Fenny Bentley

Fenny Bentley
Cherry Orchard Farm previously Bentley Hall

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Welcome to the website for Fenny Bentley village.  Fenny Bentley is the southern most village in the beautiful Peak District National Park.  

Fenny Bentley Church
FitzHerbert C of E School, Fenny Bentley

What's on in

Fenny Bentley?






Radio Derby 1

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Latest News & Updates


The Agenda for the annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parish Council Meeting to be held on the 3 May 2022 can be found on our Agendas and Minutes Page


The agenda and minutes from our January 2022 meeting can be found here


We apologize that you may not be able to download some of our historical documents.  If you require a copy of these then please email the clerk




We are looking into approaching BT Open Reach to ask if they can look into improving local broadband.

To do this we need as many names and addresses as possible to add to our list to encourage them to improve the current service.


If you are willing to be put on the list please contact Izzy James on 07870 171872/01335 350 737 or havengrange@hotmail.com


The Peak Park Planning Board have now approved plans for a pedestrian footbridge over the river and adjacent to the A515 at Fenny Bentley - 

link to the Planning Application



The Parish Council Meeting – 15 March


The Parish Council held their last meeting remotely on Thursday 17 September 2020  

View the minutes here



Audit Notices for 2019/20


Notice for the exercise of public rights and the Annual Governance and Accountability Return 



The Parish Council has now received funding from the Big Lottery Fund for the purchase of a defibrillator, this has now been installed near to the entrance of FitzHerbert School, training will be arranged in the near future.



A Parish Council has now collated a petition for a pedestrian bridge over the brook on the A515, over 276 people have signed the petition and this will be handed over to Councillor Simon Spencer from Derbyshire County Council.



On the 15 August 2018, BBC Radio Derby's outside broadcast visited Fenny Bentley as part of their project to visit little known Derbyshire villages.  



The latest newsletter from Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Services



Parish Council Audit Notice 2018

Making provision for the exercise of public rights



The County Council's 'Love Food Hate Waste' campaign

Fifty ways to make food go further



NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Healthier You



The new 'Live Life better Derbyshire' Campaign



Following a request from the the Parish Council, BT has now repainted the village phone which is now looking much smarter.



On the 18 January 2018 a tree fell accross the main A515 road in Fenny Bentley blocking the road for several hours.  Photos can be found here.



Details about the new Derbyshire Connect Bus Service can be found here



The Peak Park Authority is inviting residents to join our new Facebook Community Group.

This group is for anyone who lives or works in the Peak District and wants to share experiences, stories and images about Peak District Life.



Derbyshire County Council are asking Gold Card Holders to renew their cards online when they become due for renewal, the link can be found here:




Link to the News Archive Page