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. 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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A303 Roadworks - good news, bad news

The roadworks have been completed early.

There will be more resurfacing works on A303 between Wincanton and Sparkford, with detour via Castle Cary. See… Continue

Posted by geoff parcell on October 14, 2014 at 16:18

Bangers & Mash Night

Posted by Admin on October 10, 2014 at 5:19

An Invitation to Pen Selwood History Society

You are all invited to a…


Posted by Admin on October 10, 2014 at 5:00





Posted by Admin on September 29, 2014 at 19:29

Anyone for Bridge?

Anyone for Bridge? Being new to the village, and being a keen but simple bridge player, I wonder if there are others who would like to meet up to play. It does not matter to me if you are a beginner or a master; if the latter I can learn from…


Posted by Tony Harrison on September 26, 2014 at 18:24

Harvest Festival

This Sunday 28th September.



Posted by geoff parcell on September 25, 2014 at 21:30

Requests & Offers

Wine corker

I'm about to bottle some blackcurrant wine, but need a corker to get the corks in. Does anyone have one I can borrow? I've only got 6 to bottle and it seems extravagant to go and buy one.Geoff841216Continue

Started by Admin yesterday.

Mobile Phone Coverage - Which provider works best? 1 Reply

Hi everyone.  My mobile phone provider is currently Vodafone but in spite of having Sure Signal the signal is quite iffy and frequently drops out.Can anyone advise which mobile phone providers they feel work best in our village and surrounding…Continue

Started by Sue Burnley. Last reply by Robert Backus on Friday.

Horse muck

We have a huge heap of well rotted horse muck which needs a good home.    It is very easy to access and I wonder if you know anyone who might like some?    It could go straight onto gardens or be saved until winter mulching.    We have had all the…Continue

Tags: manure

Started by Bruce Bower Sep 5.

Wondering how to deal with a glut of courgettes?!

We all miss the rogue courgette that hides until it looks like a marrow, or maybe you find a plant that has produced 9 fruit in a week - from medium to large, like I did last week!   I've been making this recipe of Courgette Soup for 3 years and it…Continue

Started by Stella Parcell Aug 30.


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