Saint Giles Church with its noble simplicity has stood in the village for 800 years and is a must for visitors.
- Less than 2000 souls in the heart of the Sussex countryside
- 5 miles from Haywards Heath, 6 miles from East Grinstead
- About 12 miles from Gatwick Airport
- Commuting to London by road and train takes just over an hour
- One of the few places in the South East where it’s still dark at night!
- The most famous stop on the Bluebell railway line
- Burial place of UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
- A place where Christian worship has been offered for 1000 years.
The spire of the current Saint Giles Church has pointed heavenwards for 800 years and with its noble simplicity is a must for visitors.
At Christmas around 500 people worship in St Giles, a quarter of the population. Normal adult Sunday attendance at 8am and 10am Eucharists is growing and stands currently around 60. There is a thriving Sunday Club which engages children in three age groups.
Fr John Twisleton became Rector of St Giles on 30th March 2009.