St Swithun, Cannon Square

St Swithun, Cannon Square, East Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 6PJ View on map

Large town centre church built on cruciform plan with central tower. Mainly 15th century Perpendicular style. 19th and 20th century stained glass by Kempe, O’Connor and Clayton and Bell.


Opening Arrangements

1 April - 30 November: Thursdays 11am - 2pm, Fridays 10am - 12noon, Saturdays 12noon - 2pm. Not open Saturday 19 May, 2 June or Friday 9 November. Monday 7 May 10am - 4pm and Saturday 8 September 10am - 4pm At other times by prior arrangement (24 hours notice required) with key holders John Coates (tel: 01777 703072) or Mrs L. Thompson (tel: 01777 705103).


4 miles east of the A1 in a central position in Retford. Rail: Retford (1 mile). Bus: Sherwood Arrow from Railway station to Bus station (5 minute walk).

Parking Spaces


Two public car parks close to church and limited on-street parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes