Thank you for visiting. Here you will find information about the Octagon Parish, its villages, churches, community and much more.


Vist the Octagon Parish, nestled within the South Downs National Park.

Supporting the Work of The Octagon Parish

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Our Community

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Events Listing and Whats On

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Local Businesses

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Our Churches

The Octagon contains eight uniquely beautiful churches, many of them several hundred years old, seven of which are open for public worship.

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Our recent news

Church news

Plant Sale – West Marden

Spring has finally sprung and the Spring Plant, Bake Sale and Coffee morning at Noredown…
Church news

Beating the Bounds in The Octagon Parish – 11th May 2024

Beating the bounds is an ancient custom still observed in parts of England and Wales…
Church news

Compton Churchyard Tidy Up

Remembering John Wigg Saturday April 20th from 10.00am to 1pm John Wigg, who sadly died…

Featured listings

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    The Barley Mow Pub

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    Lordington Lavender

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    Compton Village Shop and Tea Room

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    The Pavilion Tearooms – Stansted Park

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