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St James, Ormside

St James, Ormside, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6EJ View on map

Ancient 11th century Norman Church. Built by St Osmund nephew of William the Conqueror.


Opening Arrangements

The church main entrance is open all year round. The vestry and bell tower doors are locked outside the hours of worship but will be opened by arrangement.


3 miles from Appleby. B6260 to Orton; left at Durrells to Kirkby Stephen; left after 1 mile; through village. From M6 (south) junction 38 Tebay; from M6 (north) junction 40 Penrith. Appleby station 4 miles. No bus.

Parking Spaces


On street parking available.

Disabled Access

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