The Church used in Jamaica Inn

St Marys, Kirkby Lonsdale


At the weekend we took a trip up to Ingleton Falls, followed by a stop off at Kirkby Lonsdale for a bite to eat and to take a few photos of Ruskin’s View (more of that in a later post), but one of the areas I’d noticed on my first brief visit to this beautiful town was the church and surrounding graveyard and houses. I mentioned to several people that it would look great in a period drama – lot’s of authentically old buildings and not much modern stuff to get in the way. What a surprise then to find that the town was used for the filming of the BBC series Jamaica Inn! So, here’s the church that you see in the series, although I believe that the internal shots are of somewhere else…