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


Environmental Agency Publication
"Living on the Edge" 
A guide to your rights and responsibilities  of riverside ownership.
Living on the Edge
Missing Dog Bin off Waterlake Rd.
 A mystery who removed dog bin, SSDC have confirmed that several have disappeared from the area.
Replacement ordered but delay in delivery



Change Of Office Hours
With our Clerk Robin's retirement the office will be open Tuesday and Friday 10am to noon by deputy Clerk Nigel Tinley 
Tatworth Church