Shaftesbury: St Peter

Welcome to St Peter's Church. We are a church with 12th Century roots, but very much a part of present-day Shaftesbury. We are in the centre of the town, at the top of picturesque Gold Hill.

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5 Gold Hill

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Breakfast Church

for 1 hour
Shaftesbury: St Peter
High Street Shaftesbury at the top of historic Gold Hill, SP7 8LY, United Kingdom

Heavy on Breakfast - Light on Church
Join us for breakfast - no booking needed


Dreamscheme, in the Mampitts and Maltings area of Shaftesbury ran from 24 to 26 July in a pop-up gazebo village on the edge of the town's largest housing estate.



St Peter's 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). Our Diocese of Salisbury’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 Salisbury's Safeguarding Advisor - Jem Carter. Jem works closely with the police, local authorities, and other bodies, undertaking safeguarding casework on behalf of the Diocese and Salisbury Cathedral. Jem provides advice and support to the Bishop, clergy, lay staff, and parishes. email: [email protected]. Mobile: 07469 857888.
But 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."

Salisbury Diocese Safeguarding