living churchyard

Plaque for last year's winner of Devon's Best Churchyard

The search begins for Devon's Best Churchyard of 2021

During the pandemic, Devon’s residents have appreciated the green spaces around their churches like never before and now Devon CPRE is inviting churches of all denominations to enter this year’s competition to find the ‘Best Churchyard’ in the whole of the county.

Following a year with little to celebrate, Devon CPRE applauds the volunteers helping to maintain and ‘green up’ Devon’s...

CPRE Devon invites entries from across the county for Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition 2020

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE Devon) is seeking Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2020 and is inviting churches of all denominations to enter the competition by the end of March.

“Devon has hundreds of churchyards and they are beautiful places,” says Penny Mills, Director of CPRE Devon. “That’s why we believe in celebrating them and celebrating the people...

St Edwards launches Living Churchyard

St Edwards Church in Eggbuckland launched its Living Churchyard project last month to care for the churchyard in an environmentally friendly way being sensitive to both the needs of the bereaved and to wildlife.

The event was attended by Bishop Nick McKinnel, Bishop of Plymouth together with local MP Johnny Mercer, councillors Ian and Linda Bowyer and Tim and Elizabeth Dickens, former...