Bishops Nympton Tourism

Bishop's Nympton is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England, about three miles east of South Molton. According to the 2001 census it had population of 932. The electoral ward has the same name but covers the village and much of the land to the north-east. The ward population at the 2011 census was 1,911. It has been the main area for the filming of a 1990s television program called The Passion. It is also home to wildlife filmmaker Johnny Kingdom. The tall, 15th-century church tower is a local landmark, and contains a Norman baptismal font, a 15th-century arcade, and a "richly carved" Easter Sepulchre monument generally assumed to commemorate Sir Lewis Pollard (d.1526), Judge of the Common Pleas. It has also been the location of some dispute over the recent closing of many Post Offices across the UK, and therefore the Post Office in Bishops Nympton has been partially reprieved, following a campaign by villagers and intervention by Devon County Council. From June 2009, the Post Office has been open mornings only, a great improvement on the proposed outreach service. The shop on the premises has been run by volunteers as a community shop, again with support from Devon County Council, as well as the villagers themselves. It has been successful since its opening. A replacement for the previous (wooden) village hall was built after a long campaign of fund-raising by the villagers. Sources of funding included £15,000 from the parish council, £95,000 from the sale of the village hall, £100,000 from Leader 4 Funding and £17,000 from a section 106 agreement. It was formally opened by Mrs Frances Gunn on Friday, 3 June 2011. The village shop and Post Office moved to a purpose built part of the new hall in the summer of 2011.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Bishops Nympton, United Kingdom. After your splendid visit to Bishops Nympton, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bath. Attractions in Bath include Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent. Also, to reach Bishops Nympton, you'll have to take a flight to Bath; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Bishops Nympton.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

  • Know the pollution level of Bishops Nympton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 22.92 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20.83 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.08 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Bishops Nympton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bishops Nympton.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.59 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.59 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 24.04 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30.17 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60.34 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.17 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.97 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.72 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 62.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 20.86 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.63 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 63.9 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.46 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.15 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.76 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bishops Nympton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.8 USD

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