Welcome to The Priory Church at Bolton Abbey

Bolton Priory is an Anglican Church, within the Diocese of Leeds,  where there has been continuous worship since 1154. When the Priory was dissolved in 1539, permission was granted for the parish to continue worshipping in the nave which is now the Priory Church. The Reformation is a daily backdrop to our lives and, fittingly, worship is centred around the Book of Common Prayer 1662 which, in the Spirit of Pentecost, is used and understood across the worldwide Anglican communion. Bolton Priory is committed, not only to reflecting the glory and majesty of God in its worship but proclaiming the Gospel particularly by seeking social justice and stewardship of God’s creation.


Our Regular Services


8am  Holy Communion
9.15am Liquid Worship (all ages) 
(1st Sunday of the month only)
10.30am  Sung Eucharist
Please join us for coffee in the Boyle Room
immediately after the 10.30am service 


10am  Midweek Communion

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Useful links and Information

Special Services & Events

Visit our events section to see our calendar of special seasonal services, concerts and lectures

Parish Magazine

To read the latest issue of our Parish Magazine please click on the button below.


If you would like to read recent sermons please click on the button below.

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Friday 26 July

Join us for a fabulous musical evening with Lady Clare's Consort.

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Friday 16 August

Join us for a very special evening of music at The Hall, Bolton Abbey, by kind permission of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Why not join the Friends of Bolton Priory?

Support the Priory whilst enjoying social events throughout the year and making new friends

How To Find Us

The Priory Church is located in the heart of the Bolton Abbey Estate.
Parishioners attending services may park at the village car park.

Our postal address is:

Bolton Priory Parish Office
Bolton Abbey
BD23 6AL

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