Organ Pipes - St Faith, Bacton
Organ Pipes - St Faith, Bacton © Discover Churches

The Churches Tourism Capacity Building  in partnership with the Herefordshire and Shropshire Churches Tourism Groups (with over 200 member churches), Herefordshire Historic Churches Trust, the National Churches Trust, the Churches Voluntary Tourism Association and volunteers, will develop quality church tourism initiatives to create new and enriched visitor involvement.  

Working with volunteers and project partners, the project will encourage curiosity about new ways of doing things, inspire, empower and encourage the sharing of knowledge, values and experiences to foster the capacity of everyone involved with welcoming visitors to their church.

A key outcome, in partnership the National Churches Trust, is a Church Tourism Handbook, as a national blueprint, giving churches the guidance and resources required to realise positive tourism outcomes A Discover Churches Herefordshire and Shropshire dissemination conference.