St Mary the Virgin

Welcome to the church of St. Mary the Virgin, Lydden in the deanery of Dover. We are committed to sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and serving the community

Get in touch

Mr John Glass, Churchwarden or our Parish Priest..... Revd Ian Parrish

Mr John Glass Churchwarden
01304 825534
Revd Ian Parrish Priest
01304 279673
What's on

On-Line Worship

Every day at for 1 hour
St Peter & St Paul
St Peter & St Paul, Church Hill Temple Ewell Dover, CT16 3DR, United Kingdom

Worship, Prayer and Daily Reflections with Canterbury Cathedral

The churchyards at Temple Ewell and Lydden are a true haven for wildlife and one of the oldest trees in Britain, the ancient yews.


The parish of Temple Ewell w Lydden 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 Canterbury’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.

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Alison Worton 01304 824152

Parish Priest: Revd. Ian Parrish 01304 279673 [email protected]

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Fiona Coombs 07548 232395 and Paul Brightwell 07398 009951