Visit St Bartholomew's

The beautiful church of St Bartholomew’s in Chipping is over 500 years old and the site has been a place of worship for at least 800 years.

Although the building has changed over the centuries, it remains a striking landmark and community focus for the village of Chipping and the surrounding area. Inside the church you will find both medieval stonework and stunning twentieth century stained glass commemorating the  craftsmanship and heritage of the community. 

The church is open every day during daylight hours so you can step inside to enjoy the peace and stillness,  explore the ancient church and take time to meet with God yourself.

Please don’t be discouraged by the impressive steps at the front of the church! There is level access through the gate at the side.

Family historians will find useful resources on our History & Registers page.

St Bartholomew’s steps

Carved ‘Grotesques’ c. 1450

The Berry window installed 1967

Virtual visit

We hope you will visit St Bart’s in person, but if that’s not possible, we invite you to make a virtual visit by following the Pilgrim Trail through the church. As you follow the trail you are invited to take time to pause and think about your life and what God wants for you.

You can also download our Historical Notes booklet for more information about the history of the parish and church.

Find us

Satnav advice

Use post code PR3 2GD.

Warning: You might not get a mobile phone or data signal in the village, so don’t rely on online maps or directions!