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Community Services

The Parish of Georgeham incorporates:


· The village of Georgeham – once the home of Henry Williamson, author of Tarka the Otter.

· Croyde which is very popular with surfers year round and its’ famous Devonshire cream teas.

· The coastal village of Putsborough with its long sandy beach.

· Smaller hamlets of Pickwell, Darracott, Cross, Forda and North Buckland complete the Parish.


Much of the Parish is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within a Conservation Area. The National Trust are owners of the magnificent Baggy Point headland, to which visitors and locals alike are drawn like a magnet.

There are numerous gift shops, cafes, pubs and accommodation within the Parish providing excellent facilities that cater for everyone. A regular bus service operates through the villages.

There are many different organisations within the Parish with a wide membership.

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