Pitcombe is a rural parish, approximately 5 km. X 2km. situated between the small towns of Castle Cary and Bruton, in South Somerset. The total registered electorate is 313. There are three settlements: Pitcombe, Cole and Hadspen. Farming is the major industry. As well as dairy farming, cider apples are grown commercially. The parish is mainly within the River Brue catchment area, and is drained by the River Pitt and other streams, which flow into the River Brue. You can view a map of the parish boundaries by clicking here
Pitcombe Church is served by the Anglican team ministry of Bruton. There is a Village Hall in Hadspen, used by a number of organisations. Parish Council meetings are held here monthly.
There are no shops or pubs in the parish. The track of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway, now dismantled, lies NE-to SW, passing through Cole, and the viaduct still stands at Pitcombe. The old station buildings at Cole are now a private house.
The well known Bruton School for Girls, is situated to the East of the parish at Sunny Hill.