Welcome to the website of Crowland Abbey, a place of prayer and worship in the town of Crowland, Lincolnshire. Although we call ourselves an abbey, we are actually the parish church of Crowland. As such, we are a part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Lincoln.

You can find out more about our history and the St Guthlac scroll, as well as taking an interactive virtual tour around the church and abbey ruins. We hope you can visit us and find out more about our church and Crowland Abbey and we look forwarding to welcoming you to our church.

Photograph Competition Entry Date @ Crowland Methodist Church
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Please bring photographs on the theme of Hope to Crowland Methodist Chapel, Reform Street.
Photograph size: max 6″x8″ (15x20cm)
Please mount photographs on plain card with a small border all round, with your name and contact details on the back

2 Categories: 16 yrs and under, 17 yrs and over
Prizes: 16’s and under – gift voucher, 17’s and over – hamper

This is part of the Methodist Anglican Partnership

Photograph Competition Display @ Crowland Methodist Church
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Photograph Competition Display on the theme of Hope in the Methodist Church

Photograph Competition Display @ Crowland Abbey
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Photograph Competition Display on the theme of Hope in the Abbey


Find out the latest news on Crowland Abbey

Church Services

All are welcome to our range of services at Crowland, and find out information on weddings & baptisms etc


Find out more about the fascinating history of Crowland Abbey

360° Tour & Gallery

Take a virtual look around our church and grounds using the latest technology

St Guthlac Roll

The Guthlac Roll dates from around 1210 AD. Take a closer look at this document

Contact & Abbey Hire

If you wish to contact us or are interested in hiring the Abbey please use our details here

Crowland Abbey Festival of Art Competition

Crowland Abbey 2nd Festival of Art Competition 2015 The theme is Life in the Fens Entries are invited for this Art competition depicting ‘Life in the Fens‘, using any medium of your choice: oils, pastels, watercolour etc. There are two classes : Adult – £3 per entry... read more

Secrets Revealed

Romanesque wall paintings have been discovered at Crowland Abbey which have remained undiscovered for over 800 years. See the attached documents for more details: Fish-scale stone Halley’s Comet Magnetic Compass Mitred Abbot West Front – South... read more

Conservation Work at Crowland Abbey

As you pass by the Abbey you will see scaffolding that covers the west front of the church’s ruined nave, the front that contains all the statues. The scaffolding is enabling a skilled group of stone conservationists to treat the statues to protect them against... read more

Take a 360° view from the church tower.

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