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Welcome to St Peter's Church, Holton

Welcome to St Peter’s Holton. We’re a small church, about 25 people at most Sunday services, but a very welcoming and caring church; and we’re warm in winter too, with new heaters.


As well as Sunday services we have Morning Prayers, a quieter said service, at 9am on Fridays, attended by a handful of people.


The following archival volumes are kept in the church safe and can be consulted by appointment:

Baptisms: 5 May 1907 to 19 Nov.2006; 10 Dec.2006 to date
Marriages: 27 Oct. 1979 to date
Burials: 10 Jany 1928 to date
Annual Vestry Meeting 13 April 1914 to Annual Parochial Church Meeting 17 May 1988

Older volumes can be consulted at the Country Record Offices at Ipswich and Lowestoft.

Searches of the Registers can be carried out for the standard national fee of £19.00 for the first hour.




Community at St Peter's Church, Holton

The Parish Council actively works for the future of the village and their news is available from the website

The Holton Post is a bi-monthly newsletter produced by village people for village people. It has articles on local topics, notices of forthcoming events, advertisements for local services, and occasional recipes. or email to

There is a busy Village Hall in the village, shared with Blyford  


Regular weekly events are the Badminton Club, Karate & Martial Arts Club, Walpole & Cookley Bowls Club. The Halesworth & District University of the Third Age meets here monthly on Tuesday afternoons. The Village Hall is available for private functions, and is licensed for the sale of alcohol. Please contact the Lettings Officer, tel.  07756 916577, email: for further information.

Market Fields, almost-the-village-shop, shares a site with Holton Garden Centre in Holton Road just outside the village boundary. Market Fields offers a good range of fresh fruit & vegetables, dairy products and meat, groceries and alcohol; and the Garden Centre provides everything you want for the garden and for living outside during the summer.


Telephone: 01986 875941 or 07752 275328.    
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