Heath Chapel

Buried in the countryside high in the Clee Hills, Heath is just about the plainest, simplest church you will ever see.

About this church

It really is possible to stand inside this gloomy unlit place and imagine oneself in the 12th century when it was built. There are subtle traces of earthworks north of the church which indicate that this was a more substantial settlement in 12th century than it is today. Nevertheless, by 1327 there were only seven families living here, plague exacted a heavy toll, so it is hardly surprising that the church is unchanged.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

Other nearby churches


St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist church, Doddington sits at around 1000ft on the side of Titterstone Clee Hill, with stunning views to Worcestershire and Wales.

St Laurence

Ludlow possesses one of the great parish churches of England, and one of the largest, St Laurence's, is known, with good reason, as the Cathedral of the Marches.

St Mary the Virgin

A pleasant hour's walk above the River Teme leads from Ludlow to St Mary's, which began life as a Norman priory church and still shares its riverside setting with the old Priory Gatehouse.

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