Welcome to Saint Paul's Parish Church, Whitley Bay

  • St Paul's Church is a beautiful 19th century Grade II listed building based firmly in the centre of the community in Whitley Bay.

    Come and join us. You will always be welcome.


    The Bishop of Newcastle is delighted to announce that the Rev'd John Vilaseca Bruch, Assistant Curate of Berwick   Holy Trinity & St Mary, has been appointed Vicar of the  Parish of Tynemouth St Paul Cullercoats.

    John’s institution and licensing by the Bishop of Newcastle will take place on 2nd October 2019.

    Please keep John in your prayers as he prepares to take up this new role in the autumn.


  • This Week


  • St Paul’s Church and Bell Tower will be open as part of this year's Heritage Open Days.

    Visit this beautiful Grade II listed church in the heart of Whitley Bay. A must-see, with attractive stained glass and bell tower access.

    • Attractive Neo-Gothic church in Early English Style, consecrated 1864.  Architect Anthony Salvin. Stained glass includes Arts and Crafts Movement window and two new windows installed for the 150th anniversary. 
    • Peal of eight bells. 
    • Manual organ originally by Harrison of Rochdale. 
    • Parish Centre by Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall Ltd (2000). 
    • Explore the church and find out what happens there. The bell tower is open especially for a bell ringing demonstration. Hear the bells ring. Meet local members of the bell ringers Guild. Try ringing a church bell.

    Opening Times:  Saturday 14 September: Church and Bell Tower 1000 -1600

    Booking Details: No booking required. 

    Guided tours of church available on request (just ask on the day).  For bell tower, max. 10 people per tour / session.

    Additional Information: Contact for the day: Ann Laing (church), Gerald Lang (bell tower)



    The PCC at St. Paul's is committed to ensuring that we create and maintain a safe place for everyone in our church.  Please follow this link to see the members of our Safeguarding Team, read our Safeguarding Policy and our Safeguarding Terms of Reference.