry Potter

Gloucester Cathedral has loomed over the South Western city of Gloucester for centuries. Let’s take a look at this impressive and historic building… Gloucester Cathedral Exterior How many of us have dreamed of one day entering the magical world of Harry Potter? While the world itself may have come from…

An England Abbey

Gallery: The Abbeys And Priories of England

The abbeys and priories of England were hives of activity until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in Henry VIII’s time the – and often the focal point of a local area. Many didn’t survive Henry’s wrath – but some carried on, were turned into parish churches or left to turn…

Durham Cathedral

England’s World Heritage Sites: Durham Cathedral

Standing proudly on a rocky peninsula looking out over the city, Durham Cathedral seems to have been around forever. A familiar point in the County Durham landscape to anyone who regularly travels by train in the North East on the East Coast Main Line, the cathedral has over nine centuries…

Gallery: 20 Gorgeous English Country Churches

Gallery: 20 Gorgeous English Country Churches

England is dotted with 100s of beautiful rural churches, many well over 500 years old. Here then is a list of 20 gorgeous examples >>> 1. St Peter’s Church, Coniston Cold Photo by Lord Skully 2. St Bartholomew’s Church, Hanworth, Norfolk Photo by Brokentaco St Bartholomew’s Church, Hanworth, Norfolk 3.…

English Cathedrals: The 20 Best Cathedrals In England

English Cathedrals: The 20 Best Cathedrals In England

The Most Famous & Beautiful English Cathedrals England is home to a splendid collection of religious buildings, but none are more impressive than its famous cathedrals, one of the largest draws for visitors. Here then are the best cathedrals in England for you to enjoy and, if you are lucky,…