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St Paul's Chapel

An unusual chapel located in the grounds of Stansted Park Estate.

Stansted Park, Sussex

Opening times

Coincide with opening times at the adjacent Stansted House.
Please see their website for details:


Stansted Park

The former parish of Forestside includes the Chapel of St Paul, in the grounds of Stansted Park.

The chapel is no longer open for public worship, but it is open to the public when the house and grounds are open. There is normally also a monthly service of prayer, a carol service at Christmas, and a service on Remembrance Day. For more information about the chapel can be found on the Stansted Park website. The chapel is also available for the blessing of Civil Marriages conducted in Stansted House or elsewhere.

More information about the history and architecture of the chapel is found on Sussex Parish Churches.

  • Social heritage stories

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Parking within 250m

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Monthly lunchtime services are held here, please see the Octagon Parish website for more details.

  • Church of England

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