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Guided Tour, from 19 Sep 2017, free entry


The Church of St. Martin on-the-Hill

The Church of St. Martin on-the-Hill

A view of the church from the south where the mainentrance is today.


A free guided-tour of The Church of St. Martin-on-the-Hill, Scarborough's "Hidden pre-Raphaelite gem". Tours take place every Tuesday Morning (May to end of September) from 10.30 to 11.30 approx. The church will be open from 10am and there are light refreshments available for a small charge.

There are stained glass windows designed by William Morris, Ford Madox Brown, Sir Edward Burne-Jone, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and other pre-Raphaelite artisits. Many of the charachters displayed in the windows are modelled on the artists themselves or wives and girlfiends. See our website for more information.

Coach parties acceptedEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled accessGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Please note that there is a toilet on site but it is not suitable for disabled visitors

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 26 Sep 2017 10:30 to 11:30
The church will be open from 10am and the tour starts at 10.30 finishing about 60 - 75 minutes later. If you arrive late please join the tour as you are most welcome. If you cannot stay for the whole tour that does not matter. Tours are free but you may like to make a voluntary donation towards the upkeep of the church.If you enjoy the tour please tell your friends.


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Michael Bortoft

01723 501454



Albion Road,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 2DD



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Map reference: TA 041877  Lat: 54.27471 Long: -0.40127

Albion Road connects easily to the A165 (Filey) Road.

From the town centre (Railway Station) take the A165 towards Filey and Bridlington. Cross The Valley Bridge and, after the traffic lights at the end of the bridge, climb a short hill to take the second turning left onto Albion Road. The church will be clearly visible.

Sat Nav users "1 St. Martin's Avenue, Scarborough, YO11 2DD" is near the main entrance is on the south side of the church on St. Martin's Avenue. Latitude: 54.27471181, Longitude: -0.40127134. Street parking for 3 hours 0900 - 1700.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Please note that there is a toilet on site but it is not suitable for disabled visitors

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • The church has a wide central aisle and narrower north and south ailes. There is one step up into the chancel from the nave, but no ramp. There is ramp access to the church itself at the main entrance.