The Parish of Thorncombe lies in the north west corner of Dorset, bordering both Devon and Somerset, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Parish is over 5200 acres in size and is principally agricultural land. It forms part of the administrative district of West Dorset.
In the 2011 census, the population of the civil parish was 687, half of which live in the village of Thorncombe, and the rest in the hamlets of Holditch, Hewood, Synderford, Saddle Street, Sadbarrow and outlying farms and houses.
The Parish has a wealth of amenities and attractions, one of which is Thorncombe Sports & Social Club.
For an interesting insight into our origins, please click on either of the links above:-