ABOUT MARWOOD       FOR OUR NEWS PAGE CLICK HERE

 

 MARWOOD is a rural Parish just over three miles north of Barnstaple. Marwood is one of several hamlets that are spread across the Parish with Prixford, Milltown, Muddiford, Middle Marwood, Kings Heanton and Guineaford being the most populated.  There is a Primary School, Nursery, three Churches, The Muddiford Inn and two main halls where the community meets. Marwood Hill Gardens, with a tearoom, is 20 acres of gardens open to the public, developed by Dr Smart, who died in 2002. Blakewell fisheries offer fishing as well as having a shop and cafe selling amongst other things, their own cured fish and Christmas tress that can be chosen before they are cut!

Please find out about Marwood by LOOKING ON THE MENU ABOVE AND CLICKING ON THE TITLES BELOW

MARWOOD LADIES    MARWOOD CHURCH TEAS    

MARWOOD ART GROUP   RING O'BELLS CAMPAIGN & POP UP PUB and 

 1st MARWOOD SCOUTS , just one of the groups that meet in  the Community Hall, as well as the fields, lanes, beaches and moors nearby.

The Scouts are currently recruiting new Beavers from 6 to 8 years, Cubs from 8 to 10 1/2 years and Scouts from 10 1/2 to 14 years and the 18+ people we need to support them. 

So If you can; kick a ball, play a game, make a model, put a plaster on a knee, balance your budget, make a catapult, build a bottle rocket, take orders, give orders, listen to others, take minutes, good with paperwork, dig a hole, light a fire, throw an axe, fundraise, bake a cake, make a bow, fire an arrow,

climb a rope, play cricket, drive a speedboat, swing an axe, shoot a rifle, paddle a canoe, surf, erect a tent, swim, fish, float, life-save. You DO have a skill we can use, email me for more information; acruden7@gmail.com



  

Our Parish Footpaths and Bridleways are clearly marked and numbered on the DCC website at http://map.devon.gov.uk/dccviewer/MyLocalPaths

If you enlarge the map of our area on the DCC website you will be able to click on our individual footpaths/bridleways for more information.

We need to improve this page and add more information about our Parish. We'd like to build a bigger, more up to date gallery of images which portray the beauty and character of the parish of Marwood.  Please Contact Us if you can help by sending in photographs or information.

 

For more old photographs PLEASE CLICK HERE. For more about our history PLEASE CLICK HERE