St Michael Archangel

The 12th century church is Grade I listed and contains a number of important listed monuments in the church and churchyard.

About this church

Compton Martin church is featured in Simon Jenkins' England's Thousand Best Churches.

Much of the interior is Norman in character, with a stunning chancel which has a ribbed vault framed by round arcades and chevron decoration. The splendid west tower is 16th century.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Fascinating churchyard

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 Mary Magdalene

The tower alone is reason enough to visit this church, a distinctive landmark high in the Mendips.


Wells Cathedral

Perhaps the most beautiful of the great English cathedrals, it was erected between the 12th and 15th centuries and is a significant Somerset landmark.

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