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There is one vacancy on the Parish Councillor; if you are interested in being co-opted please contact the Parish Clerk. Email: 


Culmstock Park & Pavilion is closed until further notice.

Cemetery Closure - in line with emergency legislation, it is with regret that Culmstock Cemetery is closed to members of the public, unless a funeral is taking place. 

Coronavirus pandemic - please keep yourself informed.  Keep up-to-date with the situation via television or radio, and also via the internet; see below for links to various websites for information:

Public Health England:

Culmstock is both a village and a parish and is located in Mid Devon on the border with Somerset just 7 miles NE of Cullompton and 6 miles SW of the Somerset town of Wellington. The parish comprises of the village Culmstock and the hamlets of Nicholashayne, Prescott and Woodgate.

Historically it fell within the boundaries of the Hemyock Hundred. It was at one time prosperous as a centre of weaving and the wool trade, but this prosperity, and the population of the village, declined considerably with the onset of the Industrial Revolution.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

A large part of the parish now lies within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has one public house, The Culm Valley Inn and one shop called The Strand Stores located in Culmstock village next to the river Culm . There are two churches, a village shop/cafe and a garage.

School & Pre-School
Culmstock Primary School

Stagecoach Cooks
Redwood Coaches

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Blackdown Hills
Blackdown Archives
Blackdown Hills Online

Blackdowns Early Music

Beaver Scouts Kate Evans 01884 840702 Email
Brownies Kate Bishop 01884 849254
Cubs Scott Vincent 07875 236664 Email
Scouts Janine Morris 01884 841437 Email

Cricket Club

Evergreens Millicent Perkins 01884 840358

Footpaths Mike Barrow 01884 840698

Mothers Union Peggy Whitcombe 01884 840628

Flower & Produce Show 

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