Early Celtic Christians believed there were physical locations where the natural world and the spiritual world touch, Bewcastle has a wild and untamed feel and an enigmatic history of faith.
Discover the wonder of Cumbria's sacred heritage.
Cumbria has a history of invasion and settlement; the Romans, Anglo Saxons, Vikings, Normans and Border Rievers have each left their story in it's church buildings.
Characteristically small and simple, yet not without beauty and grace, they reflect a rural landscape formed of lakes, mountains, coastline and border frontiers. Georgian century prosperity, Victorian engineering and romanticism contributed to the county known as the land of lakes and fells, Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.
Every church has a story to tell.