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Welcome to the Drimpton village website

We are a small rural community in West Dorset made up of the village of Drimpton and its neighbouring hamlets of Netherhay and Greenham. We hope you find your online visit to our community useful, helpful and even entertaining.


Changes to the website:
The Drimpton Archive page has been re-located to the Village section. It no longer accepts submissions.

Opening of Village Hall Playground and football pitch

Good news..we are delighted to announce that the Village Hall Playground is open as of today, Monday 6th July.

There are instructions on gates but to forewarn you, please be aware of the following Covid-19 Play Area Rules:-

1. Adhere to the social distancing guide of two metres where possible.

2. Be aware of the need to share equipment safely.

3. Use of play area equipment is at your own risk.

4. All children must be supervised by an adult.

5. Consumption of food and drink is not permitted.

6. Please bring your own hygiene products to clean children's hands and the play equipment.

Best wishes
Village Hall Committee


Hello Everybody,
it is looking increasingly likely that we will all be affected in some way over the coming week. by the Coronavirus outbreak. What can we do as a community to help?
If you have to self-isolate, you will need family members, neighbours and friends to help you in many different ways. You do not need to face isolation alone.
So, if you find yourself needing help in any way please ask, there are plenty of people in the village who can give support such as doing shopping, collecting prescriptions, running errands or providing a friendly ear.
Steve at the pub has also offered to provide takeout meals or even a flask of soup if you are having problems with food supplies or preparation.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the following people who can arrange the support you may need.
Martin and Sarah Higgs - 01460 73915
Robin and Julie Moses - 01308 868820
Nick and Francesca Hurrell - 01308 867617

See also link to Broadwindsor Parish Council:

Broadwindsor Parish Council

Regular events

Regular events have been curtailed due to the Coronavirus

Royal Oak
Hi to all! In addition to our opening times The Royal Oak at Drimpton is offering a takeaway menu to include:
Fish and chips £8
Scampi and chips £8
Sausage and chips £5
Cottage pie with vegetables £8
Lasagna and chips £8
Roast dinner beef turkey or pork £8
Burger and chips or with cheese and bacon £8
Portion of chips £2.50
Cheesy chips £3
Garlic bread £2.50
Cheesy garlic bread £3
Vegetarian option is also available

Please note these are phone orders only from 5pm till 9 pm
Please phone 01308867930 or 07720948100

Church services will re-start on Sunday 2nd August

Bus Service

South West Coaches run a bus service No.96 between Chard and Yeovil calling at Drimpton (Netherhay Lane).
During the Covid-19 restrictions three times daily Monday - Saturday.

Bus Timetable- scroll down to service 96