We are committed to providing for everyone the highest possible level of access to all our activities.

The church’s main entrance, and the church itself, are wheelchair accessible.

There is a wheelchair accessible toilet facility within the church (requiring the placement of a ramp to provide access, and the assistance of a carer).

Wheelchairs are available for use by visitors.

Large print service/hymn books are available.

A Loop System operates in church.

Please contact us if you are planning to visit or attend church and have specific requirements or concerns.

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St John in the Wilderness

The Church of England (Anglican) Parish of Withycombe Raleigh with Exmouth in the Diocese of Exeter (Devon) in the UK. Our three churches are the Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist, Withycombe Raleigh; St. John in the Wilderness and All Saints’ Exeter Road, Exmouth.

The Parish Office,
The Parish Church Hall
Withycombe Village Road
Exmouth EX8 3AE​

Tel.: 01395 272239 (Monday -  Friday 10.00am  -  11.00 am)

Please see our Safeguarding Policy here

If you have a concern about the safety or someone or the actions of someone working with children or vulnerable adults, please speak to someone:
Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Mrs. Amanda Longbottom who can be contacted on Tel: 01395 272309 or email: amanda.longbottom@sky.com

Please ONLY use this number and email address for safeguarding concerns and NOT general enquiries. Thank you.

The link to the Exeter Diocesan Safeguarding Team’s contact details is –

If you are a young person and you feel unhappy about something happening to you, you can call Childline on 0800 1111