Welcome to Winsford - a small Somerset village in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

This website is designed to give visitors a glimpse of its history, its lovely unspoilt character and the many things to do and see in and around Winsford. It also provides visitors and locals alike with a single source of information about village life: its attractions, its local services, events, sports and voluntary activities and, through the Winsford blog an insight into the life of one of the prettiest villages on Exmoor.    Read our introduction to Winsford.
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  • Somerset Opera Presents – ‘Oh Mr Porter’ The best of Cole Porter
    Date: November 18, 2017
    Location: Winsford Village Hall
  • Evensong
    Date: November 19, 2017
    Location: St Mary Magdalene Winsford
  • Moor Movies – Viceroy’s House (12A)
    Date: November 21, 2017
    Location: Winsford Village Hall
  • Craft Fair
    Date: November 25, 2017
    Location: Village Hall
  • Christmas Card Sale
    Date: November 27, 2017
    Location: Winsford Village Hall
  • Christmas Bingo
    Date: December 9, 2017
    Location: Village Hall
  • Moor Movies – Hampstead (12A)
    Date: December 12, 2017
    Location: Winsford Village Hall
  • Carols on Village Green
    Date: December 20, 2017
    Location: Village Green
  • October 24, 2017


    A Compulsory Thanks to All Volunteers!

    The privilege of living in a beautiful village has many facets, not only the location situated in a tranquil valley on Exmoor with the artery of the River Exe flowing through its heart, but the personality characterised by the local villagers who support the ongoing maintenance and upkeep.

    In a world defined sometimes as selfish, critical and defensive, we are very fortunate to be served by a hard core of volunteers who give their personal time to ensure the village is kept in great condition both administratively and physically.

    We are fortunate to have a diverse and capable Parish Council who manage the ongoing business of the village effectively and as Councillors move on to other things in their lives, we need to ensure continuity by identifying suitable and committed replacements.

    The Village Hall Committee, The Recreation Association all give their time to support the leisure and social aspects of the village. We must also make mention of the Church, Choir and Bell Ringers, volunteers in the Oak Shop and the Villagers who do excellent work in maintaining and improving a key feature of the village, the Green, clearing the weeds, planting new shrubs and ensuring the Winn flows smoothly.

    It’s important to recognise the work done by unpaid volunteers which so often goes relatively unrecognised. We must maintain the flow of willing villagers to participate and offer support for what is probably the most beautiful village on Exmoor!

    Building and maintaining community spirit is essential to keeping it this way and the only effective process is to participate and work together!

    If you’d like to become more involved and offer help, in any capacity please contact the Winsford website. Thank you.

    Making The Most of Your Visit

    Whether your here for walking, riding, shooting, mountain biking or simply relaxing - Winsford has something to offer. You can find useful information for visitors below.

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