St George


Offering a welcome from the edge of the Peak District.

About this church

The building itself, built in 1831 to serve the growing town as it industrialised, is still an important feature of the town.

It is Commissioner's Gothic, and is quite unusual in still having the original gallery, which often finds itself in use for special services.

The peal of eight bells rings out across the town to call people to worship and to proclaim weddings.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church

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St Martin

St Martin’s, dubbed the ‘hidden gem’ in Marple, is a simple Pennine sandstone building in the Arts & Crafts style, with windows and artefacts from that era.

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St Michael & All Angels

This impressive stone built church perches atop War Hill, the site of a battle between invading Normans and the local Saxons. It is believed that those killed were buried here and a place of worship established.

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