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Christ Church, Parracombe

Christ Church, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4QG View on map

An active church continuing a tradition of Christianity dating from Saxon times. Built by 1878 in the early Decorated style, it replaces the dilapidated 12th century church of St Petrock. The tower contains the original 17th century bells.


Opening Arrangements

Daily: 9am - 5pm.


On the main road through the village, 150m uphill north west of the Fox and Goose public house. Rail: Barnstaple (13 miles) Bus: Route: No. 309 via Arlington and No. 310 via Bratton Fleming (Barnstaple to Lynmouth route)

Parking Spaces


Very restricted in the lower gateways, two places only.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes