St Peter

A beautiful, white bareness!

About this church

Our present church dates from 1340 when the original Anglo Saxon building was completely rebuilt. When complete the church had a tower but this collapsed in the 1770's. The tower was reduced to a stump which survived until the Second World War when a landmine that fell close by made it unsafe and the remains had to be dismantled.

The exterior of the parish church is unusual in that it has no tower or spire and also has a thatched roof.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven

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 Peter

Has one of Suffolk's prettiest round towers, and loveliest thatched roofs and the gargoyles on the south aisle are particularly characterful.

Holy Trinity

Blythburgh church is sometimes called the Cathedral of the Marshes, looking out as it does over the tidal River Blyth and the remnants marshes.

St Andrew

It is clear from the first glimpse that this is a church out of the ordinary.

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