Church and Gardens

Described by John Betjeman as ‘to many people the most beautiful churchyard on earth’, the gardens of St Just in Roseland have delighted many, many people over many years. Explore the winding paths through the bamboos, follow the running stream down to the creek and pause by our Holy Well. Beautiful views lead the eye over to the boatyard or back towards the church. Step away from all the noise and traffic and rest in the tranquility of our historic church.

The Churchyard at St Just is open daily.

The Churches of St Just in Roseland and St Mawes are reopening for public worship on Sunday 18th April:

8am BCP at St Just, 9.30 am Holy Communion at St Mawes and 11 am Holy Communion at St Just. There will also be a 4pm zoom service for those unable to attend in person. Social distancing rules remain in place.

The churches will be open for Private Prayer on a Monday and Thursday from 10 am – 4pm from Monday 19th April.

Services are available on line via Zoom at 4pm every Sunday.  Please contact Emma Р or call her on 01326 722618 for further details.


There are many circular paths through our churchyard and each path leads either to the lychgates, the church or the creek. You can’t get lost, but you may want to look out for some special sights, please click below for our ‘What to look for’ information

What to Look For