Cockington Parish Churches

Welcome to Cockington Parish Churches - the Church of England Parish of Cockington with Chelston, located in beautiful Torquay. We have three church buildings - St George & St Mary, Cockington; St Matthew's, Chelston; and St Peter's Church Centre, Chelston. The parish includes beaches, a country park, local shopping centres and, most importantly, a thriving and diverse community. Cockington church is over 950 years old - yet we are not stuck in the past. We focus on community and aim to engage with all our local residents.


COCKINGTON CHURCH IS A GRADE (I) LISTED BUILDING [AD.1066 - A local Norman/Medieval building of great historical importance.

ST. MATTHEWS IS A GRADE (II*) LISTED BUILDING [AD.1896] -Listed on Wikipedia as the 'Greatest of the British Arts & Craft Churches of the C19'.

WE DEPEND ON THE HARD WORK AND GENEROSITY OF ALL WHO VISIT, USE AND WORSHIP IN OUR HISTORIC BUILDINGS - PLEASE BE GENEROUS TO KEEP THEM THERE FOR EVERYONE

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