St Peter

The parish church of St Peter dates from the 14th century and is a Grade II* listed building open to all.

About this church

North Wootton village lies below the Mendip Hills looking across the Somerset levels to Glastonbury Tor. The parish includes the hamlet of Worminster and the scattered homes and farms of Redlake, Launcherley and Upper Westholme. The parish church of St Peter is a small and beautiful medieval building open for all.

It is the home of a welcoming regular congregation and widely used by villagers and others for celebrations and special services as well as weddings, baptisms and funerals.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Non-accessible toilets in church
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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