Church of England Diocese of Norwich Holkam with Egmere and Quarles

Holkham: St Withburga

Welcome to the parish church of St Withburga which is situated on the North side of the parish within the Holkham estate. Vehicle access is though gates from the coast road between Holkham Village and the Burnham Market turning. Worship during the winter months takes place in the Chapel at Holkham Hall which can be accessed via the main gates (drive right up to the Hall and access the Chapel through the brown door in the left wing) but the church remains open for visitors throughout the yea


Public worship has resumed with weekly services on Wednesday 10.00am at Wells and worship in the Benefice on Sundays at 9.30am & 11.00am and occasionally 10.30 when we come together for Benefice services. Please check below for the venue and service type. Our buildings remain open at the times below.


Sunday 21st November

9.30am Matins Holkham Hall Chapel

11.00am Holy Communion Wells St Nicholas (this service will be recorded & uploaded onto YouTube)

6.30pm Healing service Wells St Nicholas (also on Zoom)

Wednesday 24th November

10.00am Holy Communion Wells St Nicholas (this service will be recorded & uploaded onto YouTube)

Sunday 28th November Advent

9.30am Holy Communion Wighton All Saints (this service will be recorded & uploaded onto YouTube)

11.00am Advent Carols & Holy Communion with baptism Wells St Nicholas

6.30pm Celtic Worship Wells St Nicholas (also on Zoom)

Wednesday 1st December

10.00am Holy Communion Wells St Nicholas

Our church buildings are open for private prayer at the following times:

St Nicholas, Wells-next-the-Sea 10.00am-4.00pm daily

Warham All Saints 10.00-4.00pm daily

Holkham St Withburga 10.00am - 4.00pm daily

Wighton All Saints 10.00am - 4.00pm daily

Revd Brenda will upload services on Sundays and Wednesdays. These, along with live-streams and recordings of previous services can be watched by clicking here: Youtube Channel, St Nicholas Wells. As well as being in church Evening Prayer is also on Zoom on Sunday evenings at 6.30pm. If you would like to join her, please e-mail her for details.

Pew sheets for our Sunday services can be downloaded from the links on the homepage of our main website - please click on this link to be taken there.

We are still praying and worshipping and our care for each other continues.

In addition we have set up a 12 hour prayer chain each Friday with a team signing up for 30 minute slots between 7.30am and 7.30pm. Let us know if you would like to join in by e-mailing Revd Brenda.

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength . . . Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.”

The parish of Holkham St Withburga is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Norwich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Revd Brenda Stewart

The Rectory 19 Home Piece Road Wells-next-the-Sea Norfolk NR23 1PX

Holy Communion

Every First Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 1h
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Service of Holy Communion with hymns, 9.30am on the 1st Sunday of the month. Worship takes place at St Withburga's Church between Easter and Remembrance (access to church through gates on coast road between Holkham Village and the Burnham Market turning). From December to Holy Week we worship in the Chapel at Holkham Hall (access through the main gates and drive up to the Hall. Enter by the wooden door in the left wing) All are welcome.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Hymns