St James

Huge buttresses and a massive stair turret flank the 16th century tower of this tucked away village church south west of Chichester.

Birdham, Sussex

Opening times

Sorry, there are no regular opening times for this church.


Church Lane
PO20 7SP

A mix of ancient and modern is characteristic of the church, with the 14th century work of the nave and chancel arch sitting alongside the results of Victorian and later restorations, and some modern furnishings. A very old, incredibly twisted yew tree stands in the churchyard.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

Contact information

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