The Church of St Peter, Oughtrington can be seen for miles around with its tall, graceful spire stretching up to the skies. The building stands on the hillside above the parish as a testimony to the generosity of George Charnley Dewhurst and the vision of his wife. Consecrated on St Peter's Day, 29th June 1872, the church has been continuously used as a place of prayer and worship. it is a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture. The Apse and vaulted roof modelled on Westminster Abbey.
St Peter’s is a welcoming and inclusive Anglican church of the Catholic tradition serving the parish of Oughtrington.
Welcome to St. Peter’s
St Peter’s takes its duty and obligation to protect and safeguard all (and especially children and vulnerable adults) extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England procedures and guidelines. The Parish Safeguarding Officer is Jean Evans.
We resume Sunday services this Sunday, 2 August -
Please observe the directions in church about hygiene and safety.