St Lawrences Church

St Lawrence's Church, Carlton Miniott is a part of the Benefice of Thirsk Parish.

Services are conducted by the Clergy, Team Rector: The Revd Canon Richard Rowling; Assistant Curate: The Revd Graham Bowkett, and Readers: Bob and Pauline Sidgswick.

A coffee morning is held on the third Wednesday of each month in the church. This is a social occasion for people of all ages to meet for a chat and to enjoy a cup of coffee and a biscuit. Everyone welcome.

Contact: The Revd Canon Richard Francis ROWLING, The Rectory, Cemetery Road , Thirsk YO7 1PR Tel: 01845 523183 

Hambleton Evangelical Church

Hambleton Evangelical Church, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, Y07 4NJ
There are services at 10.30am (with Sunday School) and 6.30pm each Sunday, with opportunities to meet informally. Children's and youth groups meet on Thursdays at 6.30pm and 7.45pm respectively.

Hambleton Evangelical Church has occupied its current site in the western end of Carlton Miniott since 1976. The church is made up of ordinary people ranging from a 1 year old to a 90 year old! We meet on a Sunday at 10.30 am. and at 6.30 pm. During the morning service the children, age up to 11, get together to have their own Bible stories, quizzes and craft activities, while the adults stay in the service.

Activities Organised by the Evangelical Church

There are a variety of activities that take place each week during the school term time. Each Thursday evening we hire the Thirsk Community minibus and collect children aged 5 to 11 for an hour of Bible stories, games, refreshments, craft and singing. We return the children to their homes at 7.30 pm. 
At 7.45 pm. The 12 -18’s meet. Activities in the past have included archery at Carlton Lodge, duck racing at Osmotherly, or catapulting hard boiled eggs! It is an opportunity for young people to get together in a safe environment and enjoy themselves. Each evening concludes with refreshments and a lesson from the Bible.

We have our own website which is regularly updated
Interested? Why not come along? Everyone is very welcome. 

For further information contact Steve Harding 01845 524980

Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre

Carlton Lodge specializes in adventure, learning and discovery for children and young people, right in the heart of glorious North Yorkshire. Their range of indoor and outdoor activities boosts self-confidence and team working skills by focusing on communication, planning and creative thinking.

Tel: 01845 522145  Email: or visit

Carlton Miniott Playing Field Association

Carlton Miniott Playing Fields Association is a registered charity which administers playing fields situated at the junction of Carlton Road and Sandhutton Lane. 

For further information Sam Irvine 01845 526344