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Top places of worship recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“Lots of famous people are buried in this 19th Century cemetery. Check the website for tours”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John Betjeman as a "masterpiece" of craftsmanship and the last great building to be made of brick. Interesting fact: It's the only church in England to have had visits from two Popes and the Queen ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Church
“Westminster Cathedral is part of royal establishment. Where some royal family got married,”
  • 14 locals recommend
Church
“ There is a concert most nights, often baroque music, sometimes by candle light”
  • 17 locals recommend
Church
“MASS AT THE ORATORY The Brompton Oratory aka The Immaculate Heart of Mary holds 2 masses daily. Try and catch a ceremony with one of the 3 choirs that are residents to the church.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Church
“St Martin-in-the-Fields is an architectural jewel sitting at the corner of one of the world’s most famous squares. It’s a place of encounter between God and humanity, the wealthy and the destitute, culture and commerce. We welcome you into the warmth of this vibrant community. Classical concerts are often held at St Martins, They also have a cafe in the crypt. Check out on line to see what is on.”
  • 1 local recommends
Church
“Small but beautifully tended garden very close by. Perfect to sit in the sun, relax with a book or eat lunch. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“It's beautiful and not well known. Full of peace and quiet, interrupted only by birdsong.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“An architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries, Westminster Abbey also presents a unique pageant of British history – the shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the tombs of kings and queens, and countless memorials to the famous and the great. It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions, including sixteen royal weddings.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Physiotherapist
“The London Central Mosque (also known as the Islamic Cultural Centre, ICC or Regent's Park Mosque) is a mosque in London, England. It was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, completed in 1978, and has a prominent golden dome. The main hall can hold over five thousand worshippers,[1] with women praying on a balcony overlooking the hall. The mosque holds a chandelier and a vast carpet, with very little furniture.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cemetery
“A relaxing green space just a stone's throw away from your base. Lots of people go there to walk their dogs or to take in the peace and quiet of a multi-denominational cemetery.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“ Probably the most famous place you could be buried, from kings, queens to poets, writers and actors. If you were a star in your life, you're bound to be found here!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“One of the oldest sites of Christian worship in England, the old church is actually quite unexceptional. The grounds around the church are much more interesting, including the final resting places of Soane, Bach and William Franklin, the illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin. A young Thomas Hardy even worked here during excavations for the new railway and left his name to a tree surrounded by the gravestones he helped move.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“This is Chelsea's main Anglican Church. It has a lovely large garden which is great to sit in. Very peaceful. The 211 bus takes you straight there from the Fulham Road bus stop at the end of Thistle Grove. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Walking distance from the flat, and a shortcut to Barons Court Underground Station, this offers a tranquil and beautiful walk. Please note the Cemetery closes at night, and as soon as nightfalls in the Winter. ”
  • 3 locals recommend