Tatworth and Forton is a rural parish surrounded by beautiful countryside yet close to major towns. The main centre of population lies two miles south of Chard, although Forton is closer to Chard than to Tatworth and South Chard. The parish is roughly triangular in shape measuring 3.5 miles west to east and 4 miles north to south. It is the most south westerly parish in Somerset, bordered on the east by the River Axe and dorset on the South and West by Devon. There are bus links north and south from Tatworth and South Chard and to Taunton and Yeovil to the east from Forton. The M5 motorway junction is at Taunton.

There are 1115 households and a population of approximately 2700.

Tatworth and Forton History


News

The Annual Parish Meeting 26th May 7pm Memorial Hall. 
Parish Council Meetings
Finance & Personnel Meetings
Amenities Committee 
Somerset County Council 
Flooding Report March 2022
Flooding report April 22 
Temporary Road Closure at School Lane 9th-10th May BT tree cutting

Environmental Agency Publication

"Living on the Edge" 
A guide to your rights and responsibilities  of riverside ownership.
Living on the Edge
WE WILL BE HOLDING COMMUNITY LITTER PICKS 
ALL MATERIALS COLLECTED WILL BE RECYCLED WHERE POSSIBLE.
19th  JUN, 18thSEPT, 20th NovGRABBERS, BAGS AND HI VIZ WILL BE PROVIDED.MEET AT MEMORIAL HALL 2pm FOR 90 MINUTES OF CLEANING THE PARISH
Tatworth Church