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Fremington Parish Council

Fremington Parish Council Offices, The Beechfield Centre, Beechfield Road, Fremington
Devon EX31 3DD

Tel: 01271 321063

[email protected]

Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm - (Answer phone available out of office hours)

Welcome to the official website of Fremington Parish Council


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About the Parish

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 area of Woodville is also within the Parish.

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 8 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 Fremington cemetery, an environmental area (Griggs Field) and Fremington Village Green and an open space at Maple Grove Roundswell. In the late 1990s the Parish Council redeveloped Fremington Quay, which now has a heritage/visitor centre and cafe. The Parish Council runs two allotment sites, one at Muddlebridge and one at Babbages.The Parish Council also has a cemetery, located on the outskirts of Fremington.

Council Declares a Housing Crisis in Fremington Parish

Press Release on the Housing Crisis in Fremington Parish

Report a Problem to Devon County Council

Privacy Notice

General Privacy Notice

Latest News

North Devon Housing Services (Link to website)

Age Concern can we help you or someone you know (pdf)

Devon & Cornwall Police County Lines Campaign (pdf)

North Devon's UNESCO Bioshpere (pdf)

TALKWORKS information (link to website)

Healthwatch Information (pdf)

TALKWORKS information (pdf)

Selaine Saxby Surgery Dates (pdf)

Police useful information (pdf)

Devon Connect (pdf)

Notice of conclusion of audit 31 March 2022 (pdf)


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Last updated 7th December 2022