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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.

Artsreach Events in Drimpton

Artsreach is a registered charity that works with a network of volunteers to bring high quality performances of live theatre, music, dance and family shows to the heart of rural communities across Dorset, including to Drimpton Village Hall.
To find out more about Dorset's rural touring charity, watch this short video below:

Artsreach video

Planning Application: LAND NORTH OF 6, NETHERHAY LANE

There has been a Planning Application made to build houses NORTH OF 6, NETHERHAY LANE, DRIMPTON
Proposal: Erect 15 affordable dwellings and formation of new vehicular access.
Application No. WD/D/19/001343

The plans and documents (including comments) can be found by clicking on the link below.

Planning application WD/D/19/001343

Regular events

Regular events are not always shown on the "what's on" page:
Feel Good exercises Tuesday mornings 10.30 - 11.30 Village Hall
Stillness Circles Tuesday 12 noon for 30 mins at Netherhay Chapel
Short Mat bowls Tuesday afternoon 2 till 5 - Village Hall
Fish & Chip van Tuesday evening 5 till 6 at the old bus stop
Quiz Night First Sunday each month - 8pm at the Royal Oak

Church services:
St Mary's Parish Church: Sunday eucharist at 9.30am (1st and 3rd Sunday), Family/Parish worship 11am 2nd Sunday, United service 4th Sunday 6.30pm (alternating with the Methodist church)
Netherhay Methodist Church: Sunday evening 6.30pm (4th Sunday alternating with St Marys)


Don’t miss your chance to chill out – our Stillness Circle meditations are held at Netherhay Chapel Community Room on the third Monday evening of the month at 6pm and also every Tuesday lunchtime at 12pm for around 30 minutes. Simply come along and join us any time you’re free – we just ask for a small donation of around £3 per session to cover costs.

More info from Helly (01308 868716), Jenny (01308 868747) or Brian (01308 868843).

Bus Service

South West Coaches run a bus service No.96 between Chard and Yeovil calling at Drimpton (Netherhay Lane) twice daily (Mon-Fri) and three times on Saturday.

Bus Timetable- scroll down to service 96