About The Parish

 Village Pond 

West Littleton Pound

 

Tormarton Parish Council represents the villages of Tormarton and West Littleton and has five Councillors, who all serve the Parish. The Parish Council consider a wide range of issues that effect both villages and strive to ensure that all Parishioners are fairly represented.

Tormarton is a small Cotswold village in South Gloucestershire located just north of Junction 18 of the M4 motorway and 4½ miles from Chipping Sodbury. It has a population of just over 300 people who come from a wide variety of backgrounds bringing a wealth of qualifications, skills and abilities to enhance village life. There are still a number of active and successful farms operating within the village environs and these make a significant contribution to the rural character of the village. The Cotswold Way, designated as a National Trail in 1988, runs right through the village. Tormarton has a pub, hotel, and a number of B and Bs. The closest amenities are to be found in Marshfield , Chipping Sodbury, and Yate. The historical city of Bath is a short distance to the South. The National Trust property Dyrham House, situated in Dyrham Park, is located four miles south of the village on the A46.

West Littleton is a small village located to the north west of Marshfield on rising ground. It boasts around 50 inhabitants, with 25 houses, two working farms and St James’s Church. It is located between the M4 and the A420. The closest amenities are to be found in Marshfield and the historical city of Bath is a short distance to the South. The National Trust property, Dryham House situated in Dyrham Park is located a few hundred metres from the village. West Littleton is a beautiful village with many buildings having stone tiled roofs and walls built of Cotswold stone. Dry stone walling in Cotswold stone abounds, defining field and private home boundaries alike. The central part of the village consists of houses arranged around the Common giving a sense of openness and space. Some houses in the village date back to the 15th century with some possibly even back to the 14th.