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 Pub - HAPPY HOUR ! Friday 6 August

We plan to re-open on the 1st Friday of August (6th) so note it in your diary and do come along between 1930-2230. Happy Hour 1930-2030. All are welcome; we will follow all Covid regulations & we'll provide outside seating if…


Posted by Robert Backus on August 4, 2021 at 8:54

The Black Bin Cafe open Friday

The weather looks like it will stay dry for this Friday morning, So The Black Bin Cafe will be open 10.30-12.30  Friday 6th.

Tables outside so maybe bring a jacket!

Jenny Steadman

Posted by Jenny Steadman on August 2, 2021 at 15:49

Get Ready for the 66th Pen Selwood Fete

Posted by Tony Harrison on August 2, 2021 at 10:15

Black Bin Open

The weather looks fine so we will open the Black Bin Cafe this Friday 10.30-12.30. Hope to see everyone.

Jenny Steadman

Posted by Jenny Steadman on July 19, 2021 at 7:28

Black Bin Cafe reopens.

Black Bin Cafe reopening.

The Black Bin Cafe will open again at long last on Friday 23rd of July, 10.30-12.30.

As numbers of Covid cases are still going up we…


Posted by Jenny Steadman on July 16, 2021 at 10:42


PLEASE NOTE: The CAT bus is operating, albeit a reduced daily service during the COVID pandemic (including lockdowns). Social distancing rules apply and passengers must wear face masks. We hope to resume a full service as soon as restrictions are…


Posted by geoff parcell on July 11, 2021 at 16:00

Requests & Offers

Cleaner needed

I am looking for a local cleaner for my house in Penselwood for three hours a week. If anyone has any recommendations, please contact me? Many thanksContinue

Started by Elaine Kitt Jun 10.


I used to pass these onto my Mum, who sadly passed away a few years ago.  I have complete 'sets' of 2019 & 2020.  (Amazing how time just flies even with Covid around)Always interesting articles - so if anyone would like them or knows of someone…Continue

Started by Gilly Jun 6.

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.


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