Our church

This 12th century church is open to visitors every day. Come and explore its history and enjoy the peace of a building which has been the centre of worship in Ruyton XI Towns for over 700 years.

Its features

There are beautiful stained glass windows, pipe organ, majestic timber roof beams and many interesting memorials to local people.

The church has a 19th century turret clock and a ring of six bells.


  • A quiet area for private prayer
  • Display area outlining the history of the village, the church and the castle
  • Postcards and history booklets for sale
  • Toilet and washroom
Several people chatting at the entrance to Ruyton Church