Chivenor Community Centre (Barnstaple)

Chivenor welcomes Service families based in Barnstaple and the surrounding area to enjoy a range of facilities, events and activities. 

Your community hub

The Community Centre is located on the married quarters estate at Chivenor next to Bright Start Nursery/Pre School and the Stables.

There is a children’s play park across the road from it. 

Actively engaging with the community centre can provide a really important social outlet and even help you to develop a support network among other Service families. Interested? Come down to Chivenor and join the community – we’re open whenever a scheduled group is running.

Chivenor Community Centre


There’s also a range of facilities for you to use, including:

  • Fully equipped kitchen

  • Patio area with picnic tables

  • Lawn Garden

The Community Centre is available for bookings by prior arrangement for one off events, birthday parties etc on 01271 857713.

Additional Facilities

The Hoof Inn can found Opposite Chivenor Gymnasium.

For more details or to book an activity held here:

Tel: WO2 Duggan on 01271 857 775 or Email: [email protected]

The Church Hall is located just outside the Main Gate.

For more details or to book an activity held there:

Tel: Stu Rason on 01271 857013 or Email: [email protected]

Weekly activities schedule

If you want to learn more about the activities we offer, please do give us a call or pop into the centre and speak with us directly.


Mums & Tots (Church Hall)

10:30AM - 12:00PM


4:00PM - 5:30PM

Rangers (Church Hall)



Messy Play

9:30AM - 10:30AM

Aggie's Bacon Butties (Church Hall)

9:45AM - 11:00AM

Aggie's Prayer Meeting (Church Hall)

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Aggie's Choir Practice (Church Hall)

7:00PM - 9:00PM


RN FPS Coffee Morning (Hoof Inn - Term Time Only)

10:00AM - 12:00PM



Action for Children (Church Hall)

10:00AM - 11:30AM

This is a 6 Weekly Nurturing Group - Check with the Church Hall for more details.


Baby Sensory Group (Church Hall)

Dates / Times TBC. Check direct with the Church Hall.

Craft & Chat Group (Hoof Inn)

10:00AM - 12:00PM


Nothing scheduled.


Nothing scheduled.

Key Contact

Major Sophie Morris

If you have any queries about the centre, you can call 01271 857 713 during opening hours.

Alternatively, you can use the Contact Us Form or connect via Facebook, Twitter or the Royal Navy Forum.

Community and Support

Key Contact Aggie's

Damien Land

Family Pastoral Worker

There to listen and support you when you may be experiencing difficulties in your life and would like someone to talk to.

Email: [email protected]

Chivenor Aggies Profile

How to find us

RMB Chivenor Chaplaincy Building

RMB Chivenor
EX31 4AZ

01271 857 713

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5:30PM - 9:00PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed