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

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Stained glass conservator Steve Clare removes Tudor window depicting King Henry VIII, from The Vyne's chapel

Tudor stained glass returns to The Vyne 

The Vyne welcomes back one of its most precious attractions following months of conservation. The chapel's exquisite Tudor stained glass has been recently restored.


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.

History of our churches

Church and chapel walks
The outside of Monksthorpe Chapel on the Gunby Estate
Walking trail

Monkthrope Chapel walk 

Discover this unique secluded chapel, which was built in 1701 to look like a barn in order to keep it hidden, and has a rare open air baptistry.

St Stephen's Church, Pamphill on Kingston Lacy's estate
Walking trail

Walk at Pamphill and Cowgrove, Kingston Lacy 

A gentle walk through the beautiful unspoilt villages of Pamphill and Cowgrove with good views across the Stour Valley.

Find a place to visit

What will you explore today? We've got houses, forests, castles and mountains to discover