Together we are the living stones.

A friendly and welcoming family church
on the banks of the beautiful Fowey River

Welcome to St Winnow Parish Church

St Winnow is a friendly and welcoming family church on the banks of the beautiful Fowey River, with St Nectan's Chapel nearby; both with hundreds of years of history.   Wherever you come from and wherever you are going we welcome you!

The approach to St Winnow Parish Church is down narrow lanes which descend steeply under beech trees, before coming to the end of a small group of houses. There, on the riverbank of the wide upper reaches of the Fowey, is our Church, in what must be one of the most exquisite settings in Cornwall – a fact recognised by numerous filmmakers.

The Parish of St Winnow covers a fairly large area from the River Fowey to the Main London to Penzance Railway line. Most of it is rural countryside, with a large proportion of population of the parish living in the eastern third of the town of Lostwithiel, the river being the boundary between the parishes of St Winnow, and Lostwithiel. 

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Next services

  • St Winnow Church: Sunday 5th December at 11am
  • St Winnow Church Choir Concert by Canoryon Lowen in aid of The Friends of St Winnow: Saturday 11th December at 7.30pm
  • St Winnow Church Carol service: Tuesday 14th December at 6.30pm

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Friends of St WinnowFriends of St Winnow Church

The Friends of St Winnow Church is a registered charity (No 1098611) and was founded in 2002.  It was set up to support the work and buildings as St Winnow Parish Church receives no State aid in order to maintain and upkeep our ancient Grade I listed building, together with the Grade II* St Nectan’s Chapel also in our care. 

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