Nunney Castle isn’t accessible for everyone

Disabled young man sitting in a wheelchair and looks at Nunney Castle.

This summer should see the installation of a new footbridge between Nunney Church and Nunney Castle. But will this improve accessibility of our heritage?  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...

Charabancs: a grand day out

charabanc

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

The Nunney Hoard

Nunney Hoard

The Nunney Hoard of ancient coins was discovered in 1860 and hailed as “one of the most interesting discoveries of ancient British coins that ever has been placed upon 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

Child labour was common in early 19th century Nunney for children as young as 5. It took almost a century to introduce proper education for all children in our village.  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...

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

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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’

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Moat & Turret ‘Café by the Castle’ is a dog-friendly place to enjoy hot and cold drinks, homemade cakes More...

Ola BarbeQue

ola barbeque nunney

Ola BarbeQue Bar & Grill Restaurant serves a delicious range of Mediterranean foods with a takeaway and delivery 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...

Christmas Markets 2014 Christmas markets 2017

Nunney is the ideal base for exploring 2017 Christmas markets. Here is our roundup of the...

Longleat Safari Park Longleat Safari Park

Longleat, the UK’s first safari park and still one of the most popular attractions, is 8.7...

Stonehenge Stonehenge

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

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...

Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead Gardens

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

Silver Clay Workshop – Make a Pendant

Nunney resident Katie Morriss runs a silver clay workshop for beginners, teaching you how to make a pendant, More...

Zumba GOLD at Nunney Village Hall

Gina Fry teaches Zumba Gold at Nunney Village Hall on Tuesdays from 10am to 10.45am – perfect for active older people..

Needle felting for Christmas

A needle felting workshop for Christmas takes place on 2 December from 10am till noon at The Salthouse in Nunney, hosted..

Join the Nunney Choir

A new Nunney Choir launches this month, with rehearsals every fortnight, starting on Tuesday 26 September 7pm in Nunney Church...

Hire Nunney village hall

Nunney village hall

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

Easter Sunday Bonnet Parade & Duck Race

Nunney Duck Race (photo John Webb)

The traditional Easter Sunday bonnet parade and duck race take place on Sunday 1 April 2018 from 11.30am in More...

Ken Lloyd wins Fundraiser of the Year

Ken Lloyd, Chairman of the Nunney Church Raise the Roof Appeal, has won Fundraiser of the Year at the 2017 Believe..

Fungicide behind moat fish deaths

Over 500 fish have died in the moat around Nunney Castle as a result of fungicide pollution, an investigation by the..

Somerset Mobile Library Service

The mobile library bus is back in the Market Place in Nunney on Wednesday 27 December from 3.15pm to 3.35pm...

Nunney Church project Highly Commended

The National Churches Trust has Highly Commended architects Benjamin + Beauchamp Architects for their work to restore the roof at Nunney..

Chairman’s Award for Pauline Andrews

Nunney First School’s Pauline Andrews has been recognised by the Chairman of Somerset County Council for her significant contribution to the..

Film Night: The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us Somerset Moviola and the Nunney Village Hall Committee present The Mountain Between Us, on Friday 9 March at Nunney Village Hall...
horn street nunney

2-bedroom end-of-terrace, Horn Street

Situated in a most stunning location is this charming end-of-terrace character cottage on Horn Street in the centre of Nunney...
Pauline Andrews with Somerset County Council Chairman William Wallace.

Chairman’s Award for Pauline Andrews

Nunney First School’s Pauline Andrews has been recognised by the Chairman of Somerset County Council for her significant contribution to the..

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