Warwick is a beautiful medieval town on the River Avon, in England’s West Midlands region. Warwick is best known for its Castle, The Collegiate Church of St. Mary with its tower views and Norman crypt, and the timber-framed buildings of 14th-century Lord Leycester Hospital cluster by the city’s West Gate. The St. John’s House Museum is housed in a Jacobean mansion with gardens. St Mary's Church is close to all Warwick amenities, cafes and other attractions, so you can spend an enjoyable day or weekend in the town with plenty to do.
St Mary’s Church is in a prime location in the heart of Warwick town centre, a 5-minute walk from Warwick Castle and the Lord Leycester Hospital. Below is a map of our location: click ‘Directions’ and enter your location to find the quickest route.
Warwick has a variety of parking with a multi-storey carpark, various smaller carparks, and paid street parking around the town centre.
Winter Opening Hours
Closed on Monday and Tuesday, except for pre-booked groups, by arrangement
Open from 11am-4pm on Wednesday.
Open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm.
Open on Sunday 12pm-4pm.
Note there are special hours for the Christmas Tree Festival 23rd November - 3rd December.
These times may be subject to variation due to lifetime events such as Baptisms, weddings and funerals. We are also closed to visitors on Good Friday.
We are now open and very much welcome visiting tour groups into our church.
The group booking charges include VAT
Up to 20 People £80
Up to 40 people £160
Up to 60 people £240
Under 16’s free
We are very happy to arrange tours with one of our knowledgeable guides who will bring the story of St Mary’s to life, and will be able to answer any question you may have about the building and its history .
Private or small tour groups are welcome at £5 per person (under 16s free) and it last approximately 60 minutes.
Please book in advance by ringing the Parish Office on 01926 403940 or email:
We regret that climbing the tower is not currently possible.
The Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick is the beautiful setting for the annual Christmas Tree Festival, which opens on Warwick Town Victorian evening in late November. Visitors can vote for their favourite Christmas tree and be entered into a prize draw. On the opening night there is musical entertainment, including the ever popular Hand Bell ringing, accompanied by mulled wine and mince pies. Craft stalls help with those Christmas presents. The evening is rounded off with a short carol service.
The nine day-long festival continues with a variety of concerts and events celebrating the approaching Christmas season, including local school choirs singing Christmas songs and carols, visits from Father Christmas and the Mayor of Warwick, charity concerts, and guided tours of the beautiful Church - a wonderful start to the Christmas season.
For the dedicated Christmas Tree Festival website, click here.