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


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...

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....

Cheddar Gorge, by Luke Andrew Scowen 2009 (Flickr) Cheddar Gorge

At almost 400 feet deep and three miles long, Cheddar Gorge is England’s largest gorge, and...

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 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....

Craft your own life story

life story

Dosia Reichardt teaches you how to craft your own life story, upstairs in Frome library on Mondays 2-4pm every More...

Visit Nunney audio guide

Visit Nunney has recorded a free audio guide for visitors to Nunney Castle and village...

Nunney Treasure Trail

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

Walks in and around Nunney

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

Macmillan Coffee Morning

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Come and join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 30 September More...

Nunney Church closed for renovation


All Saints Church has closed to install a new nave ceiling, following a packed Evensong / Nunney Remembers service More...

Hire Nunney village hall

Did you know you can hire Nunney village hall for an hour or a whole day for meetings and events, such..

Nunney’s sunny fayre attracts thousands

Nunney Community Association’s 41st Nunney Street Market & Fayre, on Saturday 6 August, brought an estimated 7,000 visitors to the village...

Somerset Mobile Library Service

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

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..

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..

Talk to David Warburton MP

David Warburton MP Nunney’s local Member of Parliament is David Warburton, MP for Somerton and Frome, who holds regular surgeries to hear from residents..

Film Night: Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins Somerset Moviola and the Nunney Village Hall Committee present Florence Foster Jenkins, on Friday 14 October at Nunney village hall...


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Upcoming events

  1. Macmillan Coffee Morning

    30 September @ 10.00 am - 12.30 pm
  2. Holy Communion BCP Rev A Dickson – Nunney Rectory

    30 September @ 10.00 am - 11.00 am
  3. Pride and Prejudice and the Zombies Ceilidh

    22 October @ 7.00 pm - 10.30 pm