Cornwood Village SquareThe picturesque village of Cornwood is situated just within the southern border of Dartmoor National Park. It has a population of just under 1000 people and has a strong community spirit. As well as the church there is a primary school, Post Office, pub and village hall. See the History page for a history of the church.

Cornwood Church of England Primary School currently has 81 pupils in the age range 5 to 11 (website: There is also a Rookies Pre-School on the same site. The school was founded in 1857. It has close links with the church with the Parish Priest, Fr Freddy Denman, going into the school once a month and the school holding their services in the church.

The Cornwood Inn has newly reopened, is open all day and offers food at a reasonable price. There is a Post Office service in the Jubilee Room of Cornwood Village Hall three times a week and a village shop has recently opened.

The village hall is situated next to the school and was built in 1914 but has recently been refurbished. It offers a flexible space for several different purposes. Cornwood Womens Institute meets there on the second Wednesday of each month.

The neighbouring hamlet of Lutton is smaller than Cornwood and has a pub "The Mountain Inn". Cornwood and Lutton have a thriving Cricket Club with a substantial Club Pavillion at their ground at Oak Park in between the two villages.

There are regular buses to Plymouth and a community ring and ride service to the nearby town of Ivybridge. Ivybridge has health centres, dentists, a theatre, a leisure centre and several local independent shops. It is just off the A38 Devon Expressway and has a railway station on the line from Exeter to Plymouth.

The Book of Cornwood and LuttonThe Book of Cornwood and Lutton is a celebration of the people and landscape of the parish, compiled by those who live there. Now long out of print, this new digital scan of the original book is available on CD - see the Book of Cornwood page for more details.

Please see the Useful Links page for links to community websites.