AboutSt Mary and St Cuthbert's Church was the cathedral church and shrine of St Cuthbert from AD883 to 995, during which time the Lindisfarne Gospels were translated into Anglo-Saxon (facsimile on display). The Anker's House is an anchorage attached to the church with displays on Roman, Saxon and medieval times. Model of Anchorites' living quarters.
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- pumkinpieGuisboroughguisboroughTrip Type:CouplesMarried hereTuesday, 5th September 2017Married here, had Christenings , Funerals, in this beautiful church. Lindesfarne gospels displays, visit the rememberance book yearly as don't live in Chester le Street now.its worth visit Read full review
- Ana MMaia, PortugalTrip Type:CouplesThe most amazing spiritual experienceWednesday, 18th April 2018It's a beautiful hidden gem in County Durham. I recommend a visit even if not staying at Chester-le-street. It's a peaceful place, and the volunteer staff is so very kind. It breathes history all... Read full review
- Pauline BTrip Type:Friends getawaygreat knight tombes and interesting hermitageTuesday, 6th November 2018there was a copy of the st cuthberts bible. worth a visit and a few photos. the hermitage used have hermit bricked in and food and waste pasted in and out. the original church was over 1100 years... Read full review
- On-Site café/restaurant - Open for morning coffee and light lunches (no afternoon tea)
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|Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|
|Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
Map & Directions
Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A167 into Chester-le-Street.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest station is Chester-le-Street Station. Walk down Station Road towards the main street over Osborne Terrace. Go down Station Road to Front Street (Lambton Arms on your left, library on your right). Cross Front Street, turn left and first right into Middle Chare, walk to Church Chare.