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St MARY’S, Oare

St MARY’S, Oare
St MARY’S, Oare

A simple, unadorned, little church, dating from the 15th century. Its claim to fame is as the setting for the fictional wedding of Lorna Doone with Jan Ridd in RD Blackmore's Victorian novel. There is a memorial to Blackmore in the church.

EX35 6NX
The dastardly shooting of Lorna
Lynton and Lynmouth. Oare is in Exmoor National Park.
Church authorities
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