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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...

Did Queen 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...

When electricity came to Nunney

Nunney was first introduced to the wonders of electricity on Thursday 20 February 1868, when John Fussell fired a cannon in the packed back room at The George at Nunney.  More...

Charabancs: a grand day out

charabanc

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

An explosive court case

Nunney rectory, 1860

When Rev. John Challen made improvements to the rectory in Nunney, his attempts at digging a well landed a man in court in 1876.  More...

How Nunney Castle was saved

Nunney Castle

Nunney Castle partially collapsed a century ago. It was touch and go whether it would be lost forever.  More...

Discovering St George

Woodcut Frontispiece from Alexander Barclay's "Lyfe of Seynt George" Westminster 1515

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

George Inn Nunney

The George Inn

The George at Nunney is a 17th century country inn in the centre of Nunney with an excellent reputation for food and hospitality.  More...

Stay at Penny’s Mill bed and breakfast

Penny's Mill, Nunney

Stay at Penny’s Mill is a luxury bed and breakfast run by former cookery school owner Rosie Davies.  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...

The George Inn

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney is a country inn with a strong reputation for food and hospitality, located opposite Nunney Castle.  More...

Moat & Turret ‘Cafe by the Castle’

moat turret nunney

Nunney cafe Moat & Turret ‘Cafe by the Castle’ is a dog-friendly place to enjoy hot and cold drinks, More...

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe is a truck stop with truck parking for 16 lorries, but it is also popular with Nunney More...

Recommended restaurants around Nunney

Bistro Lotte Frome

If you fancy a bite to eat outside Nunney, here are our tips for great restaurants in the area.  More...

Stonehenge Stonehenge

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

Longleat Safari Park Longleat Safari Park

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

Bath Bath

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

Cobbled streets at Catherines Hill in Frome, Somerset Frome

Frome is a charming market town that was recently rated the best place to live in...

Stourhead Gardens Stourhead

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

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

Cheddar Gorge is England’s largest gorge and, with its weathered crags and pinnacles, one of our...

Ballet Barre

Nunney resident Oba Noakes is a qualified personal trainer who runs Ballet Barre classes at Nunney Village Hall More...

Gentle exercise

Did you know that you can join gentle exercise classes at Nunney Village Hall every week?..

Self-drive tours

What better way to explore Somerset, Wiltshire and the Cotswolds than in a beautiful classic car?..

Walks in and around Nunney

Nunney Castle walks are popular not just because of the stunning countryside and heritage, but also the village’s proximity to the..

Nunney Area Car Scheme

Nunney Area Car Scheme

David Golby is the coordinator of the Nunney Area Car Scheme, a volunteer driving service run by and for Nunney More...

Nunney guide launched

The new 52-page full-colour Visit Nunney guide to Nunney Castle and village at Nunney Fayre is now on sale...

Hire Nunney village hall

Nunney Village Hall is a community-run venue with great facilities. Did you know that you can hire it for wedding parties,..

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..

Nunney Parish Council agenda

Nunney Parish Council The next public meeting of Nunney Parish Council takes place on Monday 4 February 2019 at Dallimore Mead Hall in Nunney...

Panto nearly sold out

Nunney Players Sleeping Beauty panto There are only a few tickets left for The Nunney Players’ panto production of Sleeping Beauty, held at Nunney Village Hall..
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