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Dore Abbey

Abbeydore, Herefordshire | HR2 0AA

This will be the first church that many people visit when exploring the beautiful and aptly named Golden Valley.

Abbey Cwm Hir

Abbeycwmhir, Powys | LD1 6PH

Cwm hir was founded in the 12th century as a daughter house to Whitland but all that remains is the ruined 12th century nave.

St Mary the Virgin

Abbeycwmhir, Powys | LD1 5RP

The church of St Mary in Abbeycwmhir was built in 1865 by Mary Beatrice Phillips, sister of the squire.

Holme Cultram Abbey

Abbeytown, Cumbria | CA7 4SD

Following a fire, set by arsonists in 2006, the repairs to one of Cumbria's largest parish churches continues and the building is once again open to visitors, who are uplifted and captivated by its remarkable space.

St Nicholas

Abbot's Bromley, Staffordshire | WS15 3DD

One of the most unusual features of St Nicholas's church is six huge pairs of painted reindeer antlers hanging in the north chapel.

St Lawrence the Martyr

Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire | WD5 0AS

This church was built in 1154AD to extend an old Saxon church and is central to the village of Abbots Langley.

Holy Trinity

Abbots Leigh, City of Bristol | BS8 3QT

The origins of Abbots Leigh and the Church of Holy Trinity are lost in the mists of time, but there are definite indications of a Celtic Settlement well before the Roman invasion.

St Andrew

Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire | PE28 2PR

St Elvan

Aberdare, Glamorgan | CF44 7LA

St Elvan Aberdare is a church of contrasts with white washed walls in the nave, beautifully painted floral ceilings in Arts & Crafts style fill the side chapels and 16 stained glass windows.

St Hywyn

Aberdaron, Gwynedd | LL53 8BE

This medieval pilgrim church stands above the shore of the Irish Sea, at the end of the Llyn Peninsula, nestled in the old fishing village of Aberdaron.

Aberdeen Cathedral

Aberdeen, Grampian | AB10 1SH

The main place of worship in the Catholic diocese of Aberdeen the Cathedral was opened in 1860 and has many attractive architectural and liturgical features.

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