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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Somerset Day May 11th

The Somerset flag will be flown May 8th-11th on the Village flag pole.

The date of…


Posted by Admin on May 11, 2021 at 9:04

Pen Selwood Open Gardens Sunday May 23rd 2.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

Seven, very different gardens in Pen Selwood are open to ticket holders.  In addition there are two plants stalls and a garden bric a brac stall. Tickets £5.00 for the gardens.  (Limited availability)  No dogs. 

Delicious cream teas and…


Posted by Admin on May 10, 2021 at 20:10

How to find planning applications

If you are looking for planning applications there is a link from the Parish Council tab.…


Posted by Admin on May 9, 2021 at 16:47

Village Hall cleaner wanted

Are you interested in helping keep the Village Hall clean? Please contact Penny Varnes  (01747 840680)

Posted by Admin on May 9, 2021 at 10:00

Penselwood Parish Council Clerk needed

Working mainly from home for 5 hrs per week you will support the Parish Council administratively and by providing advice to support sound and legal decision making. Competent IT skills and good interpersonal skills are essential.



Posted by Jane A on April 16, 2021 at 13:37

Funeral of Prince Philip

A bell will again be rung at St Michael's church, prior to the funeral of Prince Philip from 2:45pm on Saturday…


Posted by Admin on April 15, 2021 at 9:37

Requests & Offers

Items to pass on

We’d rather recycle but these things will be collected by the council if homes not found for them. Take them away:-Mum’s redundant washing machine, good working order as far as I know. …Continue

Started by Admin Apr 20.

House Hunting - Longing to live in Pen Selwood

We have sold our property in Bath and would love to live in your wonderful village! It's just the 2 of us - we only require a 2/3 bedroom detached home, we're happy to renovate if required and do not mind taking on a project. We love gardening and…Continue

Tags: Hunting, House

Started by Nick Haines Apr 19.

Bandstand 2 Replies

Am I imagining it or did I hear tell of a bandstand in Pen, in one of the gardens along Coombe Street? Can any one point me in its direction?  I know someone who is compiling a  list of bandstands in Somerset and thought it might prove to be an…Continue

Started by Admin. Last reply by Admin Apr 2.

flat roof help 1 Reply

we are in need of a local surveyor who is conversant with E P D M flat roofs and the addition of lanterns on them if indeed anyone does know of one could you pm to my inbox .thanks in advance cynthiaContinue

Started by cynthia banks. Last reply by cynthia banks Mar 5.


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