Withiel is a small rural community just off the A30 in North Cornwall. It occupies a total area of 3,093 acres on the southern slope of the Ruthern River valley, and is approximately six miles from Bodmin and seven miles from Wadebridge. Most of the land within the community is agricultural. The nearest major shopping and cultural centre is Truro, some 22 miles to the southwest. The nearest retail outlets and a petrol filling station are located some three miles from the village.
The centre of population is Withiel village, with two nearby hamlets at Withielgoose and Retire. The last official figures available (1991) showed 119 households and in 1998 the population was 380.
Withiel is served by a Parish Council and has a Parish Church, St Clement’s. We have a village hall with car parking, children’s play area and the sports field is located in the centre of the village.
Our website is community-driven, and we encourage you to use this space as a sounding board for any news that you would like to share with the Withiel community. To do this, all you need to do is send an e-mail to our team. Send us your community news and we will create a post for you in the appropriate section of the website. Please e-mail your story and any pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Withiel Village Website Committee