Churches and Ceromonies

Churches and Ceromonies

The Ribble Valley has many wonderful historic churches and many of the vicars more welcoming than couples might expect.  A wedding in church, is very special ceremony, it need not be ‘stuffy’ and a option worth reconsidering compared to a civil marriage. Our local churches include:

St. Helen’s Church

St. Helen’s Church at Waddington
Distance approx 3 miles
01200 422481 –

The church is in the middle of the picturesque village of Waddington and a strong connection with Browsholme. Rev Christopher Smith is very welcoming to all couples, whether local or further afield; he may also conduct blessings at Browsholme. He is well worth a call.

St. Michael’s Church

St. Michaels’s Church at Whitewell
Distance approx 3.5 miles
01200 448 278 – Mrs Elsie Miller – Administrator

St. Hubert’s RC Church

St. Hubert’s Church RC at Dunsop Bridge
Distance approx 5.5 miles
01200 448231

St. Hubert’s, Dunsop Bridge, lies at the entrance to the beautiful Trough of Bowland. This small but magnificent church was built to the design of Edward Pugin, from the winnings of the racehorse Kettledrum,owned by Col. Towneley, in the 1861 Derby.

All Hallows’ Church

All Hallow’s Church at Mitton
Distance approx 4 miles
01254 826264 – Revd. Gill Mack

There has been a Church at Mitton since the C12th or even earlier. All Hallows’ is a medieval church of astounding beauty. It was sensitively refurbished in the year 2000 and attracts many visitors from far and wide.  It provides a stunning venue for weddings and offers a wide range of worship, traditional and contemporary.

St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter’s RC Church at Stonyhurst


Civil Ceremonies

Finally, for civil ceremonies it is vital to check, without delay that the Registrar is available for your preferred date:

Contact the Registrar at the Accrington Register office 0845 0530021.

Independent Celebrant

Louise Burns