New to The Viilage?

There is a welcome pack that gives you lots of information.To ask for a copy call Helen Vincent on 342050 or click on the "Contact Us" link.

Our Village Shop

Remember you can use the post office as a Lloyds Bank too! Pay in cheques. Cashpoint, etc.

See bottom of page for Lyburn Farm Tour

St Peter's Church

The bells are even older than the vicar! It's even been on the BBC!!

Read more plus service times here



West Tytherley School

Our wonderful C of E primary school has its own website which you will find here.


Just Visiting?

There are lots of places to visit within one hour of the village. Whether you are into history, geology, military, wildlife or just the seaside, find out how near it all is on our links page.


The Best Pub in The Village

The Black Horse is an award-winning traditional English pub. Check out what it's up to on their own website here.


Pilates at the Hall

The Pilates Group meets every Thursday at King Edward's Hall between 6pm and 7pm. It's good fun for all standards is just £5 a session.



1st Lockerley Brownies

Find out all about our local brownies on our Clubs & activities pages


Golden Oldies Singing Group


A new "Golden Oldies" Singing group meets in Lockerley Village Hall on the last Monday of each month. Download their poster by clicking here.


For general information about these groups, click here.

West Dean Youth Café

Did you know that there's a youth café in West Dean every friday evening? You can find out more on our Clubs page or clicking here.



There's a new playgroup at the hall! Twinkletoes runs every Wednesday during term time from 9.30am to 11am. Download the poster here for full details.

Parish Council Matters

Minutes of council meetings are published here once they have been approved at the subsequent meeting. Council meetings take place monthly


Waste Collection


You can download a one-page Word document showing household and garden waste collection days here.


The BH Skittles League

Nigel Fox keeps tabs on the Black Horse Skittles Leagues. You can see results and fixtures on his web site by clicking here.



Our Village Hall

The King Edward Hall is an ideal venue for weddings, parties and other group functions. It has a modern kitchen and toilet facilities and is available to hire at very reasonable rates.


You can find out more about it on our hall pages or speak to a committee member.


OPEC (WT branch)

John Guy kindly organises bulk buying of heating oil. Participants have saved about £11,000 over two years between them. For more details email John by clicking here.



Mervyn Stutter Saturday 23rd May at 7.30pm

This is your chance to come and spend a hugely entertaining evening with one of the funniest performers on the circuit.


There will be a pay bar plus a pop-up café for food.


Tickets are £12 and are available from the shop.

Friends of Bentley Wood - Brownsea Island Coach Trip - 16th September 2015

Cost per person £17.50 ( £18.50 for non-members) – (ON THE DAY) entry fee for Brownsea Island (£5/free for NT members) and Dorset Wildlife Trust Reserve with hides £2.


Coach departs Winterslow Village Hall at 8.30 am (FREE parking Village Hall overflow car park) or optional coach pick up London Road Park and Ride at 8.45 am (FREE parking agreed at far end of car park).


Arrive Poole Quay 10.15 am for 10.30 am Ferry to Brownsea Island (takes approx. 20 min) – High Tide: 11.00 (perfect for the bird hides!)


Lunch in National Trust Villano Café or take your own picnic then self-guided 1-2 hour Walk on the Wild Side (optional) to see Red Squirrels (hopefully) and other wildlife.


Ferry leaves Brownsea at 3.50 pm (approx. 40 min - we’ll go past the islands) To visit Poole Pottery on the Quay take an earlier ferry.


Coach departs Poole Quay at 4.45 pm, arrives Winterslow Village Hall at approx. 6.30 pm.


Email Sue Walker for a Booking Form.

Lockerley Computer Cafe

Lyburn Farm Cheese Tour Tuesday 7th July at 6.30pm

Enjoy a beautiful summer evening tour of Lyburn Farm (near Langford). You'll have an interestingtour on the back of a tractor/trailer seeing where vegetables are being grown for organic suppliers such as Abel & Cole and Riverford and meet the cows who produce the milk for the fabulous Lyburn cheeses(sold in our shop).The tour costs £15 per adult and £7.50 for children (under 16) and includes the tractor ride, an interesting and stimulating talk from the owner, ploughmans supper and a sample of cheese to take home.


This is a special tour organised specifically for ticket holders. All profits go towards our shop.


Numbers are limited and places will go fast so apply early to avoid disappointment. For tickets please contact Liz Dowding (340384), Julie Neilson (340850) or call at the shop.


Please note that the tour still goes ahead regardless of the weather!

There is always wonderful music to be heard in Farley church. Click on the banner for details of forthcoming events.


Sign Up for the Village Newsletter


Julie Neilson sends out regular emails about what's happening in and around West Tytherley, Frenchmoor and West Dean.


If you're not yet signed up, drop Julie an email by clicking here.

Proposed Housing Scheme at Church Farm Yard, West Tytherley



Andy Bott invites suggestions on "Community Enhancing Schemes" that could form part of the development of the Yard at Church Farm. You can find more details by clicking here.