Welcome to Sampford Courtenay...

Sampford Courtenay Parish Council would like to extend a very warm welcome to our lovely parish. In order to help you get to know your new neighbourhood better, we have put together a list of names, numbers and links that you may find helpful.

  • Sampford Courtenay village website: www.sampfordcourtenay-pc.gov.uk
  • Parish Council meetings are open to members of the public and are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the committee room of the village hall. Our clerk, Marion Pratt, can be contacted at Clerk.SCPC@gmail.com or on 01837 82285
  • Village hall - 
  • St Andrew church: regular services are held at 9.30am on three Sundays per month, with a 6.30pm service held every third Sunday. The assistant minister, Reverend Rita Bullworthy, lives here in Sampford Courtenay and can be contacted on 01837 89168
Regular activities and clubs
  • Art and Craft Group: Tuesdays, 2pm at Culverhayes
  • Bellringing: Joe Stoneman: 01837 54750 or email joe.stoneman@btinternet.com
  • Drama group: ANTS
  • Exbourne, Jacobstowe & Sampford Courtenay Women's Institute: Margaret Cleveland r.cleveland187@gmail.com 
  • Flower Club: second Monday of the month, 7.30pm at the village hall
  • Mobile library at Belstone Corner, The Beeches: third Thursday of the month, 4.20–.4.40pm
  • Whist drives
  • North Tawton Scout Group: Phil Roberts: 01363 82500; robertsfamily.phil@btinternet.com
  • North Tawton Youth Club: Steve Blood: 01837 82704
  • North Tawton Bowling Group: Mr G Denham (honorary secretary): g.denham78@btinternet.com
  • North Tawton Rugby Club: Sarah: 01837 82704
  • North Tawton Football Club

Schools and children

  • Registered childminder: Deborah Taylor Morris: 01837 82743
  • North Tawton Primary School: 01837 82284
  • Exbourne Primary School: 01837 851205
  • Okehampton College: 01837 650910

Health and medical services

  • North Tawton Medical Practice: 01837 82204
  • Okehampton Medical Centre: 01837 52233
  • North Tawton Pharmacy: 01837 82824
  • Boots, Okehampton: 01837 543220
  • Lloyds, Okehampton: 01837 52153
  • Taw Valley Dental Surgery: 01837 880096


  • The New Inn: 01837 82247
  • The Countryman: 01837 82206

Other useful information

  • Milk delivery: Dunns Dairies: 01837 851271
  • Refuse and recycling collections: Tuesdays

Your local councillors

  • Parish councillors: Michele Wilson (Chair), Marion Pratt (Clerk); Colin Coleman; Mike Carpenter;  Bob  Tucker; John Friend, Janet Palmer, Phillip Collins & Martin Morrissey
  • West Devon borough councillors: Lois Samuels 
  • Devon county councillor: James McInnes
  • MP: Mel Stride (Conservative)


Lots more up-to-date information can be found in our free monthly magazine, Roundabout, delivered through your door or downloadable from the home page of this website. Alternatively, contact nt.roundabout@gmail.com