Discover the wonder of the UK’s sacred heritage

Great days out



100 years

In the 20th century concrete and steel gave dynamic churches in dramatic shapes and brilliant colour.


Nursery rhymes

This World Book Day, discover your favourite nursery rhyme characters hidden in plain sight!

Upcoming events

25 Apr

Bradford, Yorkshire

Family Activities - Easter 2019

Looking for something to do this Easter? Following the huge popularity of our February half-term sessions we are running two more this Easter period. All activities are free to take part in.

25 Apr

Atherton, Greater Manchester

Wonderful Wildlife of Islay & Jura

A slide show and talk with views, birds and wildlife of the Islands, presented by David Shallcross award winning wildlife photographer and ornithologist.

27 Apr

Heckington, Lincolnshire

Mysteries of the Medieval Church

Join the church and Boston Preservation Society are co-hosting an event to explore the architecture, music and ritual of the pre-reformation church in England. 

Inspire me


Visitor guide

Art, architecture, walking, cream teas, climbing, sculpture, cycling, labyrinths, stained glass, quiet space, beer, embroidery and Doctor Who. Whatever your passion, we can help you feed it!



Tour operators

We are developing a new area of our website, which will bring you special experiences in sacred places across England, that you or your clients can’t find anywhere else.

Become a Friend of The National Churches Trust, for people who love church buildings!