St Martin's

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 :

There are two churches in Martindale. St Martin's is the 'old' church; no electricity but an amazing setting. In the summer the benefice has Evensong services once a month. Check the website for times.

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Ven L Townend

The Vicarage
Pooley Bridge
CA10 2LT


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In May, June, July, August. Every Last Sunday at for 1 hour
St Martin's
Martindale, CA102NF, United Kingdom

During the summer months, there is enough light to have a sung Evensong service on the final Sunday of each month.

Welcome Rev G Withers!



The parish of Martindale : St Martin 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: [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 (