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Whether you are into cream teas or sculpture, lovely wide views or beautiful architectural details, there are churches for you. Use the map to search your local area, where you are going on holiday, or by features or facilities available. Whatever you're looking for we'll help you to discover the places that are perfectly suited to you.

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Abbey Lane URC

Abbey Lane URC

Saffron Walden, Essex

1811 Independent Chapel, built to replace an earlier Meeting House for a congregation founded in 1665 with fine Victorian interior including pews, pulpit and screen.

Holy Trinity

Abbots Leigh, City of Bristol

The origins of Abbots Leigh and the Church of Holy Trinity are lost in the mists of time, but there are definite indications of a Celtic Settlement well before the Roman invasion.

St Mary

St Mary

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

Abergavenny parish church was founded in the late 11th century as the church of a Benedictine priory. It is the only part to survive, apart from the later tithe barn.

St Peter & St Paul

St Peter & St Paul

Abington, Northamptonshire

A richly rewarding church, both warm and welcoming in the smart northern suburb of Northampton.

Acresford Methodist Church

Acresford Methodist Church

Acresford, Leicestershire

The church is in the former stores and maltings of Acresford Brewery, and because of its history and uniqueness in being located in a row of terraced cottages it is a Methodist Heritage Site.

St Michael

St Michael

Aldbourne, Wiltshire

It is thought that a wooden church may have existed in Aldbourne as early as the 7th or 8th century and the Domesday Book (1086) records that the church held two hides of land, sufficient for two plough teams, to provide for the church and priest.

St Peter & St Paul

St Peter & St Paul

Aldeburgh , Suffolk

On the east coast of Suffolk and looking out to sea, it is rich in history, and there is a magnificent window by John Piper in memory of Benjamin Britten.

St Andrew

St Andrew

Alfriston, Sussex

Standing on high ground beside the thatched 14th century parsonage, the church dates to around 1370, a strangely late date for this part of Sussex.

St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist

Alkborough, Lincolnshire

A small monastic establishment is believed to have existed at Alkborough just prior to the Norman Conquest and the church tower is thought to be of Anglo Saxon origin dating back to 1052.

All Hallows

All Hallows

Bardsey, Yorkshire

The core of the present church, one of the best surviving Anglo Saxon buildings in West Yorkshire, was built about 1200 years ago, and much remains of the tall narrow Saxon nave and tower.

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Heavenly church cafes

A selection of some our favourite church cafes: we can assure you that there are many more excellent options for you to visit and many more excuses for cake, if you need one!

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Church of the week

St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield claims to be London’s oldest, in continuous use since 1143, and has featured in film and TV including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love, and Sherlock Holmes

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