Friday & Saturday 13 – 14 October in York
Join us for our friendly, informative and fun annual conference.
For churches: meet other volunteers and clergy from churches open and wanting to open, share stories, get great ideas and learn from the experience of those working in church tourism across the UK
For professionals: meet others in the sector, inspire joint working or new projects and ideasFind out more and book
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.
With over 4,500 churches and chapels, Wales has some of the most beautiful and historic religious buildings in the world. Including ancient churches, medieval cathedrals, and hilltop chapels – Wales has got the lot! To celebrate and raise awareness of Wales’ religious heritage, we have launched ‘Sacred Wales’ – ‘Cymru Sanctaidd’ giving people a chance […]
The 1st International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages “Following the Footsteps of the Saint Pope John Paul II” will take place in Krakow, from 8th to 12th November 2017. Krakow and Malopolska Region have a great potential as a religious tourism and pilgrimage destination. The Congress aims to be a meeting place between the tour […]