St. Mary's

The Parish of Sandford with

Upton Hellions


The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Upton Hellions


Situated in the east of the parish is the hamlet of Upton Hellions. The church is open daily for visitors.


Services are held for the festivals of Harvest, Christmas and Easter and there is also an annual Songs of Praise in the Summer.

Beacon Church, New buildings



Beacon Church, to the west of Sandford, holds regular monthly services as well as festivals for Easter, Harvest and Christmas.


It was built as a school in the mid nineteenth century and is a focal point for community events within the village of New Buildings which include the annual fete, Christmas carol-singing and national celebrations such as the Golden and Diamond Jubilees.








JUNE 2017