Church of England Diocese of Southwark Merstham

About the church

St Katharine's, an 'ancient' parish church, is open daily from 9.30 - 4.00 throughout the year.  

Situated alongside the Pilgrim's Way, we welcome visitors who may be on pilgrimage between Winchester and Caterbury and walkers along the North Down's Way. Others might like to take time for quiet prayer or refletion or simply want to sit and be still for a while. Many visitors come to visit the church in celebration of an anniversary, to remember a loved one or to investigate their family past. A board for prayer requests is in the Lady Chapel and a visitors book at the back of the church. Please do leave a message in our visitor's book at the back of the church, we love to hear from you.

Made from local Reigate Stone, some parts of the church date from the 12th century though it is p<span style="font-size: 1rem;">redominantly thirteenth century.   The church comprises a nave of three bays, chancel, north and south chapels, north and south aisles, choir and clergy vestries, south porch, and west tower. </span>


The church is sited within a graveyard of about 1.5 acres which is still in use.