Facilities and features


The church has no toilets of its own but there are Toilets in the National Trust stables and NT toilets in Wimpole House behind the church.

The church has no car park of its own but there is a car park in the National Trust grounds and is well sign posted from Old Wimpole Lane (You will have to tell the staff at the entry gates that you are attending the church). In some instances there is a special arrangement with theNational Trust via the old East Drive which will be advertised separately

Guide dogs for all disabilities are welcomed

Our Building

Some medieval glass in the Chicheley Chapel and C18th glass in the gallery that holds the organ

The church is open through the day from around 10.30am to around 3.30pm

Listed Grade II* (Historic England List Entry Number: 1330900). A simple rectangular form built in brick with slate roof during 1749 and designed by Henry Flitcroft with clunch dressings, but with a west front to the Hall built in clunch ashlar and freestone. Joining this 'brick box' to the north side are the C14th sole remains of the medieval church called the Chicheley Chapel also built in clunch. This Chapel with its crypt has a substantial modern opening into the Nave and Chancel of Flitcroft's building. The church has important funerary monuments by Thomas Denman. John Flaxman, Scheemaker, Banks,and Westmacott. along with medieval glass in the Chicheley chapel and C18th glass in the west gallery windows. The church must have been the principal place of worship for the various owners of the Hall as the C18th Chapel built in the Hall was apparently never consecrated.

Music and Worship

A single bell hangs in the cupola on the roof above the West Front. Apparently by Miles Graye in 1653. It is rarely rung.

Regular concerts and other Events occur throughout the year.


The Eucharist using the traditional language of BCP

Groups, Courses and Activities

Help for Visitors

Notes on guide boards are available

There is no cafe or restaurant in the church but there is a National Trust cafe located in the ground floor of the adjoining former Rectory

Church is open every day but only after 10.30am and closes before 3.30pm. It maybe open longer in the summer months. National Trust volunteers open and shut the church.

Other Features

The church which is not part of the National Trust Estate it is nevertheless located at the heart of Wimpole Park. The Park is Grade I listed and substantial parts are also included within a Scheduled Monument area. Alongside and within this Park and surrounding the church is Wimpole Hall and associated buildings also being Grade I and II listed. The church sits at the heart of the historical Estate.