Churches & chapels

We have a variety of unique churches and chapels at our places. From a world famous chapel to a medieval church on a rocky island, there are plenty of spiritual spaces to explore

Killerton chapel

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The CofE church at sunset

Coughton Court's churches

Explore the two churches while visiting Coughton Court at just a stone's throw down the drive. One is Anglican and one is Catholic, one is older than the other. Can you work out which is which?

Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

What happened in a medieval abbey church? 

Before the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the late 1530s, hundreds of monasteries and nunneries were founded across Great Britain. The Rule of St Benedict set out guidelines for their life, including the daily routine of prayer for both the living and dead.

Churches and chapels we recommend

Yelverton, Devon

Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Tavy Valley landscape

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Ripon, North Yorkshire

Ancient abbey ruins and an awe-inspiring water garden at this World Heritage Site

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Explore a much-loved home, garden and estate filled with the stories of a family and their servants.

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Unlocking Sandham Memorial Chapel

Explore Sandham Memorial Chapel with Chapel Steward Alison Paton. It's a unique treasure-house containing some of the finest works of 20th-century artist Sir Stanley Spencer.

Church and chapel walks

History of our churches

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