Christ Church, Parracombe

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

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

Winter months: 9am-3pm. Summer months: 9am-6pm.


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) Weekdays and Saturdays. No service on Sundays and bank holidays.

Parking Spaces


There is no car park at the church, but inside the main gate there is limited parking space at the side of the church, which would be suitable for both abled and disabled people.