St Leonard’s Church

St Leonard’s Church, Walton le Dale

St Leonard’s Church, Walton-le-Dale

St Leonard’s,
Church Brow,
Walton le Dale,

St Leonard’s Church is an Anglican church in Walton le Dale, Lancashire, England, UK. St Leonard’s Church is an active parish church in the Diocese of Blackburn and the archdeaconry of Blackburn. The church has been designated as a Grade II listed building by English Heritage and parts of the church date from the 16thcentury, whereas the nave and transepts were rebuilt in the early 20th century.

The St Leonard’s Church Church exists for the people of this parish, to worship God, to welcome new disciples and to work for others through faith in Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit. WORSHIP-WELCOME-WORK.

St Leonard’s Church welcomes everyone to share in our worship of almighty God, which is centred on the Holy Communion, or Eucharist, and in all the other activities in this busy and friendly parish church.

St Leonard’s Church Family service

The St Leonard’s Church Family service brings together all the families and Organisations in the parish and takes place on every third Sunday of each month at 9:30am

St Leonard’s Church Sunday School JAM Club

Children of ages from 5 to 12 are welcome at the St Leonard’s Church Sunday School JAM CLUB (Jesus and Me). The club is open in term time only and takes place every first, second, fourth and fifth Sunday of the month. JAM Club opens at 9:15am and lasts for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Other St Leonard’s Church information

  • Built: In existence 1162, 16th Century chancel and tower; 1906 nave
  • Architect: John Pollard Seddon FRIBA
  • Our Patron: Vicar of Lancaster
  • Archdeaconry: BLACKBURN (531)
  • Deanery: LEYLAND (53106)
  • Benefice: Samlesbury St_Leonard the Less w Walton-le-Dale (St_Leonard) (03/234BL)
  • Parish Legal Name: Samlesbury (530131 3/131)
  • CofE Church Info: (603131 3/134)


The church has a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1162.


The church is located at OS grid reference SD561280.