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Holme Parish Council comprises seven Councillors who live in the Parish. They are supported by a part time Clerk.


Holme has a population of around 700. The village has a pub called the Admiral Wells and a village hall. The village has a primary school and a parish church, dedicated to St Giles, which was rebuilt in 1862 by Edward Browning. There is a large village green and a nature reserve, and Holme is surrounded by fields, forests and fens.

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Holme Fen Nature Reserve

Holme Fen is part of a nature reserve containing the largest pure birch woodland in the country together with raised mire and heathland habitats. A variety of bird life can be found alongside 450 different species of fungi! In the 1980’s an open water area was created to support dragonflies, birds and various marsh plants.

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