Exterior view of the north side of St Matthew's Church, facing Church Street        Find Us 

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 St Matthew's Church Rastrick

in the Deanery of Brighouse and Elland, part  of the Diocese of Leeds and also in the Calderdale Methodist Circuit

For a map showing the Parish of St Matthew Rastrick follow this link.

Rastrick lies on the north-facing slopes of the Calder valley, between Brighouse and Huddersfield

St Matthews from Field Lane

   St Matthew's Church from Holly Bank Road


St Matthew's church is situated alongside the A643, Church Street , about 1  mile south-west of the town centre of Brighouse.  The postcode is HD6 3NF.


There is a small public car park next to the church.

Bus Services

Services 549 and 547 (Halifax-Brighouse-Huddersfield), 563 (Halifax-Brighouse via Elland). E1 and E2 (Brighouse-Elland)  stop near the church. For more information see our Bus Timetables page.   See Metro timetables for details.

Railway Services

The nearest railway station is in Brighouse on Huddersfield Road, about 20 minutes walk from St Matthew's. For rail services along the Caldervale line and the Huddersfield Line  see our Rail Services page and see  Metro Train Stations for Details. 

Grand Central Railway also operate direct services to Brighouse from Wakefield, Doncaster and London.