The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Masham, North Yorkshire – Open during daylight hours. Service times as below. Free entry

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There is parking available on the streets and also in the car park in the Market Square, which operates an honesty box policy. Access to the church is via a small step, and it is generally wheelchair accessible inside. There are public toilets behind the community offices which are open from 8.00am – 8.00pm; they include disability toilets and also baby-changing facilities.

Brief Description:

A church originating in the 12th Century, featuring stained glass windows, pipe organ, carvings, medieval tombstones and monuments. There is an Anglo-Saxon cross shaft in the churchyard.

Further Information


Market Place, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 4EF



01765 689255


Opening Hours:

Open during daylight hours.


1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays       8.00am

All Sundays                       10.45am

Wednesdays                     10.00am


Travelling from Darlington via A1(M) (32.5 miles). Take A167, B1263, A1(M) and B6268 southbound to Market Place in Masham.

From Harrogate (21.8 miles). Follow A61 and A6108 northbound to Market Place in Masham.

OS SE226807


The closest railway station is Thirsk approximately 12 miles away. Buses operate in and around the local area. For more travel information go to or call 0871 200 22 33.


There are public houses, restaurants, hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, shopping in the local area. Also in the area is the Theakston Brewery Visitors Centre. Nearby Darlington and Harrogate have a wealth of attractions including museums, churches, hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, bars and restaurants, with grocery stores and shopping centres.

Travel Information

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