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Welcome To Alwington Parish

Occupying a stunning part of the beautiful North Devon Heritage coast, the Parish of Alwington covers an area stretching from Peppercombe to Babbacombe and Cockington, towards Greencliffe on the Abbotsham Parish border, then moving inland from Bideford Bay, it includes such quaintly named spots as Knotty Corner as well as the villages or hamlets of Fairy Cross, Ford, Alwington and Woodtown, before moving on down to the boundary at Yeo Vale. means "the town within or below the wood".



Latest News


The countdown has begun! Although the weather seems to be working against us, don't forget there are other classes to enter including craft, photography and cooking as well as the children's classes. Click here to see the schedule of classes and prizes.

Following the recent presentation by Airband about their Superfast Broadband service the transmission mast at Winscott Barton has now been given planning permsission. You can find out more about Airband by clicking here

Meanwhile there is growing concern about some drivers using excessive speed on the A39, particularly since the road was resurfaced and improved last year. The matter is being raised with Devon County Council and will be discussed at the next Parish Coincil Meeting on 16 July. Please come along to join in the discussion

Devon and Cornwall alert

The Devon and Cornwall alert system helps the police obtain information on happenings in the local area whilst also keeping people informed and aware. The system is designed so that people can recieve the infromation they would like, and subscribers do not recieve alerts on every incident. The main goal is to help reduce crime and also help to give the police more information regarding crime.


Click here to register or for more information.

Village Hall

 Alwington Village Hall was constructed in 1933, it is ideal for various events, including skittles, dancing classes, concerts, quiz evenings, horticultural shows and the like.


Alwington Church

The local parish church, St Andrew's in Alwington dates back to the 13th Century and has magnificant views across the Yeo Valley. There are two war graves in the cemetery.