St. James Garlickhythe is a Church of England parish church in Vintry ward of the City of London, nicknamed "Wren’s lantern" owing to its profusion of windows.Before you head to London, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly London day trip planning tool, to make sure you see all that London has to offer, including St James Garlickhythe.
Recorded since the 12th century, the church was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666 and rebuilt by the office of Sir Christopher Wren. It is also the official church of eleven City livery companies.
Tours To St James Garlickhythe
St James Garlickhythe Reviews
Although a church has probably stood on this site since late Saxon times the present structure is substantially that of a church Wren designed to replace the one destroyed in the 1666 Fire of London..... more »
I am able to visit London 3 or 4 times a year, and always try to attend a service at this beautiful Wren church. One of the few City churches with a Sunday service, it is always welcoming and... more »
What a dear and welcoming congregation! The liturgy is straight from the English BCP; so, a little different than many Church of England parishes that update the order of worship. This difference, combined with the confidence and warmth the priest brought to the service made it fresh. The music was exceptional--the organ is very historic, and well upkept. the parish is deeply historic and the building itself us a Christopher Wren, predating his work on the nearby St. Paul's.
The Christean Dior exhibition was amazing for the designs and the history of Dior with those that has maintained his name even after his death
Places to stay near St James Garlickhythe
Plan your trip to London
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
See all ›
See all ›
Parks in London
Hidden gems in London
Nearby attractions in London
Duration:2 h 30 min
Plans to St James Garlickhythe by other users
37 days in London & Cheltenham BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 43 days in London BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in London BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in London & Dubai BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in London & Dubai BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in London, Paris & Geneva BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium