Manning's Pit in Autumn

This is the website of the Friends of Manning's Pit Group, which is running the "Save Manning's Pit" campaign.
 Help us save these much loved fields in Pilton, Barnstaple, North Devon  from development.  

Go to our Facebook page for daily news,
photos and videos, and our Twitter link. 


Upcoming Events including Art Exhibition

Donate to help the campaign

Contact us at

We also have a Noticeboard
 in the Reform Inn,

Important message: 
 damage to gate by Shearford Lane

Campaign/latest news/ links/
Peter Vaughan

Maps, plans and more
about the location

What Manning's Pit means to us

Saki, and more about
the History of Manning's Pit

Local businesses
and organisations who support us

The Magic of Manning's Pit from Togetherland on Vimeo.

Sign our online petition at this link:

  Over 2800 people have signed already, including environmental scientist and inventor James Lovelock, former Director of Friends of the Earth, Jonathon Porrit,  former North Devon MP and Minister in the last government, Sir Nick Harvey,  wildllife artist and naturalist, Trevor Beer, MBE,  Endymion Beer, and Welsh landscape artists David Bellamy and Jenny Keal

 Manning's Pit and messages of support from around the world,
including China, Australia, the Falklands and the Arctic!.
Zoom in for Manning's Pit itself, and Pilton posters and signs.

A page of posters