Village Information

Marshchapel is a medium sized coastal village with the main A1031 running through it. 

The Office and Meeting Room of Marshchapel Parish Council is located at the rear of the Village Hall.  All Parish Councils meetings are held in the Meeting Room and are usually on the second Tuesday of the month (except August, when there is not a meeting scheduled).  Parish Council meetings start at 7:30 pm.  The Trustees meet at 7:00pm for a Combined Trust Meeting, this meeting is not open to the public but members of the public are welcome to the Parish Council meetings which commence at 7:30 pm.

Minutes of previous Parish Council meetings, going back one year, can be found on our 'Blog' page.

There is a primary school with the Little Sheepmarsh Nursery within it which educates children from age 3 – 11.  Breakfast Club and After School Club is also available for ‘wrap around’ childcare.  Further information about the school, which is part of The Fenland Federation, can be found by visiting their website at:

There is a large Village Hall with car parking which is large enough for functions of up to 120 people. The hall is available for hire by contacting Edward Mossop at or tel:  01472 388208

The ‘Cathedral of the Marshes’ , St Mary’s Church and the Methodist Chapel all contribute to rural life.

St. Mary's Church details:  Church Warden - Olivia Hurton 01472 388210

Methodist Church - Leader:  Revd David Newlove, 71 Church Street, Louth, Lincs. Tel: 01507 603402

The village has two pubs, a post office, local shop, fish and chip shop and garage;  there is also a large playing field and children’s play area.

The is an active Archive Group in Marshchapel and the members collate and collect old photographs and documents relating to Marshchapel.  The collection is housed at the Village Hall in the Meeting Room in a specially prepared storage area.  Any donations of photographs are extremely welcome.  A lot of photographs are available to view on the web site:



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