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St James, High Street

St James, High Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7PZ View on map

Grade I listed church in elevated position built 1752-3 to a design by Carlisle Spedding. Georgian interior and fittings including the altar picture of the Transfiguration by Italian artist Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1548-1626)


Opening Arrangements

All year: Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sundays 7.30am - 4pm (7pm when service taking place 2nd & 4th Sundays)


A 595 Loop Road, then A5094. High Street is off Wellington Row. Rail: Whitehaven Bransty (½ mile). Bus: Cumberland No's 300 and 301 (from Carlisle) No 30 (from Workington).

Parking Spaces


On street parking

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes