Fremington Parish Council

Fremington Parish Council Offices, 12 Higher Road, Fremington, North Devon EX31 3BG Tel: 01271 321063

Welcome to the official website of Fremington Parish Council

The Parish of Fremington is situated in North Devon. It has four distinct areas of population, the older villages of Yelland, Fremington and Bickington and the newer development of Roundswell.

The parish covers some 2526 hectares along the south side of the estuary of the river Taw.  About 15% of the parish is densely populated, the remainder being open countryside, with a few tiny hamlets, and woodland. There are two Local Nature Reserves within the parish, which complement the RSPB reserve at Isley Marsh and the Gaia Trust’s nature reserve at Home Farm Marsh.  There is a network of well maintained footpaths and the Tarka Trail runs through the parish. An interesting leaflet is available from the Parish Office detailing a number of walks.

There are a good range of shops and facilities within the whole parish, from small local shops to a retail park.

The Parish Council runs 7 play areas. Following an award from the Football Foundation new football pitches and changing rooms have been provided at Roundswell (Tews Lane).

The Parish Council is also responsible for the cemetery, an environmental area (Griggs Field) and Fremington Village Green.  

In the late 1990s the Parish Council redeveloped Fremington Quay, which now has a heritage/visitor centre and café. 

The Parish Council runs two allotment sites, one at Muddlebridge and one at Babbages.

Latest News

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Green Waste Collection Charge Concession click here

Victory for Parish Council in ensuring Bus Service Runs click here

Waste and recycling changes click here

Fremington  Local Nature Reserve Volunteers Needed Click here

Councillor Mrs Susan Kingdom Re-Elected for 2017-2018

Fremington Parish Council receives award in national scheme

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