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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Posted by Jane A on January 25, 2023 at 17:00

Poppy Collection result

I would like to thank the people of Pen for their generosity in giving to the village Poppy Collection in 2022. We raised a magnificent £396.16.

Many thanks

Best wishes…


Posted by geoff parcell on January 20, 2023 at 15:52


Some of you may have noticed some yellow bailer twine around the gate at the end of Monarch's Way before the woods leading to Coombe Street. We have been told that this is highly likely to have been put there as a "marker" for criminal activity.…


Posted by Leigh and Liz Newton on January 18, 2023 at 15:23 — 1 Comment

Roadworks, Wincanton, 23 -27 January - likely road closure.

Wessex Water plan some mains sewer repair/replacement works on Bayford Hill just over the brow as you drop into Wincanton.  Roughly adjacent to the new houses building site. says road closure and advance notice yellow road…


Posted by ian steadman on January 9, 2023 at 16:30

Requests & Offers


Hi - If you should require a cleaner or some help with some cleaning I am available fortnightly on a Tuesday morning from 9-11am. I am also available every Monday morning from 9-11am. Louise - 07824 905583Continue

Started by Louise Myerscough-Walker Jan 24.

Free Dog biscuits

Hello,Bought a few kilos of nice charcoal dog biscuits recently (good for the digestion) that Toby is finding a bit hard.  Well, he is getting quite old.  Free to anyone who might like a few - for their dogs that is.  Give me a call on 01747 841041.Continue

Started by ian steadman Dec 1, 2022.

Train tickets for Londo

Does anybody want a train ticket to London this weekend.   Up on Friday morning and return on Sunday about 4pm.  Going begging.   Sarah FitzGerald 01 747 840 895Continue

Started by Sarah FitzGerald Nov 23, 2022.

Pen Paper

Contributions to me for Pen Paper by 15 November please. Call to discuss if you are not sure.841216GeoffContinue

Started by geoff parcell Nov 6, 2022.


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