Church of England Diocese of Exeter Instow


Our church is open daily from 10 am until 4/5 pm but closed at present. Return to normal when COVID ban is lifted.

Bus stop on B3323, short walk up hill to church, first bus stop in village on this road.

Getting here


St John the Baptist Parish Church dates back to the 11th century. It has a congregation of around 25 people. Its links with the neighbouring local Community Primary School are very strong, and clergy are warmly welcomed into the school for assemblies. The school fill the church three times a year for Easter, Harvest and Christingle services. It has fine views over Bideford Bay from its large churchyard. Open 10-5 daily with visitor information provided.

The parish is a member of the Mission Community with St Peter's Fremington and St Peter's Westleigh. The part time minister of Instow and Westleigh is Rev Keith Brimacombe who is on duty from Friday to Monday.

See  for details of services by clicking on  MIssion Community - Instow site

Rectory Lane
EX39 4LU

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