St Peter

We are delighted that Rev G Withers is now licensed for ministry in these parishes. Please keep on praying for a smooth transition and great start here.

For the most up-to-date service times and information see our website :

St Peter's is the 'new' church in Martindale. A very common wedding venue due to its location. Several beautiful stained glass windows - when you see them you will know why St Peter's in the venue of the annual service remembering the Fleet Air Arm. 

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Ven L Townend

The Vicarage
Pooley Bridge
CA10 2LT


Our website

What's on

Bible study

Every Wednesday at for 1 hour
St Paul
St Paul, Pooley Bridge Penrith, CA10 2NH, United Kingdom

During term-times we have weekly Bible study / prayer / fellowship meetings on Wednesday evenings. Check the website or get in touch for more information.

Ven Lee Townend has taken up the post of vicar of these churches.



The parish of Martindale : St Peter is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. As a church, we have adopted the Church of England's safeguarding policy 'Promoting a Safer Church': See

If you are concerned that someone you know about may be suffering harm please contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Mrs A Strong via [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Joanna Van Lachterop, on e-mail: s[email protected] or tel: 07458 016884.

(Postal address : Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Diocese of Carlisle, Church House, 19-24 Friargate, Penrith, CA11 7XR)

If neither of the above are available and you believe a person to be at immediate risk, please contact Cumbria Children’s Services ( on 0333 240 1727, or the police using 999.

The Diocese of Carlisle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs (