St Margaret’s is a gem of a church set back from the road in the heart Carsington, opposite the village green.
It is assumed to have been built in the 13th century, the present configuration dating from around 1320. Sir John Philip Gell, the landowner, erected the impressive wooden gallery at the west end for the estate tenants in 1704.
The church contains many small and ancient wonders including a 14th century font. The church is open during the day throughout the year, so do come in and visit.
The church is open every Sunday for private prayer and once a month for a Service. You are warmly invited to join us whenever you wish. We seek to welcome all irrespective of age, ability, ethnic origin, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, or previous church experience.
We also have numerous activities throughout the year, including festivals at Easter, harvest and Christmas, Remembrance Sunday, a Memorial Service in the autumn for those we have lost.
For baptism, wedding or funeral enquires please contact the
Team Ministry office,
call us on 01629 824707 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact page on this website.
St Margaret’s is part of the Wirksworth Team Ministry that cares for ten churches in the surrounding Derbyshire Dales villages, in Alderwasley, Bonsall, Bradbourne, Brassington, Carsington, Elton, Idridgehay, Kirk Ireton, Middleton and Wirksworth.
Most of our churches are open each day, certainly in the summer, and for many people visiting and exploring, the space that a church can provide is an opportunity to connect with their spiritual heart.
If you are visiting the area as a tourist, then you are very welcome to call in. While you are in the Derbyshire Dales, you might like to explore some of the other churches in the area. Details of all of them and their services can be found at www.wirksworthteamministry.co.uk