St James, Main Street

St James, Main Street, Burton in Kendal, Carnforth, Cumbria LA6 1NT View on map

Grade I church. 12th century base of tower and north west angle of the nave. North Chapel is late 13th century. 5-sided oak Pulpit has enriched 17th century panels assembled with 19th century posts, base and cornice.


  • Grant Recipient: PCC
  • Contact for access: Mrs Kath Hayhurst
  • 01524 781613

Opening Arrangements

Friday and Saturday 10am - 4pm. Close at dusk if earlier than 4pm


M6, J36 (from the north); J35 (from the south). A6070 to Burton in Kendal. Church is situated at the north end of the village. Rail: Carnforth (4 miles); Oxenholme (9 miles). Bus: route 555 (Keswick to Lancaster).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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