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St Peter

Oldest church in Wallsend with spectacular stained glass.

Wallsend, Tyne & Wear

Opening times

Open at various times throughout the year for visitors.


Church Bank
Tyne & Wear
NE28 6PZ

Built in 1809 and contains many interesting features. Amongst them is a parish chest from 1580, a roman font, the largest collection of Irish stained glass in the country, and a magnificent Tom Denny window. In the churchyard are the victims of 3 pit disasters.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Train station within 250m

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Level access throughout

  • Dog friendly

  • Church shop or souvenirs

  • Car park at church

  • Café in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Heritage Open Days.

  • Church of England

Contact information

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