Tall Trees Community Centre (Ilchester)

Tall Trees welcomes Service families based in Ilchester and the surrounding area to enjoy a range of facilities, events and activities.  

Your community hub

Tall Trees Community Centre is located 2 miles from RNAS Yeovilton, situated in the heart of the Service Families Accommodation estate in the village of Ilchester. 

The Community Centre aims to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere that offers families a sense of belonging and mutual support in a warm relaxed environment which consists of a multi-functional community room, children’s room and a bar area with dance floor. 

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 Tall Trees and join the community.

Tall Trees Community Centre and Playing Fields


On top of all the events that run from Tall Trees, there’s also a range of facilities for you to use, including:

  • Play Area
  • Grassed Activity Area
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Community Rooms available for hire


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.


Boogie Bunnies

9:45AM - 11:30AM

A fun music and movement activity session for children aged 6 months to 5 years.


Boogie Bunnies

9:45AM - 11:30AM

A fun music and movement activity session for children aged 6 mths to 5 yrs.


Little Acorns Baby & Toddler Group

10:00AM - 11:00AM

A play session for babies and toddlers providing a welcoming environment for mum's-to-be and parent/carers to get together.

Refreshments available.

Booking essential via [email protected]

Military Wives Choir

7:00PM - 9:00PM

The Yeovilton Military Wives choir meets to practice for performances.

New members welcome.

Re-starting after 21st June 2021.


Boogie Bunnies

9:45AM - 11:30AM

A fun music and movement activity session for children aged 6 months to 5 years

War Games Club

7:00PM - 10:00PM

Bar Open

7:00PM - 11:00PM


Bar Open




Bar Open



Bar Open

1:00PM - 10:30PM

Messy Church (Every 4th Sunday)*

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Provides fun activities for families with a religious theme. This group is run through the local church.

*Please check the forum for the exact date(s)

Key contact

Gill Duke

Gill is a NS FPS Support Worker and also works for the RNAS Yeovilton Central Amenities Fund as Centre Administrator, who own and run the Tall Trees Community Centre with support from the Naval Service Family and People Support team. 

If you have any queries about the centre, you can call Gill on 01935 840562 during opening hours. Alternatively, you can connect via Twitter, Facebook or the Royal Navy Forum.

Tall Trees Community Centre Administrator

How to find us

Tall Trees Community Centre

Taranto Hill,
BA22 8JP

01935 840562

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 1:00PM - midnight
Sunday 1:00PM - 10:00PM