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Forthcoming Events - click on event title for more information

Tue Apr 22 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Special EASTER FUN SESSION @ Toddlers/Baby group
Wed Apr 23 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pilates with Lisa Haggers
Sat Apr 26 @ 7:00PM -
BEAFORD ARTS - Comedy ' Beating McEnroe'
Mon Apr 28 @ 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Morning Pilates with Lisa Haggers
Mon Apr 28 @ 7:30PM -
Parish Hall meeting

Kings Nympton Community Website

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This website has been created to give both locals and tourists information about and an insight into the community of Kings Nympton and to portray the friendliness of the people you will meet here. If you are a tourist visiting the village we have extremely informative sections on the local history, places to eat and places to sleep!

Maybe you're moving into the area and would like to introduce yourselves or find out about what's going on in the community or need a specialist in a particular area of work. You can find this and much more in our pages and directory listings.


About Kings Nympton

Location

Kings Nympton is a parish and hill village in North Devon being some 5 ½ miles S.S.W. of South Molton and 4 miles N.W. of Chulmleigh. It exceeds 5,500 acres in area and sits mostly on a promontory above the River Mole which forms nearly half of its parish boundary.

Modern Environment

Still largely a farming community, sheep, beef and dairy cattle, egg production and arable are the main disciplines; other industry includes specialist pork products, guest houses, bespoke forged curtain rails and rugby scrum machines. The population of the parish is around 380 and is split quite evenly between the village and the outlying farms. A Parish Hall, built from intensive fund raising efforts in the1980s, serves the social needs of the community. A county primary school and a small pre-school are in the village.

Worshippers attend St. James's Church and the Methodist Church which is part of the South Molton & Ringsash Circuit.

A wide range of interests are served by a variety of clubs and organisations which include the Tuesday Club, Women's Network Fellowship and the History Society.

In the centre of the village stands the 17th century Grove Inn which, like many of the pretty cottages, has a lovely thatched roof. Elsewhere in the parish lie several good quality farmhouses some of which date back to the 1400s.

Find out more about Kings Nympton.