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Follow the link above to find out about Carol singing in the village this year.
For more information on how you can join please click the link above.
There's lots going on in and around Sampford Courtenay. Click on the heading above for details of what's coming up.
Sampford Courtenay Village Hall AGM will be held on Wednesday 2nd December at 7.30pm. Click above for more info.
Join us on Zoom for a virtual game of Bingo. Click for more info.
You are invited to join us for Trivial Zoom Quiz, weekly on Friday, at 7pm. Click for more info.
Novembers challenge from the SCEnSus Group is a food miles one. Click above to find out more and rise to the challenge
The New Inn is reopening on the 3rd December. Click above for more info.
Limited addition Christmas face masks for sale. Click for more info.
Join us on Zoom for Carol singing. Click above for more info.
Click above to find out more about Sampford Courtenays Winter Wonderland and your chance to meet Santa.
Steps towards an environmentally sustainable Sampford Courtenay

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New Inn

Sampford Courtenay parish

The parish of Sampford Courtenay comprises a pretty conservation village surrounded by more than 8,000 acres of beautiful Devon countryside. Sitting just off the northern slopes of Dartmoor, we are about six miles from Okehampton and within easy reach of the rest of Devon and northern Cornwall. Historically, the village is famous for being the place where the Prayerbook rebellion of 1549 started and where the rebels made their final stand.

In his book, Devon, published in 1954, WG Hoskins said, "The village is cheerful, neat and clean with much whitewashed cob and good thatching." He could be writing today. Sampford Courtenay is full of pretty thatched cob cottages, nestling in peaceful, unspoilt countryside, with a welcoming, characterful pub, a lively village hall and an impressive grade I-listed 15th-century church at its core.

Sampford Courtenay parish is home to approximately 600 people, with about 200 living in the village. We are a real and engaged community. A variety of events take place in the village hall throughout the year and an active congregation supports the church.

Take a look at our events calendar to find out what's going on.

Dartmoor view
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