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

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

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

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...

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....

Zumba GOLD at Nunney Village Hall

Zumba at Nunney Village Hall

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

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...

Poetry workshops

Moira Andrew is running a new series of poetry workshops in Nunney every second Wednesday of the month, 10.30am-12.30pm...

Fungicide behind moat fish deaths

Nunney moat

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

Somerset Mobile Library Service

Somerset Mobile Library

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

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..

Nunney Bridge damaged overnight

Nunney Bridge has been substantially damaged by an unidentified vehicle overnight in the early hours of Monday 16 October...

Stop dog fouling in Nunney

Dog fouling is becoming a real nuisance again in Nunney, even inside the enclosed children’s playground. Can you help stop our..

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..

The Nunney Players present Cinderella

Nunney Players pantomime Cinderella The Nunney Players present three performances of the panto Cinderella on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 January 2018 at Nunney Village..
SPAR shop Nunney

For sale: SPAR, Market Place

The SPAR village shop in the Market Place is currently for sale as a going concern at £550,000, including owner’s accommodation...
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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