The Parishes of Bere Regis and Affpuddle with Turnerspuddle

Welcome to the website of the parishes of Bere Regis and Affpuddle with Turnerspuddle in the Benefice of West Purbeck in the Diocese of Salisbury

The Parishes of Bere Regis and Affpuddle with Turnerspuddle

The Churches are now open twice a week (2 - 4pm on Wednesdays and Sundays) for private prayer and we are having our first Communion Services for 4 months at 8am on Sunday 9th August in Bere Regis and at 8am on Sunday 16th August in Affpuddle




St John The Baptist Church, Bere Regis and St. Laurence Church, Affpuddle take their responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk, very seriously and work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.

Our Safeguarding Policies are reviewed regularly by the PCCs and can be viewed on this site.

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officers:


Affpuddle:  Mrs Penny Haigh on 01929 471768  email

Bere Regis:  Mrs Joanna Syrett on 01929 472037 

Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 07500 664800 or email