St Nicholas'

St Nicholas' is the oldest church building in the Team. The present building dates from the 12th century but there has been a church on this site from Saxon times. Many visitors and holidaymakers who come appreciate the peace and beauty of this lovely church and its wonderful setting.

Regular Services


8 am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) - 1st Sunday only
10.00 am Family Communion (1st Sunday only)

10.00 am

Holy Communion (Common Worship, Order 1 on remaining Sundays)

6.30 pm Evensong (BCP) 4th Sundays


The choir sing at the main morning services and at major festivals (Christmas, Easter & Harvest) as well as other occasional services. They practice every Friday at 6.45pm. New members are always wecome!

Other Activities

The Mothers' Union meet every 3rd Thursday afternoon at 2.30 pm and have a varied and interesting programme.

There is an active group of flower arrangers as well as a bi-annual Flower Festival.

The Church also sponsors the Community Coffee Morning every Thursday in the Village Hall from 10.30 am.

The Parish Magazine is distributed to every household in the Village and as well as church news, it contains articles and information about everything going on in the village.


St Nicholas' Church Studland St Nicholas' Choir St Nicholas' Coffee Morning
© 2010 Swanage & Studland Team Ministry

Parish Office, St. Mary's Rooms, Church Hill, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HU.
Rector: The Revd. John Wood, The Rectory, 12 Church Hill, Swanage. Office Tel: 01929 421117 Direct Tel: 01929/422916