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  (April to September)


The choir sing at the main morning services and at major festivals (Christmas, Easter & Harvest) as well as other occasional services. They practice on Fridays at 6.00pm. New members are always wecome!

Other Activities

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

We also conduct many weddings throughout the year. Enquiries to the Resident Priest, Rev Tony Higgins tel. 01929 450691 or email

There is a Community Coffee Morning every Thursday in the Village Hall from 10.30 am until 12.00 noon

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. visit:


St Nicholas' Church Studland St Nicholas' Choir St Nicholas' Coffee Morning
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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