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Church of St James, Church Avenue

Church of St James, Church Avenue, Clapham via Lancaster LA2 8AE View on map

15th century church built in the Pennine Perpendicular style. The medieval nave was demolished and rebuilt at twice its original width between 1812 - 1814. Further alterations were completed in 1899 and 1903.


Opening Arrangements

Open daily during daylight hours


off the A65 between Skipton and Kendal. When in village turn into Church Avenue, church is at top of this road. Rail: Clapham (1.4 miles) Bus: 581: Kirkby Lonsdale - Settle.

Parking Spaces


Spaces on the road outside the church but availability subject to other road users

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes