Discovering St George


In 1895 a wall painting of England’s patron saint St George was discovered in All Saints Church.  More...

Nunney scarecrows

Bird Scaring, by Sir George Clausen

As Nunney First School celebrates its 120th anniversary, we chart the epic struggle to get full-time education for all in Nunney in the 19th century.  More...

Charabancs: a grand day out


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

Death of a farm lad

High Street Nunney

In April 1850 a teenager was brutally murdered in Nunney. The case raised headlines across the country.  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...

The Nunney Hoard

Nunney Hoard

A hoard of ancient coins discovered in Nunney in 1860 was hailed as “one of the most interesting discoveries of ancient British coins that ever has been placed upon record.”  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...

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...

Longleat Safari Park Longleat Safari Park

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

Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead Gardens

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

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...

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....

Bath, England Bath

The World Heritage City of Bath is famous for its Roman baths and Georgian splendour, but...

Royal Bath & West Show

Royal Bath & West Show

The Royal Bath & West Show takes place from Wednesday 1 until Saturday 4 June 2016 at the Royal Bath & More...

Clay pigeon shoot

A 40 bird sporting clay pigeon shoot will take place on Saturday 11 June 11pm to 4pm at Barrow Farm in..

Pétanque is back!

The Nunney village hall pétanque club is starting again on Wednesday 1 June from 7pm, with a free glass of wine..

Nunney Treasure Trail

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

Queen’s Birthday Ceilidh

Queen's Birthday Ceilidh

A Queen’s Birthday Ceilidh will take place on Saturday 11 June from 7pm, with Peruvian food served by More...

Church services in May

All Saints Church Nunney (photo John Webb)

Church services are held regularly across the various churches that are part of the United Parish of Postlebury.  More...

Tea party for Queen’s 90th birthday

Nunney Community Association and the Nunney village hall committee invite everyone to join in with a royal tea party in Old..

Nunney Open Gardens Day

The ever-popular Nunney Open Gardens Day will take place on Sunday 26 June from 11am to 5pm...

Somerset Mobile Library Service

Are you using the mobile library that visits Nunney on a Tuesday every four weeks?..

Heated debate over Market Place plans

Nunney Parish Council’s meeting on Monday 7 March proved acrimonious, over plans to build a covered seating area in the Market..

Stop dog fouling in Nunney

Dog fouling is becoming a real nuisance again in Nunney, particularly around Nunney Castle, Donkey Lane and Old Quarry Gardens. Can..

Nunney Players host junior theatre workshop

junior theatre workshop The Nunney Players are inviting all village children and their friends aged 7 to 12 to come to a workshop on..
longleat festival of light 2015


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Upcoming events

  1. Tea and cake in church

    29 May @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
  2. Junior theatre workshop

    31 May @ 11.30 am - 4.00 pm
  3. Royal Bath & West Show

    1 June - 4 July
  4. Junior theatre workshop

    1 June @ 11.30 am - 4.30 pm
  5. Pétanque

    1 June @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
  6. Holy Communion BCP, Rev A Dickson

    3 June @ 10.00 am - 11.00 am
  7. Waste collection (bins, recycling)

    4 June @ 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
  8. Tea and cake in church

    4 June @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
  9. Holy Communion

    5 June @ 9.15 am - 10.15 pm
  10. Tea and cake in church

    5 June @ 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm