St Mary's Edwinstowe

St Mary’s Church is a beautiful and ancient place of worship in the heart of Sherwood Forest.

There is a growing church community of young and old, with a variety of worship services. Tourists regularly visit to see the church, where according to legend, Robin Hood and Maid Marian were married!

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Revd Claire Melless

The Vicarage
West Lane
NG21 9QT

NG21 9QT
Revd Claire Melless
+44 7840418922

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One Way Club

Monthly. Every Second, Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour, 15 mins
Church Rooms
Church Rooms

Ages 3 to 10
Learn and Grow together with Jesus

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Everyday faith

Discover how we can support you to find and follow God in your everyday life.


We were pleased to Welcome The Revd Claire Melless on 4th October 2023



Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact:

In the Parish: Pete Edwards, Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator on 07754 567043 [email protected]

In the Diocese: Donna Bernard-Carlin, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, 01636 817200

Out of Hours for Children & Adults:

Nottinghamshire: 0300 456 4546

Nottingham City Council: 0115 876 1000

Bawtry: 01302 796 000

We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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St Mary's Edwinstowe Charity No. 1171553