Facilities and features

Accessibility

The car park next to the Village Hall is one minute's walk from the church.

There is an accessible toilet in the Upper Stalls office car park. Please ask the Sideman or Churchwarden for the key for access.

The main entrance has a shallow ramp down into the church

Hearing (induction) Loop
Large Print

Are welcome to any service.

Gluten free biscuits are usually available after each service.


Our Building

Stained Glass
Open for individual prayer

St Nicholas Iford is a Grade 1 listed building. Founded in 1090 is is largely unchanged in its format and appearance


Music and Worship

There are three bells which are some of the oldest in the County.

Concerts / Live Music

The Pipe organ was installed in 1961 and is a small Walker extension organ.

Book of Common Prayer Services

The Village Choir, our local Community Choir, sing at important services such as the carol service and lead Choral Evensong from time to time. For further details contact Nicolas Chisholm 01273 471733. Currently the Village Choir is not meeting because of concerns about Covid19.


Groups, Courses and Activities

Iford Village Choir meets regularly as a Community Choir though at the moment this group is not meeting.


Help for Visitors

A short gudebook describing the long history of St Nicholas is available by the door to the church

The Church is kept open every day of the year from Dawn till Dusk by an regular team of key holders.


Other Features

St Nicholas collects suitable items for the Newhaven Foodbank. A box for collection is permanently installed by the door to the church.

St Nicolas Iford lies within the conservation are of Iford village which itself is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Iford is within the South Downs National Park.