Film & Video Archive Material

Lympstone Village from the Estuary

Lympstone Archive Footage

Here are some links for archive footage of Lympstone.
Many of these films are archived at Visit this site and search for ‘Lympstone’.


  • East Devon ‘Back to the Future’ short film – click here
  • School Fete at Courtlands in the 1930’s – click here
  • Courtlands estate in the 1930’s – click here
  • Views of Lympstone c1930 – click here
  • Lympstone Sea Sunday c1930 – click here


  • Courtlands Estate gardens in colour 1947 – click here
  • Lympstone Marine Camp 1948 – click here


  • Scenes from Lympstone c1950 – click here
  • Train from Lympstone to Exmouth 1950 – click here
  • 1951 film of the Exe Estuary – click here


  • Lympstone Cricket Club 1960 – click here
  • Snow in Lympstone 1965 – click here
  • My Childhood Memories of Lympstone by Joe Doak – click here


  • East Devon Hunt meets at Lympstone 1975 – click here
  • Lympstone Sea Sunday 1976 – click here




  • Britain in Bloom in the 1980’s – click here
  • Snow in Lympstone 1980 – click here
  • Morris Dancing at Lympstone 1980 – click here
  • Lympstone enters the Exmouth Carnival 1980 – click here
  • Lympstone celebrates the Royal Wedding 1981 – click here
  • Building new tennis courts 1982 – click here
  • Beating the bounds at Lympstone 1982 – click here
  • Mile of Pennies Lympstone 1982 – click here
  • Storms at Lympstone 1984 – click here


  • Royal Marine Speed March through Lympstone 2014 – click here
  • Lympstone Remembers WW1 2014 – click here
  • Lympstone Furry Dance August 2017 – click here
  • Visit of RNLI lifeboat to Lympstone August 2107 – click here
  • Lympstone Garden Show August 2017 – click here


  • Village Advent Calendar – a collage to celebrate the countdown to Christmas – click here
  • Storm Eunice – filmed by Brian Carroll Lympstone Resident – click here 
  • Lympstone Wildlife Festival June 2023 – Lympstone Film Society here


Parish Council News


Notice of conclusion of auditAnnual Governance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2022




Next Lympstone Parish Council meeting: 7.30pm on Monday 4th March 2024 in the Meeting Room at the Village Hall.  AGENDA here when available 

LATEST: Community Committee meeting of Lympstone Parish Council, to be held 6pm on Tuesday 20th February 2024 in the Meeting Room at the Village Hall. Agenda here

Planning and Transport (P&T) Committee meeting of Lympstone Parish Council, to be held 6pm on Monday 26th February 2024 in the Meeting Room at the Village Hall.   AGENDA here

QR Code Agenda for 5th February LPC meeting below

PLANNING 2024:    PLANNING Link – here

EDDC Local Plan Proposed Development Sites – Public response form and maps here 

LPC Response letter here

TRAVEL:   Stagecoach –

Timetable changes Sunday 3rd September 2023 – link here


GWR – D1 train times 10 December 2023 to 1 June 2024 here

Lympstone Flood Resilience Group

Lympstone Flood Resilience Group NEWS »

LFRG successful in grant application from DCC

Documents from the Lympstone Flood Resilience Group can be found here »

LFRG Information Panels: Drop In Event

  1. Our Location and Resources
  2. Our Partners and Modelling
  3. Our Risks and Conclusions

Slow scroll videos of the panels can be seen here 

LFRG Flood Response Plan here

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6 days ago

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East Devon firms and groups are asked to share their views on a draft Economic Development Strategy for the area, which responds to local challenges. Complete the short, online survey before Sunday 10th March 2024 - link in comments below.Your input is crucial to help fulfil a shared vision for a resilient economy, ensuring East Devon is an attractive place to live, work, learn, invest and ... See MoreSee Less
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*CYCLEWAY TEMPORARY CLOSURE* The Exe Estuary Trail will be closed from TODAY 19 Feb for up to two weeks at Green Lane, Exton, to repair the surface damaged by Storm Isha. A signed diversion will be in place. For more information, please visit: ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

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For operational reasons, our Exmouth RNLI volunteers will be launching our lifeboat on exercise at around 6pm this evening (Tuesday), rather than our usual Wednesday training launch.Our volunteer crews train regularly on both our All Weather and Inshore lifeboats to ensure they can respond whenever they are needed.All exercises are conducted subject to operational requirements.Image : Roger Moore / RNLI#rnli #lifeboats #rescue #exmouth #exmouthdevon #lifeboat #savinglives ... See MoreSee Less
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