Groups and organisations in Brentor
Brentor has many local groups and organisations that work tirelessly all year round for the benefit of the residents and visitors in Brentor. To find out more click the relevant link.
Brentor Parish Council is a small local authority with a number of formal powers and provide amenities and assistance either by providing them itself, or by helping someone else (such as a charity or volunteers) financially to do so. Parish Councils have the power to improve the quality of community life by spending sums of money on things which, in its opinion, are in the interests of the parish or its inhabitants.
Brentor is fortunate to have a thriving and well-used village hall and a playing field which provides one of the best backdrops to sport in the South West. These facilities are administered by the Brentor Village Hall and Playing Field Committee.
The Committee is made up from local volunteers, including representatives of various regular user groups. As well as running and maintaining these facilities, the Committee spends a considerable amount of time fundraising for day-to-day costs and special projects and helping with regular events such as the monthly coffee morning.
Brentor has two churches, the famous St Michael de Rupe high on the Tor and Christ Church in the village. The church has a thriving membership and is an important part of village life. You can find out more about the work of the Church by clicking here.
The Brentor Commons have an ancient origin, and formed an important part of the original parish of Brentor prior to the enlargement of the parish in the 1880s. They occupy a site of high landscape value on a ridge between Brent Tor and the Lyd Valley area of outstanding natural beauty. They command excellent views across to St Michael de Rupe and northwest Dartmoor.