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Last updated: Sat 20 Feb 2016

Nunney proves popular with celebs

Deal or No Deal host Noel Edmonds and actor John Challis, best known as Boycie in Only Fools and Horses, have shared how much they love to visit Nunney.

Noel Edmonds coach

Noel Edmonds‘ restored Routemaster bus in the Market Place in Nunney

The two celebrities struck up a conversation on social media network Twotter after Edmonds posted a photo taken during a recent visit to The George at Nunney.

John Challis is ranked as one of the most influential people over 50 on Twitter in the UK.

His mother came from Somerset and he rarely misses an opportunity to tell his 54,100 Twitter followers to visit Nunney.

Noel Edmonds’ sister-in-law lives lives in Frome. They regularly lunch together with their respective partners at The George at Nunney.

Edmonds sometimes arrives on his classic double-decker bus, named Victoria. He also owns a black cab, which he uses to commute from his house outside Bristol to the television studios.

Nunney Community Association has invited John Challis to open this year’s Nunney Street Market & Fayre on Saturday 6 August. The actor, who has provisionally accepted, is also expected have a stall selling his books.

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