Our work

The Bats in Churches project is working with over 100 churches across England that are affected by bat roosts including some of national importance.

Below is a map of our churches, click through to find more information on the individual churches or toggle to view the churches in list form.

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View down the aisle facing west, the church has a red tiled floor and six large arches in each arcade, topped by a clerestory

Walpole St Peter, St Peter’s

The Cathedral of the Fens, one of England’s greatest parsh churches. We’re commissioning full surveys of the bats and the church heritage to see how we can help here.

Stained glass dated 1972 showing graphic, abstract flowers and plants

Walsham-le-Willows, St Mary’s

Covered in checkered flint and stonework and home to Medieval and modern glass, with a terracotta reredos behind the altar.

Exterior of a long, low looking church made of gingerbread coloured stone surrounded by a brick wall

Watlington, St Peter and St Paul

A warm, brown carrstone church with a roost of Pipistrelle bats. We will be helping the church celebrate all its wildlife at its annual festival.

Detail from a painted screen showing a winged angel with a sword, the angel's face has been scratched out

Wellingham, St Andrew

A jewel of a church containing a unique and perfectly painted Medieval rood screen.

Detail of old stained glass window with head of saint in middle of top window

Wellington, St Margaret of Antioch

The handsome medieval Grade I listed church of St Margaret of Antioch is an important feature in the Wellington Conservation Area and is notable for its roof carpentry.

Old stone church with wooden belfry and daffodils in churchyard

Wentnor, St Michael and All Angels

With its impressive wooden belcote and clock tower, the Grade II* listed church of St Michael and All Angels lies at the heart of the pretty Shropshire village of Wentnor.

Detial of stained glass window with a bat

West Grinstead, St George’s

St George’s, West Grinstead, sits in a peaceful situation

A carved angel holding a shield supporting the roof of the church

Wetherden, St Mary the Virgin

St Mary Wetherden is a fine Suffolk church

A sunlit church with decorative flint patterning on the buttresses. There are tall, perpendicular windows in the clerestory

Wetheringsett, All Saints

The beautiful church of St Mary Wetheringsett is Grade 1 listed

Stone church with tall bell tower and many windows

Whissendine, St Andrew

Set within the charming Rutland village of Whissendine, St Andrew’s is famous for its impressive C14th west tower, which dominates the landscape and can be seen from miles away.