ST MARTIN'S FAQs

Is there a toilet?

No.

 

Is there parking?

No. The nearest public car park is in Longport.

 

Can coaches stop outside?

Yes, at the top of North Holmes Road, but only to drop off and pick up.

 

Will there be someone to show me round?

Yes

 

Is there a charge?

No but a donation of £2 is suggested.

 

Is there a Shop?

No, but Guide Books, postcards and notelets are on sale. Also short translation guides are available in the following languages:

French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Polish

 

Are there steps?

Yes. There is no disabled access at present.

 

If I can’t visit during opening hours what happens?

Please e-mail visits@martinpaul.org and you should receive a response within a few days.

 

Is photography permitted?

Yes.

 

Do you have a Risk Assessment we can use?

No. Schools prepare this in advance.

 

Are refreshments available?

No but there are many cafes/restaurants in Canterbury.

 

Is the Churchyard open?

Yes, and the exterior of the church can always be viewed.

 

If we bring a group will there be someone to give us a talk?

Yes, if your visit has been booked in advance.

 

Do you still have Services in the church?

Yes, twice weekly. 9.00 a.m. Sundays (Eucharist) and 12 noon on Thursdays (Prayers)

 

Is this part of the Church of England?

Yes.

 

How is St Martin’s funded and maintained?

Entirely by voluntary donations. There is no State funding or English Heritage support.