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St Michael & St Mary Magdalene

According to local tradition in AD 635 St Birinus, the first person to bring Christianity to the area, baptised Cyngils, King of the West Saxons, in the spring just west of the church.

Easthampstead, Berkshire

Opening times

The church is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday unless there is a service on, in which case you are most welcome to join us.
During the winter months the church will close at dusk which can be as early as 4pm.


Crowthorne Road
RG12 7ER

The church was originally at the centre of the Royal Manor of Easthampstead in the Windsor Forest. We are now part of the new town of Bracknell.

The present parish church was rebuilt in 1867 and is one of the 15 Pilgrimage Churches of the Oxford Diocese. It is an impressive building to which visitors from home and abroad come to see our 19 stained glass windows by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones.

The churchyard is part of the ‘Living Churchyards’ scheme. It supports a range of rare and unusual flora and fauna among which is the Yew Tree, said to be over 1000 years old.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Car park at church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

Contact information

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Outstanding architectural and historic interest, which has been on this site in some form since the 12th century, replacing a wooden Saxon chapel.