Breedon on the Hill

Breedon Priory Church

A notable landmark standing on the summit of a 55 metre limestone knoll once the site of an Iron Age Fort and Saxon Priory. The Church contains elaborate 16th Century memorials and unique 8th Century Saxon carvings. Interested groups are warmly welcomed including students, historians and specialists. The Saxon carvings also include 'The Breedon Angel' (and its recent replica), probably the oldest in Europe. Prior arrangements have to be made to see the original.

Opening times: 

From 1 November – 31 March, opens 9.30am and closes 3.30pm

From 1 April – 31 October, opens 9.30am and closes 5pm

Admission: Free
Disabled visitors: Special parking area.

Further details are available at The Priory Church, Breedon on the Hill (

Last updated: Tue 2 May, 2023 @ 13:15