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 year.


The Government has now given permission for places of worship to re-open and St Nicholas, Wells-next-the-Sea is open for private prayer 10.00am-4.00pm daily, Warham All Saints 10.00am-6.00pm daily, Holkham St Withburga Thursday - Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm, Wighton All Saints church on Sundays only 10.00am - 6.00pm. On July 5th public worship resumed with the following pattern at 9.30am:

1st Sunday Holkham St Withburga

2nd Sunday Wighton All Saints

3rd Sunday Warham All Saints

4th Sunday Wells St Nicholas   

Wednesday 10.00am Wells St Nicholas        

Revd Brenda will continue to live-stream services from the Rectory on Sundays at 11.00am and Wednesdays at 12.00 noon. These, along with live-streams and recordings of previous services can be watched by clicking here: Youtube Channel, St Nicholas Wells. These, along with live-streams and recordings of previous services can be watched by clicking here: Youtube Channel, St Nicholas Wells. She is now also doing Evening Prayer 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


Every Second Sunday at 11 a.m. for 30m


In Church from Easter to Remembrance Sunday; in Chapel of Holkham Hall for the rest of the year