Welcome to Monksilver, West Somerset
Coastal walks of Cliffs and Sandy Beaches with views to South Wales. Woodland & Moorland Trails on the Quantock Hills. Dunster Castle (NT) & Old Cleeve Abbey. Historic Estates at Nettlecombe, Combe Sydenham and Orchard Wyndham nestling in the Brendon Hills. The Coleridge Way passes through the village, from valleys and rivers to Exmoor and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
References from 897, Monk’s wood. Cloth making in 16th/17th Centuries with victuallers. 322 residents in 1831 but now only 98 with the smallest Parish Council in UK that looks after many aspects of village life, from planning to Environment, Care for Community, Wildlife, Flora & Fauna
All Saints Church
Grade I, 12th Century Window but mainly 13/14th Century; mentioned in the Doomsday Book and dedicated in 1449. Under the Patronage of the Canons of Windsor since 1474. Carved Pew Ends include a hunting scene. The great Yew tree was probably planted in 1770. Quick, Cheerful Services
Built in 1993; Modern Facilities for large public or small private functions, Tarmac illuminated parking for 60 cars.
Surrounded by native trees and grassed areas. The Hall is used for a variety of organisations and village activities.
Notley Arms Inn
Rebuilt about 1870, refurbished in 2013 The Notley Arms Inn back to a traditional country Inn, mainly locally sourced food with warm fires and a beautiful garden. Simon and Caroline welcome you to the hub of a beautiful village on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. New B&B, Restaurant & Bar meals from early morning breakfast to evening dinners.