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The Nunney workhouse

Eventide: A scene in the Westminster Union Workhouse, Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 1878

Until 1837 Nunney had a workhouse, located next to the Theobald Arms at Nunney Catch.  More...

Did Queen Elizabeth I come to Nunney?

Wax impression of the Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

In August 1574 Queen Elizabeth I left Bristol to travel to Longleat. What route did she take – and did it take her through Nunney?  More...

When electricity came to Nunney

Nunney was first introduced to the wonders of electricity on Thursday 20 February 1868, when John Fussell fired a cannon in the packed back room at The George at Nunney.  More...

Charabancs: a grand day out

charabanc

Charabancs were a familiar sight in Nunney until the 1950s. The village itself had regular charabanc outings too.  More...

An explosive court case

Nunney rectory, 1860

When Rev. John Challen made improvements to the rectory in Nunney, his attempts at digging a well landed a man in court in 1876.  More...

How Nunney Castle was saved

Nunney Castle

Nunney Castle partially collapsed a century ago. It was touch and go whether it would be lost forever.  More...

Discovering St George

Woodcut Frontispiece from Alexander Barclay's "Lyfe of Seynt George" Westminster 1515

In 1895 a wall painting of England’s patron saint St George was discovered in All Saints Church.  More...

Penny's Mill, Nunney

Stay at Penny’s Mill bed and breakfast

Stay at Penny’s Mill is a luxury bed and breakfast run by former cookery school owner Rosie Davies.  More...

The George Inn

Castle Suite at The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney is a 17th century country inn in the centre of Nunney with an excellent reputation for food and hospitality.  More...

The Hermitage Nunney

hermitage nunney

The Hermitage Nunney is a charming property dating back to 1750. It oozes character and is the perfect base to admire the picturesque beauty of Somerset.  More...

Moat & Turret ‘Cafe by the Castle’

moat turret nunney

Nunney cafe Moat & Turret ‘Cafe by the Castle’ is a dog-friendly place to enjoy hot and cold drinks, homemade More...

Ola BarbeQue

ola barbeque nunney

Ola BarbeQue Bar & Grill Restaurant serves a delicious range of Mediterranean foods with a takeaway and delivery More...

The George Inn

The George at Nunney

The George at Nunney is a country inn with a strong reputation for food and hospitality, located opposite Nunney More...

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe

Nunney Catch Transport Cafe is a truck stop with truck parking for 16 lorries, but it is also popular with Nunney More...

Recommended restaurants around Nunney

Bistro Lotte Frome

If you fancy a bite to eat outside Nunney, here are our tips for great restaurants in the area.  More...

Shops at the edge of the market square, by Charles D P Miller on Flickr Salisbury

Salisbury is a cathedral city with lots of shops, a large market and loads of charm....

Bath Bath

Bath is a World Heritage City famous for its Roman baths and Georgian splendour, but it...

Cobbled streets at Catherines Hill in Frome, Somerset Frome

Frome is a charming market town that was recently rated the best place to live in...

Stourhead Gardens Stourhead

Stourhead is a National Trust property that includes a Palladian mansion, village and great landscape gardens....

Cheddar Gorge, by Luke Andrew Scowen 2009 (Flickr) Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is England’s largest gorge and, with its weathered crags and pinnacles, one of our...

Wells Cathedral, by netNicholls (Flickr) Wells

Wells is the smallest city in England – excluding the City of London – and Somerset’s...

Gentle exercise

Pilates

Did you know that you can join gentle exercise classes at Nunney Village Hall every week?  More...

Pottery classes at Nunney Pottery

New 6-week pottery courses start in September at the Nunney Pottery on Church Street, run by Kim Birchall...

Self-drive tours

What better way to explore Somerset, Wiltshire and the Cotswolds than in a beautiful classic car?..

Walks in and around Nunney

Nunney Castle walks are popular not just because of the stunning countryside and heritage, but also the village’s proximity to the..

Grants available for community projects

Mendip District Council

Funding is now available for community projects in the Mendip Hills area, including Nunney.  More...

Nunney Area Car Scheme

David Golby is the coordinator of the Nunney Area Car Scheme, a volunteer driving service run by and for Nunney residents...

Nunney Community SpeedWatch

Are you fed up with motorists speeding through Nunney? Why not do something about it and volunteer for SpeedWatch?..

Nunney guide launched

The new 52-page full-colour Visit Nunney guide to Nunney Castle and village at Nunney Fayre is now on sale...
Nunney

Nunney – a great place to live and work

Nunney has a vibrant community life, well-run schools, low crime and unemployment rates and a terrific location, making it a great..
The Salthouse, Nunney

The Salthouse Nunney

The Salthouse Nunney offers a welcoming, engaging space for people to come together to work, share, learn, be creative and grow...
Nunney First School

Apply for school places now

Parents and carers of children due to start or transfer school in September 2019 can now apply using the online application..
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