St Mary's, Farndale

St Mary's Church, Farndale lies in the heart of the North York Moors, and is a popular destination for walkers and cyclists.

The church was built in 1831, and renovated between 1907 and 1914 by Temple Moore (  The large chancel has a fine timber roof, low arch and Victorian East Window.

The site of St Mary's is thought to be that of a Friary from the Middle Ages, and each spring, the churchyard and surrounding dale blossoms into life with a vivid carpet of wild daffodils, believed planted by the friars. An Annual Daffodil Service is held each year.

Nearby to St Mary's, is The Feversham Arms (

The Annual Farndale Show is held each August Bank-Holiday ( ).


From Sunday 11th October, there will now be a monthly Sunday service of Holy Communion at St Mary's Church on the second Sunday of each month - details listed below :-


Sunday 11th October at 2.30pm - Harvest Communion

Sunday 8th November - 2.30pm - Holy Communion

(updated 16th September)















2nd Sunday of the Month  2.30pm Holy Communion (Common Worship Order One)

4th Sunday of the Month  2.30pm Evening Prayer

Midday Prayer is said every Monday at 12.00pm.


For further information, please contact the Church Wardens, Eleanor Dowsland (01751 / 431532)

or Phil Collier (01751 / 433250).