Nestling at the foot of the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset, theparish of Compton Bishop comprises the settlements of Cross, Newtown, Rackley, Webbington and of course Compton Bishop itself.

Compton Bishop nestles in an unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty, visited by many who appreciate the beautiful breath-taking scenery. The parish has a network of more than 13 miles of well-used public footpaths, bridleways and permissive paths which provide a wonderful variety of routes with Crook Peak and Wavering Down dominating the sky-line. This area of The Mendip Hills is owned and cared for by the National Trust and provides a peaceful recreational space for all who visit.

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Parish Council Elections 2015.

For the notice of elections click here for Parish or here for District official notices.   Elections will be held in May 2015 and the Parish Council are keen to hear from any parishioner who would consider becoming a Parish Councillor. The local community needs people who are prepared to spend a few hours each month performing a valuable role in representing our parish on very local issues. If you would like more information on what this entails you can speak to any Councillor or contact our Clerk, Ann-Marie Wood, by email to comptonbishopPC@hotmail.com, via the website at www.comptonbishopparish.org.uk or by phoning the Clerk at 732793.