Local Facilities

West Hill benefits from a local shop, village hall, primary school and St Michael’s church. There is a local branch of the Royal British Legion and a wide variety of social and interest groups who generally meet in one of the several rooms available for hire.

For more details of local services and amenities please see the links below.

Rooms for Hire

St Michael’s Church Hall (the Narthex) is available for hire, click here for details.

West Hill Village Hall is situated in Beech Park at the centre of the village, adjacent to the Primary School, the children’s playpark and some 100 yards from the village store. The main hall is ideal for large receptions and parties, and there are several smaller rooms. The hall is available as a complete hire or as individual rooms. Contact details are provided via a link on the drop-down menu below the Village Hall tab.

The West Hill Royal British Legion club house is available for booking when not otherwise in use. Enquiries should be submitted using the bookings enquiry form.

Local Councils

West Hill has its own Parish Council and is within the East Devon District Council area. The Ottery St Mary Town Council site may also be of interest.

Bus Timetables

The 44 and 44A buses stop on Bendarroch Road, at the junction with School Road and at West Hill garage.

The 382 bus stops at the junction of Higher Broad Oak Road and Hawkins Lane, and outside McColl’s (the West Hill Post Office) and West Hill garage, but only once per day in each direction.


The nearest doctor’s surgery to West Hill is the Coleridge Medical Centre in Ottery St Mary.

Ottery St Mary Hospital does not have an Accident and Emergency (A&E) department. The closest A&E to West Hill is the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Urgent Care Services are available at the Beacon Medical Centre in Sidmouth, Honiton Hospital and the Exeter (Sidwell Street) NHS Walk-In Centre.

There is a dentist in West Hill: West Hill Dental Care (01404 811770).


The Dustbin Collection Calendar on the East Devon District Council website is also available as part of the East Devon App.

Potholes should be reported to Devon County Council.

Water leaks or low pressure should be reported to South West Water.

Mobile phone coverage varies across the village. Ofcom provides a coverage checker.

To report a gas leak call National Gas Emergency Service immediately on 0800 111 999.

To report a power cut or damage to power infrastructure, or to get information on power cuts in the local area call 105.

Other Local Information Sources

West Hill Village website

West Hill Woodland Village website

The What’s On In West Hill Facebook group is widely used for sharing information about what is happening in the village. It is a private, moderated group, open to those with a local connection.

Ottery St Mary Library