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The parish of South Huish comprises  the villages of Hope Cove and Galmpton and the hamlet of South Huish, in the South Hams area of South Devon.  The parish is in an area of outstanding natural beauty which lies between Dartmoor and the sea with the Eddystone light 16 nautical miles out to sea.   Tourism is the principal business followed by agriculture and there are several large farms within the parish.   Hope Cove was once a busy fishing village but now fishing is done on a very small scale, mainly crabs and lobster. 

Malborough, South Milton and Thurlestone are adjacent parishes with the towns of Kingsbridge and Salcombe approx. 6 miles away.   The resident population of the parish is less than 500 and there are over 70% second homes. 

The Parish Council consists of 7 Councillors and a part-time Clerk.   Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, every month.

Parish of South Huish

Casual Vacancy

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish of South Huish and that unless ten or more electors of the electoral area have on or before the * 3rd March 2020 submitted a request in writing to the Returning Officer, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE, that an election be held to fill the vacancy, the Parish Council will take steps to fill the said vacancy.

Date 12th February 2020           Signed         Katharine Harrod, South Huish Parish Clerk         


Coronavirus – Community Response


Following recent advice from the Government, a large number of parishioners may have to stay isolated in their homes and for quite some time.  There are several people in the local community who have kindly put their names forward to be contacted if you need help for running errands, picking up prescriptions, shopping, dog walking, etc.   Please do not hesitate to contact one of the following if you need any help or support.

 Jill Beavis                                                     Hope Cove               560968

 Suzy Clavin                                                  Hope Cove               560626 or 07989 238 899

 Laura Cragan                                               Hope Cove               0779 164 1991

 Sue & Nigel Curry                                      Galmpton                 714344 or 07748 870 000

 Katie Daniels                                               Galmpton                 07816 372 017

 Robin Griffin                                               Hope Cove               0777 135 6679

 Caroline Hassall                                         Galmpton                 560959

 Hazel Hassall                                               Galmpton                 0771 818 7469

Mark Hewis                                                 Galmpton                 07782 239 903

 Richard & Judith Lungmuss                    Galmpton                 561460

 Annalese Murray                                       Galmpton                 561973 or  07973 926 397

 Lee & Chris Paschalides                          Galmpton                 560991

 Graham & Amanda Phillips                    Hope Cove               562047

 Lynda Reeves                                              Hope Cove               561495                  

Sue Richards                                               Hope Cove               561315

 Tony & Trudy Rowe                                   Galmpton                 561857

 Bruce & Julia Williams                             Galmpton                 561621

 Tom Windle                                                 Galmpton                 562021