St John the Baptist, High Street

St John the Baptist, High Street, Ruardean, Gloucestershire GL17 9US View on map

12th century lady chapel. 13th century nave and porch. 14th century bell tower-spire. 12th century tympanum over south door. A number of other features from before 18th century.


Opening Arrangements

Daily. Except the church is closed on the following dates: 3rd - 17th January, 28th March, 4th April, 18th April, 1st - 22nd August, 19th December


Prominent in centre of Ruardean village which is signposted from A4136 and B4234. Rail: Lydney (10 miles), Gloucester (20 miles). Bus: route 24 A (Gloucester to Joy's Green) and 35.

Parking Spaces


On-street parking.

Disabled Access

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