A quiet Victorian church set away from Thornthwaite village at the end of a country lane. Worth a visit. Look for the 'mice'. Peaceful graveyard adjoining with views across Bassenthwaite Lake (the only lake in the Lake District! Daughter Church (St. Herbert's) in nearby Braithwaite (approx. 1 mile)</span>
Sunday worship is at St. Herbert's, Braithwaite on 1st (9.00am) and 3rd (10.00am) Sundays in month and at St. Mary's Thornthwaite on 2nd (10.00am) and 4th (9.00am) Sundays. No regular service on 5th Sunday. Messy Church on the last Sunday of each month at 4.00pm at St. Herbert's, Braithwaite (not in holidays).