St Giles

Welcome to St Giles Church, Little Torrington, Devon. 

Our church services are held fortnightly on the 1st & 3rd Sundays at 11.30am, and everyone is welcome.

St. Giles is a beautiful 15th century church, with a nave and south aisle separated by an unusual colonade of Lundy Island granite pillars, beautiful stained glass windows and many historic features.   Its chamfered Norman font is believed unique in Britain.   Read more about the church and its history under  'About Us'.

St. Giles is also available for community gatherings, group meetings and exhibitions, small recitals etc., and has an accessible toilet, small servery for refreshments, superb lighting and accoustics.   Please 'Get in Touch' for details.

Weddings and other 'life celebratory' events are our speciality!   Little Torrington is a 'picture postcard' village, with excellent family accommodation at Torridge House and nearby Smytham Manor, a lovely village hall with good catering available and plenty of parking.    For more information, please 'Get in Touch'. 

Get in touch

Pat Grimwood-Taylor (Secretary / Treasurer)

What's on

Holy Communion Service

Sunday 05 March 2023, Sunday 19 March 2023, Sunday 02 April 2023, Sunday 16 April 2023, Sunday 30 April 2023, Sunday 21 May 2023, Sunday 04 June 2023 Sunday at for 1 hour
St Giles
Little Torrington Torrington, EX38 8PS, GB

Service of prayers, music and Holy Communion for all the family

Usually fortnightly, on 1st & 3rd Sundays each month


Our parish of Little Torrington: St Giles is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO), Mrs. Claire Cunneen, email [email protected]
Our Diocese of Exeter’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.

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