Our work is all about developing the tourism potential and visitor experience of a unique part of our historical and contemporary sacred heritage, captured for the future, living in the present, and distinctive to the location of every community across the land.
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There are many things, large and small; simple or more complicated, which churches can do to attract more visitors, to give them a warm welcome, an enjoyable experience and to encourage them to return.
All churches are unique, with different and distinctive features and settings. What is appropriate and realistic in one church may not be the case in another. However, there are a few simple steps which can be undertaken by every church.Resources
Discover the latest news, ideas and resources for opening your church for visitors, interpreting your heritage, getting funding or organising events.
You are warmly invited to join with us on Saturday 22 October from 10.00am onwards in the Library of The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, to share in an interactive workshop thinking about and discussing: The Contribution of Church Buildings to the Mission of the Church The day will begin with a presentation […]
England’s gardens, farms and leisure and theme parks experienced the most significant growth in visitor numbers in VisitEngland’s Annual Attractions Survey published this week. Out of the 1,500 English attractions in the survey, outdoor attractions performed particularly well in 2015. Gardens, farms and leisure/theme parks reported the biggest increase in visitors, each up 7%, with wildlife attractions […]