The Most Beautiful Churches and Cathedrals To Visit in the UK

United Kingdom is home to about 100 beautiful churches that speak of history and of art hand in hand.

Many of these churches have stood the test of nature and time, allowing the sightseers to view their timeless beauty and intricate structure.

Now, they exist not only as venues for regular religious activities but also as tourist attractions that gather curious visitors all year round. One of these is the St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in London.

Wells Cathedral in Wells UK
  • Save

Read More: Best UK Travel Itinerary for 2 Weeks

There are a lot of factors that draw people to churches. It differs as age, upbringing, beliefs and cultural exposure vary. Some see to it that they visit churches wherever they go as part of their religious duties. Others are fans of elaborate interiors and breathtaking architecture.

Many come because of the history behind its reason for being built, passed on for ages through the walls and the ones taking care of the structure. A lot are a mixture of these, actually.

No matter what your reason is for wanting to see the churches in United Kingdom, there is no denying that they indeed are beautiful.

Major churches in the UK are very spacious and are open for devotees and touring groups alike. Guardians of the cathedrals normally offer tours in and around the vicinity. You will find particular highlights that are unique to some churches.

There are places that welcome people who would like to have coffee indoors. Most will permit visitors to speak to the priests that are available. Some even house art installations that display historical evidences. There are also small churches that welcome visitors that are open to the etiquette called for by the organization.

Eager to see which churches you should not miss? Curious to know how beautiful they are? We have compiled below a list of the most beautiful churches in United Kingdom.

Top Activities in United Kingdom

Best accommodations and Where to stay in United Kingdom

If you would like to try the trusted AIRBNB, you can sign-up here to get a FREE €39 travel credit for any accommodations.

  • On a shoestring budget? Check here for the best hostels in United Kingdom
  • On a budget? Click here to see the deals of the best hotels in United Kingdom
  • If you want more of the finer things in life, you can check these best luxury hotels in United Kingdom

More posts about United Kingdom

If you are looking for a travel itinerary read more here — Best Road Trip Ideas and Scenic Drives in the UK

If you want more inspirations about United Kingdom

Looking for more inspirations on other destinations, you can visit our WORLD DESTINATIONS page.

Helpful travel tips for travellers

I’ve gathered some handy travel tips to help you and serve as your guide so you can have a hassle-free experience. You can absolutely travel like a pro!


Everything Zany Dual Citizen Travel Blog
  • Save

Everything Zany

Dual Citizen Travel Blog

Everything Zany is a Dual Citizen Travel blog: where East meets West, showing the best of both worlds. Our travel media brand is founded by travel and hotel industry expert – Ryazan Tristram, a Dual Citizen (British – Filipina) based in Worcestershire, UK. Everything Zany is a reputable and award-winning travel blog. Our work and contributions have been featured in Huffington Post, CNBC, Discovery Channel, GMA, Readers Digest, and Lonely Planet. Our missions are to build a great travel community and resource of travel tips, visa and travel guides for travellers. Join us as we travel around the globe with a mission to share the best of the world.

Wells Cathedral in Wells UK
  • Save

Leave a comment

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap