St Peter’s church, Hever

St Peter’s church is the oldest of the three in the benefice, dating back to the 12th Century and worship has been held here for over 875 years. It contains the tomb of Sir Thomas Bullen, father of Anne Boleyn and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth the First.

Services: Sunday Communion services held are according to Common Worship Order One (Traditional Language) and once or twice a month the services of Matins and Evensong are celebrated according to the Book of Common Prayer.  A Café service is held once every two months – see the diary for details

Location: The church is situated in the centre of Hever next to Hever Castle which is less than two miles south-east of Edenbridge.

Opening times: St Peter’s is open daily throughout the year, usually from around 10 a.m. to around 3p.m. during winter months and later, until near dusk, during the summer.


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Information and news from the benefice of Hever, Four Elms and Markbeech churches in the Weald of Kent.

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