Welcome to St. Andrew’s Church, Kimbolton

You will be delighted to hear that St. Andrew’s is to be allowed to open for private prayer, with rigorous, but sensible, restrictions, designed to reduce the dangers of the pandemic spreading amongst our community.

  • The church will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for private prayers on Saturdays and Tuesdays, starting on Tuesday 16th June.
  • Please do not come to the church if you have any Covid-like symptoms, such as fever, cough or loss of taste or smell, or have been in contact with any infected person.
  • Entry will be only through the North Door.
  • On entry and departure, hands are to be sanitised.
  • Face masks or other suitable covering for mouth and nose must be worn at all times.
  • Try not to touch your face or any surface unnecessarily.
  • Social distancing (2 metres) should be observed at all times, inside and outside the church.
  • Only designated pews in the main aisle will be used, in order to maintain correct social distancing.
  • Only members of the same household may sit together.
  • Please do not attempt to go into any other part of the church.
  • Please remain silent while in the church.
  • In order to avoid potentially hazardous cleaning, the toilet will not be open.

These procedures will be reviewed regularly in accordance with Church of England/Government guidelines, which currently advise that people over 70 and others who have underlying health issues should continue to exercise extreme caution.

 

Welcome to St. Andrew’s Church, Kimbolton

St Andrews, Kimbolton is part of the The South Leightonstone Group;  a benefice of seven parishes in the Deanery of Huntingdon. The Parish of Kimbolton and Stonely is in the Church of England Diocese of Ely.

To find out more about the benefice including services, contact details for the Reverend Philip Howson, and sermon downloads please visit the South Leightonstone website here .

 

 The earliest reference to a church and priest at Kimbolton appears in the Domesday survey of 1086. Originally a wooden structure, it was replaced by stone in about 1200. Today the external  appearance is mainly 14thC with 15thC additions.

In the churchyard there is a fine selection of table  tombs dating back to the early 18thC.

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Guided tours of our historic and beautiful church, and village are available. For details please contact Mrs N Butler 71 Castle Gardens, Kimbolton PE28 0JE

Enquiries: st.andrew.kimbolton@gmail.com

 

Kimbolton

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Kimbolton is 7 miles west of St Neots on the B645.

  • It is approx. 24miles from Cambridge
  • 31miles from Peterborough.

Kimbolton Castle, the home of the Dukes of Manchester until 1950, lies at the eastern end of the High Street, and St. Andrew’s Church at the western end.

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