Nunney named in fracking plans

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For the first time the Government has named Nunney as one of the villages in a potential impact zone for controversial fracking plans.  More...

Giant dinosaur crocodile found in Nunney

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Scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered new species of giant dinosaur crocodiles that once stalked the seas – in Nunney.  More...

A tailor’s tale

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Have you seen Thomas Wilmot, the elegantly dressed Nunney tailor – very abusive when sober, more so when in liquor?  More...

Charabancs: a grand day out

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Charabancs were a familiar sight in Nunney until the 1950s and the village itself had regular charabanc outings too.  More...

Did Elizabeth I come to Nunney?

Wax impression of the Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

In August 1574 Queen Elizabeth I left Bristol to travel to Longleat. What route did she take – and did it take her through Nunney?  More...

The Nunney workhouse

Eventide: A scene in the Westminster Union Workhouse, Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 1878

Until 1837 Nunney had a workhouse, located next to the Theobald Arms at Nunney Catch.  More...

How Nunney Castle was saved

Preservation in action: a team from Heritage Stone Access did a full condition survey of Nunney Castle in 2013 using rope access techniques.

A century ago Nunney Castle partially collapsed and it was touch and go whether it would be lost forever.  More...

Discovering St George

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In 1895 a medieval wall painting of St George was discovered in All Saints Church Nunney during work on the church ceiling.  More...

Penny's Mill, Nunney

Stay at Penny’s Mill bed and breakfast

Penny’s Mill is a luxury bed and breakfast run by cookery school owner Rosie Davies.  More...

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney is a 17th century Inn in the centre of Nunney with an excellent reputation for food and hospitality.  More...

Market Place Cottage

Market Place Cottage

Clare Lewis hosts this delightful B&B accommodation in a quirky old cottage in the heart of the village.  More...

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney is a country inn with a strong reputation for food and hospitality.  More...

The Catch restaurant

The Catch Restaurant Nunney

The fish and chips restaurant at Nunney Catch is popular for both eating in and takeaways.  More...

Castle Kitchen Nunney

Castle Kitchen cafe, Nunney

Castle Kitchen, located on Castle Green in Nunney, welcomes villagers and visitors for food and drink.  More...

Recommended restaurants around Nunney

The Talbot Inn, Mells

If you fancy a bite to eat outside Nunney, here are our tips for great restaurants in the area.  More...

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

This truck-stop has parking space for 30 lorries, but is also popular with Nunney locals.  More...

Frome Cheese Show Frome Cheese Show

There is so much to see and do at Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show, which is...

Longleat Longleat Safari Park

Longleat Safari Park, one of the UK’s most popular attractions, is 8.7 miles from Nunney....

Wells Cathedral, by netNicholls (Flickr) Wells – England’s smallest city

Wells is the smallest city in England – excluding the City of London – and Somerset’s...

Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead Gardens

Stourhead is a National Trust property that includes a Palladian mansion, village, farmland and gardens at...

Frome Somerset, by cole007 (Flickr) Frome

The charming market town of Frome packs a dazzling collection of one-off shops in its medieval...

Hauser & Wirth Somerset Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a new world-class contemporary art gallery in Bruton....

Nunney & District Flower Show

Nunney Flower Show

Passionate about baking, photography or growing vegetables? Why not enter the Nunney and District Flower Show More...

Nunney Treasure Trail

The Treasure Trail The Hunt for the Nunney Diamonds is great fun for all ages...

Pétanque is back!

The Nunney village hall pétanque club is starting again on Wednesday 20 May from 7pm...

Walks in and around Nunney

Ramblers often visit Nunney thanks to the village’s proximity to the Mendips and Macmillan Way...

Bus service changes from 24 August

Bus Transport in Nunney

Bus services through Nunney will change from 24 August, with only a limited service on Saturdays.  More...

Nunney Fayre “busiest ever”

Nunney Street Market & Fayre 2015 (photo David Golby)

The organisers of the 40th Nunney Street Market & Fayre have said that this year’s event attracted More...

Need a lift? Nunney Area Car Scheme

Do you need a lift, for example to visit a doctor? The Nunney Area Car Scheme is a volunteer driving service..

What a good sign!

Local artist Tim Kingsmill-Brown volunteered to restore the classic fingerpost sign in the Market Place...

Nunney Neighbourhood Watch

Are you interested in helping to run a Neighbourhood Watch scheme in Nunney or do you have concerns that you would..

Church access man sells up

Having failed to block wheelchair access to Nunney Church, Alistair Jacks has put his Church Street barn conversion back on the..

Protest after Nunney bus is axed

A protest will be held on Saturday after First Group announced the cancellation of bus route 161 between Shepton Mallet and..

Nunney Parish Council agenda

Nunney Parish Council minutes The next meeting of Nunney Parish Council takes place on Monday 7 September at 7.30pm at Dallimore Mead Hall in Nunney...

News from The Nunney Players

Nunney Players pantomime There will be a meeting of The Nunney Players and friends in the function room of The George at Nunney on..
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Upcoming Events

Sep
1
Tue
2015
8:00 am Post Office @ Nunney Village Hall
Post Office @ Nunney Village Hall
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Post Office @ Nunney Village Hall | Nunney | United Kingdom
A Nunney post office service is provided in Nunney village hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
9:00 am Open morning at The Salthouse @ The Salthouse
Open morning at The Salthouse @ The Salthouse
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open morning at The Salthouse @ The Salthouse | Nunney | United Kingdom
It is Tuesday so it’s open morning – a chance to pop in and have a look at the shared office space facilities available at The Salthouse, next to Nunney Church.
10:00 am Zumba GOLD @ Nunney Village Hall
Zumba GOLD @ Nunney Village Hall
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Zumba GOLD @ Nunney Village Hall | United Kingdom
Zumba GOLD takes place at Nunney Village Hall on Tuesdays at 10am-10.45am. This is for the active older person or beginners who wants to do Zumba at a much slower pace. The classes are designed[...]
7:30 pm Zumba Fitness @ Wanstrow village hall
Zumba Fitness @ Wanstrow village hall
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Zumba Fitness @ Wanstrow village hall | Wanstrow | England | United Kingdom
Zumba Fitness classes on Tuesdays from 7.30-8.30pm at Wanstrow village hall attract 14-18 people every week. Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez during the 1990s. Zumba[...]
Sep
2
Wed
2015
6:30 am Tai Chi @ The Salthouse
Tai Chi @ The Salthouse
Sep 2 @ 6:30 am – 8:00 am
 
Sep
3
Thu
2015
8:00 am Post office @ Nunney Village Hall
Post office @ Nunney Village Hall
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Post office @ Nunney Village Hall | Nunney | United Kingdom
A Nunney post office service is provided in Nunney village hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep
5
Sat
2015
2:00 pm Nunney & District Flower Show @ Nunney village hall
Nunney & District Flower Show @ Nunney village hall
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Nunney & District Flower Show @ Nunney village hall | Nunney | United Kingdom
Passionate about baking, photography or growing vegetables? Why not enter the Nunney and District Flower Show 2015 on Saturday 5 September?! The Nunney & District Flower Show Committee hopes that participants from both inside and[...]