St Mary & St Bega, St Bees
St Mary & St Bega, St Bees, Priory church of Cumbria CA27 0DR View on map
Working church with Norman entrance and remains of 12th century Benedictine Priory, dedicated to legendary St Bega. Pre- conquest Dragon Stone. Restored 1855 by William Butterfield. Working Father Willis organ (1899), Josephina de Vasconcellos sculptures
All year: 8.30am - 4pm. Access publicised on website (stbees.org.uk/churches/priory). Guided tours available by prior arrangement (firstname.lastname@example.org). Access enquiries (email@example.com) or telephone 01946 822326 (Dr I McAndrew) or 01946 822279 (Revd Clifford Swartz).
A595 to Whitehaven and follow signs for St Bees. Rail: St Bees (400m; on Barrow to Carlisle West Coast Rail Link). Bus: Local Services from Whitehaven.
St Bees school (Barony) car park at weekends.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes