As with all places across the UK, the area has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. As we enter the recovery phase, please do support our local businesses

Please see links under the business listings for more information.

The monthly Octagon lunches have now recommenced. These are held at the Barley Mow in Walderton and details of lunch dates are published in The Octagon Magazine

Compton Coffee mornings are held in the Parish Rooms in Compton. Again details are published in The Octagon Magazine

Getting Help

If you are in need of help, there are local resources available, please contact Chichester District Council via this link for information.

Open Churches

All our churches are open for private prayer as well as for regular worship.
For details of Church Services please follow this link.

Getting Outdoors

Details of many walks can be found on the website
Many areas of farmland, including field edges are set aside for the conservation of ground nesting birds, please keep to the footpaths and keep dogs under control.
There are may places to park, but please try to avoid blocking field entrances or parking on verges or in the passing places on narrow lanes.
Dogs should be kept on a lead near livestock. The area has many sheep and deer and the distress caused by out of control dogs can be fatal.

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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