The Village

Pen Selwood parish is situated at the meeting point of 3 counties, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, to the north east of Wincanton and is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as an area rich in history. Its residents enjoy the peace and quiet and the stunning views from the ridge over the Blackmore Vale to Glastonbury Tor and beyond.

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Selwood Sports & Social Club - A letter from the chairman

Please read the Chairman's letter before the AGM on 16 October.

Posted by Admin on October 9, 2015 at 8:59

Pen Pub Chilli Night

Posted by Admin on October 4, 2015 at 11:40

Cranbourne Chase AONB Bulletin

Read about the wood fair and other topics

Posted by Admin on October 3, 2015 at 13:15

Foot Path Closures

Foot paths WN 21/19 and WN21/10 which allow walkers to cross land owned by Mr Hopkins from the gate adjacent to Pen House Farm on Under Hill and the gate on Salters Hill down to the stile onto the B3081 below Encie Farm have been closed by Somerset CC until further notice to allow landscaping work to be carried out. Could members of the public please not walk these paths until they are reopened. Thank you Richard Gething…


Posted by Richard Gething on September 29, 2015 at 13:00

Requests & Offers

Himalayan Balsam

I don't know if there is anyone in your parish who is able to check this out? In Bourton, we have just eliminated Himalayan Balsam from the R Stour on our patch. In Bourton, and many places downstream, the River Stour is being gradually taken over by this plant. It is a very unpleasant. It is a very unpleasant plant for our environment in spite of its beautiful flowers. It grows only on extremely wet areas such as river banks and within the river. It prevents 30% of our own native plants from…Continue

Started by geoff parcell Sep 7.

Village Hall maintenance

Posted for Ian Steadman:We have nearly three weeks before our hirers start returning and it would be good to use this time to get some small jobs done at the hall.  Major jobs are underway with Rob Doody but we can do some paint touching up, cleaning and simple maintenance both inside and outside the hall.  It will probably lend itself to some joint activities and some individual tasks so if you can spare any time between now and September 5th please give me a call on 841041.Continue

Started by Admin Aug 18.

Pen Selwood Show photos

Does anyone have photos inside the church on show day? We need one for the Pen Paper.Please contact Geoff or respond to this post.ThanksContinue

Started by Admin Aug 18.

PenSelwood Fete - Bottle Stall

Thank you for your generous support last year.  Your contribution this year would again be most warmly appreciated.  We will be collecting bottles after 4pm on Friday 24th JulyIf you have a bottle, but know you will be out, please leave by your front door, or alternatively please deliver to us at The Old Rectory. Thank you so much.Neil & Claire Polley / T: 840271Continue

Tags: Fete

Started by Admin Jul 19.



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