Useful Information

On this page you will find all sorts of useful info about living in Ermington and the surrounding area including local services and facilities. If there is any information you would like to see here please Contact Us.

• Hospitals – The main hospital is Derriford Hospital on the A386 Tavistock Road to the north of Plymouth, which supports A & E admissions. There is a Minor Injuries Unit at Kingsbridge Hospital. Contact numbers can be found on the Telephone List. Derriford is your best point of contact for more specialised clinics.
• Public transport – “Country Bus” provide buses between Plymouth and Totnes via Ermington on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Up-to-date times can be found enclosed in the Welcome Pack. For more information telephone 0800 954895 or
There is also a “Ring and Ride” scheme which runs services around the local area; details of their services can be found on or by phone on 01752 690444.
• Library facilities are situated in the Watermark Centre at Ivybridge. The Watermark has a large exhibition hall upstairs, which houses the cinema and theatre and other exhibitions. Downstairs is the library, cafe and tourist office. The tourist office is a great place for answering any queries you may have about the area and food recycling bags can be purchased there.
• Dartmouth Dairy deliver milk and other grocery items to the village and they can be contacted on the number on the list.
• Newspapers – Newspapers are delivered to the village by Modbury Newsagents and Post Office and they can be contacted using the number on the list.

Useful phone numbers - health centres and hospitals 
Ivybridge Health Centre01752 690777
Highlands Health Centre01752 897111
South Brent Health Centre01364 72394
Modbury Health Centre01548 830666
Derriford Hospital0845 1558155
Ivybridge Caring07791 239357
Torbay Hospital01803 614567
Useful numbers - local services 
Clerk to the Parish
Church - Rev Caroline Luff01803 868445
Ermington Pre-School01548 831017
Ermington School01548 830459
Kids Club07551 850757
Ermington Village Fund01548 830520
Ermington Ladies Group01752 892301
01752 893691
Wednesday Group
Stan Warne
01752 651147
Modbury Post Office 01548 830201
Ivybridge Watermark (Library)01752 892220
Tourist Information01752 897035
South Hams District Council01803 861234
Country Bus0800 954895
Scouts (Ivybridge)01752 691849
Guides & Brownies (Ivybridge)01752 896195
Useful numbers - local businesses 
First & Last Bistro01548 830671
Crooked Spire Pub01548 831288
Plantation House Hotel & Restaurant01548 831100
Doorstep milk - Dartmouth dairies01803 832801
Newspaper delivery - Modbury News01548 830201
Veg box delivery - Riverford 01803 762059
Fish & Chip Van - Fawns Close Thursday evenings07977 538506
Equipment hire from the village fund: gazebos, tables chairs BBQ01548 830520
Rose Health & Beauty Treatments, Erme Park01548 830521
Chimney Sweep - Chris Tempest01548 830868