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Great Witley Parish Church

Great Witley Parish Church

Address

St Michael's and All Angels,
Great Witley,
Worcestershire,
WR6 6JT

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 18 Dec Candlelit Carol Concert
Sat 24 Dec Crib Service

Details

The Crypt will be open 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Weekends and bank Holidays from 25th March until 30th October 2016

The tea rooms will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from 24th March 2016 until 30th October 2016

Please see Witley Court website for their opening times.

The church, now almost fully restored, displays a splendour which is unique amongst country churches in Britain, with exquisite gilded decorations throughout, numerous paintings by Antonio Bellucci, ten painted glass windows depicting scenes from the Bible, highly decorative carving and a large monument by Rysbrack.

It also has a fine 18th century organ. Many musicians consider its acoustics for music to be as fine as any building of its size outside London.

The crypt is contains 18th century lead coffins, the Earl of Dudley's granite sarcophagus, and a 1804 Samuel Thorp restored tower clock.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

See location of Great Witley Parish Church on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 768649  Lat: 52.28191 Long: -2.34041

By Road:
Nearest motorway is M5. Nearest main road is A443 Worcester Road

By Public Transport:
Nearest station is Worcester.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 11 miles from Worcester station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired