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Gwithian Chapel

The last remaining thatched chapel in Cornwall. Deed of 1771 names John Wesley as 'Protector of the Religious Society.'. Present chapel built in 1810.

The Society ceased in 1995, but the chapel was rescued in 1999 and reopened for worship with a display of documents and photographs.

Additional visitor information
Toilets in adjoining public house
Village car parking
Level access

Worship services
Occasional Sunday evening services, especially in summer months. 


Churchtown, Gwithian, Near Hayle
Cornwall TR27 5BX

Easter–October daily, usually 9am–6pm.
If locked, key available next door.

Getting there: SATNAV: TR27 OS: SW585412
Gwithian is located on St Ives Bay and has an excellent beach.
Car: South of Newquay on A30. Take the Hayle turn off, at first roundabout turn right and follow signs.

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