The village enjoys a range of facilities – a modern health centre, pub, village hall and playing field, several B&B’s including the notable Chillington House, post office/general store and a beautician. The adjoining Stockenham village contains the Parish church, two good pubs and a primary school. Kingsbridge and Dartmouth are approximately five and ten miles away respectively, both of which offer a wider range of shops and amenities including the well-regarded Kingsbridge Community College and South Hams Hospital.
Plymouth, with its regenerated old port and waterfront, and Exeter, the principal city of Ceremonial Devon, are about an hour away. Both cities offer good shopping facilities, major hospitals and universities, as well as excellent transport links with services to national and international destinations.