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.

Church Services

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Our Community

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Local Businesses

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Whats On

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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

Community News

Compton Primary to Join First Three-School Federation in West Sussex.

Three local village primary schools – at Rake, Rogate and Compton – have confirmed the…
Church news

Churches to Reopen for Public Worship

The Churches across the Octagon will be welcoming congregations back inside for regular worship from…
Community News

Gigabit Scheme Update – Broadband Boost for Rural Homes and Businesses

30th March - Forestside Scheme Calling all Forestside residents - if you are interested in…

Upcoming Events

Featured listings

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    Lordington Lavender

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    Stansted Park Farm Shop

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    The Barley Mow Pub

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    The Hare and Hounds Pub

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