Arthuret Church

The church of St Michael and All Angels is situated on a hill in the ancient parish of Arthuret and overlooks the market town of Longtown with fine views of the surrounding countryside. The current church dates from 1609 and is designed in perpendicular style with battlemented parapets. It was built through national subscription on the order of James VI and I and, allegedly, due to a plea by Archie Armstrong, his court jester, who came from this area. The grave of Archie is in the churchyard. Arthuret has a large churchyard comprising an old section on the South side and a relatively new area on the North side. The times of our services and other activities can be found elsewhere on this website or on our "The Esk Parishes" Facebook page  and all are welcome.

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10.30 am Sunday Service

Every First, Second, Third, Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Arthuret Church
Arthuret Road Longtown Carlisle , CA6 5SJ, United Kingdom

Our main Sunday Service usually starts at 10.30 and all are welcome. When there is a 5th Sunday in the month all three churches in "The Esk Parishes" worship together at on that Sunday at one of our three sites.


Our parish of Arthuret: St Michael & All Angels is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Carlisle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, Katie Johnstone on: 07775079320 or 01228791952 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor on07458 016884. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

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