Areley Kings Church House

St. Bartholomew's,

Wedding receptions, parties,family get togethers, business retreats

A beautiful 16th Century building on the edge of Stourport-on-Severn providing a unique venue for regular events and private hire.


We’ve followed all of the Government guidance in order to make Church House fully COVID-19 secure, in order to create a safe space for our users.

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Welcome to Church House
Areley Kings

Church House is an historic half-timbered building  situated next to Saint Bartholomew’s Church in the village of Areley Kings only half a mile from the busy river and Canal town of Stourport on Severn

It's quiet rural setting enjoys views over the River Severn towards  the Wyre Forest.

Ample free parking is available on site



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Church House, completely refurbished in 2004 is a perfect venue for family gatherings and parties and now with the benefit of WiFi throughout it is ideal for business meetings and other informal events. 

Church House is run by the Church House Charitable Trust (Registered Charity Number 1082108) on behalf of the local community.

Available for private hire

The accommodation at Church House is on 2 floors.

The ground floor, known as the Warden’s Room, where churchwardens once brewed their ale, measures 7.3 metres X 4.7 metres, and fully complies with the requirements of disability access. It can comfortably accommodate gatherings of 30 - 35 people in various lay-outs, and has overhead lighting which can be adjusted to suit different purposes.

This photo, on the right, shows the Warden’s Room.

The Layamon Room, named after the famous writer priest of Areley Kings, is a prestige location measuring 9.2 X 6 meters. It can accommodated over 60 people in “lecture room” format, and 50 when seated at tables.

Both rooms are centrally heated with optional electric heating if required, and have plenty of 13amp power points.

Facilities comprise of ladies and gentlemen toilets, complete with baby changing facilities, disabled toilet and galley kitchen.

The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave oven, hot plate, and hostess trolleys, and has adequate cutlery, crockery and glassware.

Church House is furnished with tables and chairs which can be arranged to suit most requirements.

Church House is regularly hired for:

Parties, business meetings, workshops, exhibitions, lectures, art classes, away days, quiet days, dining, entertaining, wedding & baptism receptions, etc. and by many local clubs and societies and support groups

Church House is a truly historic building.  Find out more about our story.

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We would love to hear from you.  For details of how to book and what we can offer, please contact us.

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Rectory Lane, Areley Kings,
Worcestershire. DY13 0TB

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07368 339402

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