Local Information

In the Local Information section...

Business Directory

A directory of local businesses grouped and sorted by type of business.

Business Index

An alphabetical listing of local businesses.

County and District Councillors

Contact details for your County and District Councillors

Parish Councils

Information about your local Parish Council ranging from council members, minutes from their meetings and what is involved in being a Parish Councillor.

Porlock Community Library

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Address and opening hours of Porlock Library.

Porlock Medical Centre

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Surgery hours, contact details for the Friends of Porlock Surgery and a form for requesting repeat prescriptions online.

Tel: (01643) 862575


St. Dubricius First School

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Everything you need to know about St. Dubricius C of E VA School.

email: office@st-dubricius.somerset.sch.uk
web: www.st-dubricius.somerset.sch.uk
Tel: (01643) 862249 Fax: (01643) 862237

Information Centres

Exmoor National Park Local Information Points

Exmoor National Park Authority has an agreement with a number of proprietors of village shops and tourism outlets to provide basic information about their immediate location and services offered by the Authority.

Centres in the Porlock Vale area can be found at Allerford Post Office and the Villagers Stores and Post Office, Wootton Courtenay.

Porlock Visitor Centre

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Independent visitor centre provided by Porlock Tourist Association. Free accommodation booking service plus maps, books and a wide selection of quality local crafts for sale.

Post Offices

Allerford Post Office

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Post office for loans, car insurance etc. Why not pay us a visit, you will receive a warm welcome.

email: just@allerford.freeserve.co.uk
Tel: (01643) 862410
Mr S Taylor, Allerford Post Office and Stores, Allerford, Somerset, TA24 8HN

Porlock Post Office

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Personal Banking, no charge on cash withdraws for Lloyds TSB, Barclays, Alliance Leicester, co-op and Smile - Car / Home Insurance - M.V.L. Tax - Bill Payments - Stationery / Cards - Foreign Currency - Napster Music Vouchers - National Lottery. Open Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.30pm, Saturday: 9.00am to 12.30pm.

Tel: (01643) 862429
A Short, Porlock Post Office, High Street, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8PY

Halls and Recreation Grounds

Porlock Recreation Ground

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Information about the facilities available at Porlock recreation ground plus contact details.

Selworthy Parish Hall and Recreation Ground

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News, contact details, rates, booking details and other information for Allerford and Selworthy Community Hall.


Avon and Somerset Police

Community Beat information and RSS feeds providing up to date information from the Avon and Somerset police website.
The Police Community Support officer for the Porlock Vale area and Selworthy, Luccombe and Horner is Linda Brooks.

email: linda.brooks@avonandsomerset.police.co.uk
Tel: 0845 456 7000 Mobile: 07825 732814
Minehead Police Station, Townsend Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RJ

Porlock Beat Surgery

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A beat surgery is held at the Oak Wing, St Dubricius Primary School on the first Wednesday of each month during school term time between 10.30am - 11.30am. It is your chance to drop in for an informal chat with your local PCSO to discuss any issues or concerns you might have. This may be subject to change occasionally due to circumstances beyond our control.

St Dubricius First School, Porlock

Somerset Sight

If you are blind or visually impaired then Somerset Sight can help you. We are a local charity based in Taunton covering the whole of Somerset, providing services and activities, from Braille classes and craft groups to our social afternoons and our volunteer visitor service.

Tel: (01823) 333818
Northfield House, 51 Staplegrove Rd, Taunton, TA1 1DG

Somerset Waste Partnership

Useful information regarding waste collection and recycling in and around Porlock.

Village Agent

Somerset Village Agents Project provides people in Somerset?s rural communities with easier access to information and services.

email: debbie@somersetrcc.org.uk
Tel: Debbie Dennis on 07572 024492

Local Information Links

Exmoor National Park

Link to the Exmoor National Park website.

Jobcentre Near Me

Find your local JobCentre Plus including address information, opening times and contact details.

web: www.jobcentrenearme.com
Tel: 0345 608 8545

Somerset County Council

Link to the Somerset County Council website.

West Somerset District Council

Link to the West Somerset District Council website.