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St Bartholomew, Chosen Hill

St Bartholomew, Chosen Hill, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2LG View on map

Grade I listed parish church in a prominent position on the hill at Churchdown. Originating from the 12th century with later additions and restored mid 19th century by Ewan Christian. Notable features include a Priest’s room over the north entrance, carved oak pulpit of 1631 and a Medieval font.


Opening Arrangements

From 28 March to 24 September: Saturdays, Bank Holiday Mondays, 3rd Sunday of each month, 5th Sunday of each month 10:30am to 4:30pm.


On the summit of Churchdown Hill ('Chosen Hill') approximately ½ mile from the centre of Churchdown village. Rail: Gloucester (5 miles), Cheltenham (5 miles). Bus: Routes 97 and 98 from either Gloucester or Cheltenham. (½ mile walk from 'The Old Elm Inn' bus stop).

Parking Spaces


Public car park.

Disabled Access

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