Welcome to the Churches Visitor & Tourism Association

The UK’s leading body for promoting best practice in welcoming visitors to places of worship.

Do you love visiting churches? Find out about open churches across the UK here:

Our vision

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.

please consider joining us:

Membership

Resources

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

Latest news

Discover the latest news, ideas and resources for opening your church for visitors, interpreting your heritage, getting funding or organising events.

CVTA July Newsletter

Read the CVTA NEWSLETTER – JULY 2018 from our Chair, Canon John Brown. There is an update on what CVTA is doing on GDPR, a reminder that Membership Renewals are due. More exciting is an introduction to this year’s CVTA’s Symposium and AGM which is taking place on  Saturday 13 October 10.00am – 4.00pm at the The […]

CVTA November 2017 e-newsletter

Read the CVTA NEWSLETTER – NOV. 2017 e-newsletter.

Events

Announcing our 2018 Annual Symposium and AGM in Worcester


When: Saturday 13th, October, 2018
Where: The Old Palace, Worcester
  • Latest tweets from @churchtourism