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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Alison's boat wins first place to Freemantle

"I never quite envisaged that anything I undertook in my Sixties would require me using a rope ladder to access it.…


Posted by Admin on November 26, 2017 at 23:00

Broadband meetings

You'll find the Presentation on this page.Broadband

See comments below for links to case studies and other info.

Posted by Admin on November 21, 2017 at 17:00 — 3 Comments

Parish Council Housing Survey

The Parish Council wants your views about possible future housing development in Pen Selwood to help inform our responses to South Somerset District Council's (our local housing authority) consultations.

The link below will take you through to a brief on line survey and we hope you will spare a couple of minutes to complete it.

Housing Questionnaire

Posted by Jane A on November 17, 2017 at 17:38

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM : Escape from Sorata

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM

17th November 2017 at 19:30 in the Village Hall

Come and find out about Pen Selwood Community Association at its AGM followed by a talk by Ian Steadman

Escape from Sorata

How Ian and Jenny Steadman got held hostage in Sorata, Bolivia in 2003…


Posted by Tony Harrison on November 14, 2017 at 11:30

Requests & Offers

Christmas gifts for ND Women’s Refuge 1 Reply

PAY IT FOWARDI am collecting gifts & supplies (toiletries, sanitary items, food) forwww.northdorsetrefugefriends.orgif you would like to donate I am happy to collect or you can drop off to me at Rest & Be Thankful - I plan to deliver the items on Thursday 14th December.THANK YOUContinue

Started by Megan Tanner. Last reply by Megan Tanner on Monday.

Water troughs for sale

The Allotments Association has 3 small metal water troughs - external dimensions 0.92m long, 0.49m wide, 0.41m deep - with ballcock fittings and mains connection facility in serviceable condition to dispose of to the highest bidders. Anyone wishing to make an offer for one or more troughs should send a written bid to either…Continue

Started by Admin Nov 14.

Logs for sale in Pen Selwood

Well seasoned hardwood logs. £3 per per strong plastic shopping bag or all logs for price to be agreed. 01747 840385Continue

Started by Sue Eland Oct 30.

Offered - 3 ft Single mattress

We have a Sealy Premium Nimbus, fire resistant tag, mattress to give away.  In perfect condition and hardly used for anyone who would like it.  Contact Helen or Neil Marley 01747 841082.Continue

Started by Helen Marley Sep 22.


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