Crewkerne is a market town in the beautiful South Somerset hills, close to the Dorset border. It has been an important town since before the Norman Conquest with fine architecture and a magnificent 15th century church. The town has a particularly strong antiques background.
Within Crewkerne there are four schools, nurseries, post offices, care homes, chemists, doctors, opticians, dentists, markets, shops and supermarkets, cafes, pubs, public toilets, a library, a museum, banks, sports facilities, churches and garages.
There are also many societies and activities including amateur dramatics, bowling, bridleways and footpaths, choir, cricket, Creative Crewkerne, dance classes, film showings, Friends of Crewkerne Station, football, Gardening, Knit and Natter, Lions, martial arts, music nights, Rotary, rugby, running, Scouts and Brownies, skittles, U3A, youth clubs and more.
This site will tell you about the facilities supported directly by the Town Council, but there is a lot more going on in the town, which has a thriving community. You can find contact details for external community resources here or via the Local Information Centre.
Crewkerne boasts strong transport links – including a voluntary transport scheme, a train station (Waterloo-Exeter) and bus services. Crewkerne is easily accessible from the A303 whilst also being 20 minutes’ drive from the seaside and just a short detour from the National Cycle Network Route 30 (part of the Sustrans South Somerset cycle route).