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St John the Evangelist, Church Street

St John the Evangelist, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1RH View on map

Grade II* listed church described as ' The Little Cathedral amongst the hills’. Built in 1856 by architects Messrs Francis of Liverpool, the architecture and fittings epitomise the English Gothic style influenced by the Oxford and Ecclesiastical movements of the time.


Opening Arrangements

First Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each month: 10am - 4pm.


From A66 follow signs for Temple Sowerby, Culgaith via Lanes; from A86 follow signs for Langwathby. Rail: Langwathby (3 miles).

Parking Spaces


Additional parking at the start of Church Street.

Disabled Access

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