Father Brown's church (in Blockley)

St Peter & St Paul Church in Blockley (c) 2018 by David Ourisman all rights reserved 

I will always remember yesterday's tour. Our guide drove us all through the Cotswolds, visiting so many cute towns and villages and seeing so many picturesque landscapes. It didn't hurt that the weather was perfect. In the afternoon, the sun even poked through the clouds, illuminating the golden stone buildings everywhere we went.

We are fans of Father Brown, the BBC series based in the fictitious village of Kembleford. Though scenes were shot throughout the Cotswolds, the village of Blockley contains the actual church where Father Brown was filmed. Based on the short stories of G.K. Chesterton about crime-solving Catholic priest Father Brown, the actual church featured in the television series is St Peter and St Paul Church, the Anglican church in Blockley.

It was fun being inside the church recognizing the sanctuary and the pews where some of the TV show's scenes were shot, as well as viewing the church's familiar cemetery. We entered through the same door where Father Brown greeted worshipers before worship.

Father Brown can be streamed on Netflix. A thoroughly fun show, each episode features Father Brown solving yet another murder, despite the interference of the bungling local police.

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