Welcome to the Jacobstow Village web site.
This site has been designed to give you a brief introduction to the village and also point you in the right direction for any organisation, club or volunteer group in the village you may be interested in. The village lies just off the A39, approximately half way between Camelford and Bude and about five minutes drive from the beach at Crackington Haven - you can hear the sea on still nights! The Norman church of St James lies in the middle of the village and we also have two other churches within our boundaries. As we are in a rural situation the views and walks in and around the village are outstanding.
We are a small community with a lot of support from various sections of the village for different interests, as you can see from the navigation keys on the side of this home page. Contact details are included in the information, so please feel free to get in touch.
February brings, in my opinion, the hardest month to get through in Cornwall. The weather is usually miserable, as it is in the whole country, but we have the added bonus of getting blown away at regular intervals. So, why not turn your focus inwards to the village and see whats going on this month.
The WI are meeting on the 14th February and Sue Ede will be giving a talk on her Grand European Voyage, that sounds like a lovely bit of escapism.
Jubilee Club are off to Exeter on Monday 11th February, even if the weather is bad this will be a great day out if you pay a visit to the Cathedral.
What with all the regular events that are going on, which can be found on page 23 of your Journal, it doesn't have to be a miserable month!
Regular events you may want to support are:
Mondays - Cubs from 6.30pm at the Scout hut. Brownies from 4.30pm at Canworthy Water Sunday School
Tuesdays - Scouts from 6.30pm at the Scout hut
Tuesdays - Rainbows 5.45pm – 7.00pm, Guides 7.00pm - 8.30pm both in the Parish Hall
First Tuesday of month - 7.30pm. Parish Council meet in the parish hall. Why not come along and see how decisions are made?
Wednesdays - Beavers 6.00pm – 7.00pm at the Scout hut
2nd and 4th Thursday (recycling weeks) Coffee Club in the Parish Hall 10.30am
Second Thursday of month - WI meet in the village hall
We now have a defibrillator fitted up at Wainhouse Corner. Click here for more details.
Anything you want included in the next edition of the journal? Maybe you've got an article or something interesting to let us know about? See page two in your journal for contact details or check out the electronic journal on this web site.