THE more than 1,000 year old St Andrew’s Church, Kildwick, is open to visitors on most days, when the building is not in use, from about 10 am until about 2 pm.

St Andrew’s is an ancient church mentioned in the 1087 Domesday Book. It is steeped in history, and has parts of 10th century Christian crosses, to a letter from Florence Nightingale, to an ancient parish chest, to a monument of a Knight Templar, and much more.

A spokesperson for the church said: "Do come and visit us and see over 1,000 years of history for yourself.

St Andrew’s church is classified as a “Major Church” in the Church of England, alongside the Cathedrals and some of the most important parish churches in the country.