A very rare Nunney coin

Visit Nunney has secured a very rare coin struck in Nunney for the Visit Nunney community archive: a George Ashe farthing of 1652.  More...

The mystery of the Nunney dovecotes

'Dovehouses' in Nunney are mentioned in this 1722 deed. (collection: Somerset County Archives)

For hundreds of years Nunney had at least two notable dovecotes. Where were they, why were they there and what happened to them?  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...

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...

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...

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...

The Hermitage Nunney

hermitage nunney

The Hermitage Nunney is a charming property dating back to 1750. It oozes character and is the perfect base to admire the picturesque beauty of Somerset.  More...

Moat & Turret ‘Cafe by the Castle’

Moat & Turret ‘Café by the Castle’ is the new name of the former Castle Kitchen on Castle Green in Nunney, More...

Ola BarbeQue

The Catch Fish and Chips Restaurant has reopened as Ola BarbeQue Bar & Grill Restaurant with a takeaway and 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...

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...

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...

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...

Bath, England Bath

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

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...

Museum of Somerset The Museum of Somerset

The Museum of Somerset tells the county’s story from prehistoric times to the present day using...

Hauser & Wirth Somerset Hauser & Wirth Somerset

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

Stonehenge Stonehenge

One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a prehistoric...

Willow workshops

willow workshop

Nunney resident Mary Cross runs a series of practical willow workshops at The Salthouse in Church Street, Nunney.  More...

Take pottery classes

Learn to create pottery at the Nunney Pottery & Gallery...

Explore your local and family history

The South West Heritage Trust is launching a new programme of courses designed to help people explore their local and family..

Craft your own life story

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

Nunney Community Association accounts

NCA Diamond Jubilee street party, Nunney

The Nunney Community Association (NCA) has asked us to make its financial accounts available online to Nunney More...

New contact for Nunney Area Car Scheme

Nunney Parish Council

Marianne Webb is the new coordinator of the Nunney Area Car Scheme, a volunteer driving service run by and for More...

Somerset Mobile Library Service

The mobile library bus is back in the Market Place in Nunney on Wednesday 19 April from 3.15pm to 3.35pm...

Nunney book for Max and Sue

Nunney Community Association has presented a one-off book about Nunney to Max and Sue Innes, who are leaving the village...

Nunney footbridge closed until the summer

Nunney’s iconic footbridge between Nunney Castle and Church Street has been closed until a replacement is installed in summer 2017...

Bench donated in memory of parents

Rob and David Carr, who were brought up in Nunney and retain many fond memories of life here, has donated a..

A Street Cat Named Bob

A-Street-Cat-Named-Bob Somerset Moviola and the Nunney Village Hall Committee present A Street Cat Named Bob, on Friday 12 May at Nunney village..


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