The Parish Clerk is now Victoria Woodhouse, as she has returned after her Maternity Leave - please direct any enquiries to the contact details below.
We want your views on whether you would like Berrynarbor Parish Council to take on the running of the toilets and Car Park. Contact the Clerk to let her know your views!
Click Here for information on The Mooring a Mental Health Crisis drop-in Centre in Barnstaple
Click Here for January 2020 Ilfracombe Neighbourhood Police Newsletter
Click Here for December 2019 Ilfracombe Neighbouhood Police Newsletter
Grants available from North Devon Council to help vulnerable residents remain in their homes. Click here for more information
Do you have a highway problem? You can report any highway issues via the following link https://new.devon.gov.uk/roadsandtransport/report-a-problem/
Tesco Bags of Help The Parish Council is pleased to announce that it has been awarded £1,000 towards the replacement of the the bus shelter on the A399 project. Thank you to everyone that voted.
Council Achieves Award Berrynarbor Parish Council has received a prestigious award as part of the Local Council Award Scheme. The Scheme highlights that not only does the council meet the requirements for operating lawfully it also goes beyond its legal obligations, leading its community and continuously seeking opportunities to improve and develop further. The achievement confirms that Berrynarbor Parish Council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement. Click Here for full Press Release.
Please help us to maintain Hedgerows throughout the Parish - Click Here
IMPORTANT: For the up-to-date Election information for Berrynarbor, including any notices, which are due to be published on 2nd January, please visit the website above.
The village of Berrynarbor, surrounded by steeply wooded valleys, lies in the West Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin. The village has won many Britain in Bloom Awards and Best Kept Village Competitions.
The village has a Parish Church, a Primary School, a Community Shop and Post Office and two public houses. It is a popular destination for tourists and there are many premises in the village offering accommodation for tourists as well as tea rooms and campsites in the Parish.
There are two children’s Play Areas. One for smaller children next to the Manor Hall adjacent to the Manor Hall car park, and another suitable for 6 – 14 year olds in the Playing Field off of Pitt Hill. A dedicated dog walking area is accessed off the entrance to the Playing Field. A Quiet Garden, known as ‘Claude’s Garden’ can be reached from Barton Lane.
St Peter’s Church, in the village of Berrynarbor, has a 15th century tower, a 17th century lychgate and a Norman font.
A stream runs through the picturesque Sterridge Valley and out into the Bristol Channel.
Watermouth is within the Parish and has a sheltered harbour directly beneath Watermouth Castle (a Grade II listed country house). Watermouth Castle was built in the 19th century by the Bassett family who were Lords of the Manor. Prior to that, in the 17th Century, the Berrie family were Lords of the Manor, and at that time the Manor was called 'Berrie Nerbert'. The Castle is now a popular holiday attraction.
Grants Awarded The Parish Council is pleased to be able to support local groups with grants and donations and so far this year has awarded:
Royal British Legion Wreath Donation - £22.50
Citizens Advice Bureau - £50.00
Berrynarbor Pre-school - £500.00 towards Early Talk Boost Pack
Berry in Bloom - £500.00
Berrynarbor Newsletter - £250.00
Berrynarbor Pre-school - £100.00 towards an outdoor blackboard.
Berrynarbor Newsletter - £500
Berry In Bloom - £500
North Devon Record Office - £50
Citizen Advice - £50
Royal British Legion, Poppy Appeal - £50
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