St Michael, Church Lane

St Michael, Church Lane, Helston, Cornwall TR13 9PF View on map

Georgian grade II* listed church, built 1756-61 by Thomas Edwards of Greenwich for Francis, Earl of Godolphin. Restored 1837-38 by George Wightwick. Built on the site of 12th century church destroyed by fire in 1729. Several monuments within the church, and the tomb of Henry Trengrouse, inventor of ship to shore rescue apparatus in the churchyard.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Monday to Saturday 9am to 3.30pm.


From Redruth follow B3297 to Helston, turn right at 2nd roundabout and immediately left into Church Hill. When in Helston at the second roundabout A394 Penzance Road, turn onto Penhellaz Hill. Rail: Redruth (10 miles). Bus: routes 1, 2 and 34.

Parking Spaces


Parking available close to the church.

Disabled Access

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