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[Click here]. 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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Fete Cancellation

Hello Everyone,

The Fete Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Pen Selwood Fete.

We have spoken to many stallholders and those who provide support for the Fete over the past week. Their views have been…


Posted by Tony Harrison on July 6, 2020 at 12:30

Village Hall

The village hall committee have their AGM on July 22nd via Zoom. We will be discussing the procedures to be undertaken in order to reopen the hall for villagers and other users.

If any villager has questions or wishes to make a comment,…


Posted by Penny Varnes on July 2, 2020 at 11:27

No water!

we have no water in Pen this morning around area of Church and the Green.  Wessex Water have confirmed there is a burst mains in the area. I’m not sure if it extends to the whole of the village but they will notify affected households.

Posted by Admin on July 1, 2020 at 8:37 — 1 Comment

Easing of restrictions from 4 July

Posted by Admin on June 24, 2020 at 17:30

Pentertainment 4

You'll find it here.

Posted by Admin on June 23, 2020 at 17:30

What do you think of Pentertainment?

The 4th issue of Pentertainment is currently being prepared for distribution. We’d like to know: Do you read them? Do you like them? Do you want more? On the other hand if you think they are no longer necessary as we…

Posted by Admin on June 19, 2020 at 20:04 — 1 Comment


Requests & Offers

Do you have a metal detector?

Does anyone have a metal detector?  I lost my wedding ring in the garden yesterday morning and would love some help finding it.     Sarah FitzGerald 840 895Continue

Started by Admin 9 hours ago.

Face Masks - are you making yours?

I hope you are all well. Now - I have been looking at so many utube videos to make our masks.  Have any of you come up with a design that works well, especially when wearing glasses, and also what filter to put in.I have found some cotton material…Continue

Started by Gilly Jun 19.

Looking for a new Lockdown hobby?!

Anglo Concertina In good working order in original box with ‘First Steps’ instruction book. Collection by arrangement from…Continue

Started by Admin May 24.

Pictures of VE 75

Did you celebrate VE day in your garden?  If you have any pictures especially of people having fun can you send them to me for the Pen Paper issue (

Started by Admin May 12.

Anyone thinking about selling?

My family and I are very much hoping to find a new home over the coming months and we desperately want to be within (preferably) Pen Selwood but also keen to look at Zeal’s & Stourton area. A very special area to us for many reasons. We have…Continue

Started by SOPHIE BUCK Apr 14.

Village Fete Beer Tent - Sat 1st August

Just in case the Fete is able to go ahead this year, our small team of Pen Pub volunteers would love to have a couple of extra bar staff if you fancy helping out for an hour on the day; please either reply to this or email…Continue

Started by Robert Backus Apr 8.


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