Explore the Stour Valley as part of the Open Doors Sacred Doorways project

Discover the hidden treasures of the Stour Valley

Choose a route to explore the Stour Valley and learn about the places of historic and spiritual interest you can visit along the way.

St Mary's of North Hinckford

Approximate distance: 12 miles

St Mary's of North Hinckford A road route visiting three very different churches in the Hinckford area dedicated to St Mary; Great Henny, Belchamp Walter and Ovington. Suitable for cars and road bikes. Read More

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New bike route added

A new bike route has been added which visits all fifteen churches in the North Hinckford area, it is written to start from Bulmer but as it is circular you can start and finish at the point of your choice. The route is mostly along roads with a brief stretch...


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Strawberry Cream Teas, St Andrew's Church Bulmer

Strawberry Cream Teas and homemade cakes every Sunday throughout August.


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