To the Parish of Bishops Lydeard and Cothelstone.
The Parish lies in the heart of the West Country, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and rich in history, nestled between the Quantock Hills and Bristol Channel to the north and Exmoor to the west.
Whether you are a resident or a visitor, we hope this site will be informative and help you to enjoy your stay.
News & Events
Notes from the November PC Meeting
The Parish Council was extremely disappointed to learn of delays to the start of the construction of the new roundabout on the A358 and the traffic lights on the railway bridge. The work is now… Read more »
Chairman's Report 2012
The chairman's report for the last year can be downloaded from here or from the Council Library section.
Your Parish Council would like to remind all dog owners of their responsibility to bag and bin dog mess.
There are currently 5 dog bins in Cotford St Luke and 2 in Bishops Lydeard. The… Read more »
Quantock Photographic Circle
Are you interested in photography? Do you want to learn more? Do you want a sociable evening out?
If you take photographs on your mobile phone or you are an experienced photographer or just… Read more »
Dr E.E. Frossard
January 29th 2014 is the 80th anniversary of the death of one of Bishops Lydeard’s most respected citizens. Dr Emilien Edouard Frossard was born into a noble family from the Haute Pyrenees,… Read more »
Bishops Lydeard Primary School
After 22 years of being Head at the school, we said farewell to Mark Smith in July. He gave so much to the school and we wish him well in his retirement.
At the end of this term we will also be… Read more »
1st Bishops Lydeard Brownies
Brownies go on a Dragon Hunt!
I wonder if anyone has ever heard of the Quantock Dragon? One wet and wild Sunday recently we took the Brownies to search for it. We all found magic necklaces… Read more »
Bishops Lydeard Over 55's - Friendly Club
16th October saw just over 60 of us back into the Village Hall for the first of our winter meetings. Andy Dickson has talked to us before (remember Kilimanjaro) and we were pleased to have him… Read more »
Paul Jackson's latest race on Wild Spirit
Race from Cowes to La Trinite in Southern Brittany
It was the Stove wot done it!
After a most hospitable night in the Royal Southampton Yacht Club, where the sponsors of the race to La Trinite… Read more »
Greenway Art Group
The newly formed Greenway Art Group met on the 3rd of September.
The aim of the group is for members to get together and enjoy different forms of Art. We are a small friendly group who like… Read more »
Bishops Lydeard Table Tennis Club
What has George Clooney, Nigella Lawson, Wayne Rooney & Bill Gates all have in common? They are all devotees of table-tennis!! The number of table–tennis players throughout the world is said to… Read more »
3rd Taunton (Bishops Lydeard) Scout Group
YES...WE STILL EXIST!
The census figures for this year show that our Group has over a 100 members which includes a 'goodly' number of adults. Most people will know that we are blessed with our… Read more »
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