The Parish of Crowcombe includes the hamlets of Crowcombe Heathfield, Flaxpool, Halsway, Lawford and Triscombe and the population is about 600. The village, and parts of the Parish, lie within the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Crowcombe can trace its history back to 854 where it was spelt ‘Cerawicombe’. The Doomsday Book of 1086 lists the name as ‘Crawcombe’.
Crowcombe Court is a Grade I listed manor house situated in the village, it is a licensed wedding venue able to host civil ceremonies and wedding receptions, as well as a corporate event for businesses. Crowcombe is at the foot of the Quantock Hills and you will find Crowcombe Park Gate at the top of the hill where you can take walks across the hills all year round.
The building known as the Church House, which is located opposite Holy Trinity Church was once the Parish Poorhouse. The building which dates back from c.1515 is now a local community centre. You will find a pub called the Carew Arms, a shop with post office and a Primary School in the centre of the village which boasts a good OFSTED rating.
Why we love Crowcombe: Crowcombe is the chocolate box village, it has many beautiful and historic buildings which make this village one of the prettiest in the County.