Last Updated:
Where is Kembleford? Which Church is used in Father Brown?
Where is Kembleford? Which Church is used in Father Brown? Copyright BBC 2019

Where is Kembleford and Church in Father Brown?

The BBC adapted the novels of Father Brown by English G. K. Chesterton novels in 2013. It has carried on the tradition of British serial crime dramas and amateur sleuths.

Where is Kembleford in Father Brown?

Father Brown is a Roman Catholic priest and lives in the Cotswold village of Kembleford. Although filming takes place in many locations throughout the series. Passing off other locations as the same village. Kembleford is actually the Gloucestershire village of Blockley. The series uses the church of Saints Peter and Paul (Church of England) as the St Mary Roman Catholic church. The vicarage becomes the presbytery for Father Brown’s permanent house.

When is Father Brown set?

Father Brown is set in the early 1950s and follows the priest as he solves many crimes in the Cotswold village. The amateur sleuth features in 53 short mysteries between 1910 and 1936.

Series 8 Announcement

So far the BBC has screened 7 series of the amateur detective, but no announcement on Series 8 (June 2019).

Book A Father Brown Tour

Please contact us at Cotswold Tours to book a guided private tour around some of the most beautiful locations. Father Brown Tours Book Here.