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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Housing Survey Results + Local Plan Consultation

Thank you to all who responded to the Parish Council's recent survey of views about housing development in Pen. All have been collated and can be found by clicking the link below or by going into the Parish Council section of this website.

Alongside is the Parish Council's response to South Somerset District Council's review of its Local Plan.

Housing Survey Results

Posted by Jane A on January 16, 2018 at 11:22

Interested in Stargazing?

We are gearing up for the start of our 2018 special stargazing series. During each evening astronomer and Cranborne Chase AONB Dark Skies advisor Bob Mizon regales the audience with stories of the astronomical wonders above their heads, while the AONB’s director Linda Nunn details developments concerning the Cranborne Chase AONB’s bid for prestigious International Dark Sky Reserve status. Afterwards, the audience joins Bob and members of the Wessex Astronomical Society outside for a…


Posted by Admin on January 10, 2018 at 16:19

Notice of road closure

click on link below

5 Feb 2018

Posted by Admin on December 27, 2017 at 22:00

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 Dec 11, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017.


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