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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Pen Selwood Calendar for sale

£12 each or 2 for £20. Envelopes for posting +£1

All profits to PCA charities.…


Posted by Admin on November 24, 2020 at 16:46

Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership

Are you a local person with a broad range of interests?  Are you actively involved in the local community? Do you want to help the area as a whole and the needs of the communities living within and around Cranborne Chase and the Chalke Valley? If…


Posted by Admin on November 21, 2020 at 10:58

The Gillingham Seed, Plant & Potato Fair

Benefit from purchasing top quality garden items - seeds, potato tubers, onion and shallot sets, garlic and fruit trees and bushes, Christmas gifts and garden items with a 15% discount.  

Our fantastic Partners, Pennard Plants (RHS Master…


Posted by Admin on November 20, 2020 at 16:25

Bird Flu

Note: Avian influenza is unconnected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Public Health England advises that the risk to the public’s health is very low. The Food Standards Agency has said that on the basis of the current scientific evidence,…


Posted by Admin on November 19, 2020 at 14:30

Support for Somerset residents during lockdown

Help is available for anyone in Somerset who may need additional support during the second national lockdown. Read…


Posted by Admin on November 10, 2020 at 11:30

New National Restrictions from 5 November

Posted by Admin on November 9, 2020 at 12:00


Requests & Offers

Hedge Laying 4 Replies

Hello allJust arrived in Penselwood at Greenholme, Pear Ash Lane.Have two small lengths of hedge to lay. Be grateful for any leads as to who may be able to help us out.AndrewContinue

Started by Andrew Hawkins. Last reply by Sarah FitzGerald Nov 7.

Giant Ease-E Electric Bicycle

Quality Giant Ease-E electric bicycle, 3 power settings, step through design, 8 speed Shimano twist grip gears, medium size frame, bought new in 2018. Immaculate condition. Front and rear lights. £900 Contact Carol Nutter 07938231652 or…Continue

Started by Robert Nutter Oct 14.


Have 4 bags of "small nuts" to give away. If anyone would like them, please contact me. Continue

Started by Andrew Hawkins Oct 10.

Single bed to good home

We have a single divan bed, 6' x 3'. virtually never used.  Free to anyone who needs it.Call at Broad oak lodge, coombe street, 01747840301Continue

Started by Carole-Marie Sep 29.

Returning to Pen - House to Rent requested 1 Reply

Some of you may remember me from our happy time at Pen Pits Cottage – mother of triplets (stars in Sarah FitzGerald’s church nativity), enthusiastic raffle seller. I’m looking again for a three/four bed house with a garden to rent. Something I can…Continue

Started by Admin. Last reply by Stella Parcell Sep 27.

Labour 1 Reply

Need some assistance in clearing of the garden at Greenholme.Moving felled timber, cutting out tree roots, digging and assorted heavy work.If anyone can give us a lead it would be much appreciated.AndrewContinue

Started by Andrew Hawkins. Last reply by Robert Backus Sep 22.


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