We always seek out interesting churches - everything from tiny village churches to huge cathedrals. On our journey from Stratford-upon-Avon we had an example of both.
In the grounds of Billesley Manor is All Saints' Church. The present building is from 1692, although there was a church on this site from the 11th century.
Tradition has it that Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway in the church
|A tympanum, about 1140, showing a soldier in a kilt beset by a snake and a dragon
|Part of a stone cross, about 1150, showing Christ holding the hand of another person
|The west gallery and box pews
We left the church and made our way to Worcester to see its medieval cathedral. Throughout this vast building there are detailed carvings - wood, stone, marble - everywhere.
|The pulpit is red marble
|The high altar