As confirmed by our slightly famous milestone, Yatton Keynell lies 97 miles from Hyde Park Corner, London, on the edge of the Cotswolds.

Mentioned in the Domesday book, Sir William Keynell gave the village its modern name in the 13th Century when he built St. Margaret’s Church, whilst John Aubrey Close takes its name from the antiquary and writer known for his work on Stonehenge and Avebury, locations only marginally more visitworthy than Yatton Keynell itself.

We’re proud of our school, pub, Post Office and Market Cross, the latter being the only example to be built in Wiltshire for centuries. This is not, though, the extent of our amenities, local groups and businesses, all of which make Yatton Keynell a sought-after location.

Whether you’re planning a visit, looking to relocate or simply searching for references to our tiny neighbour Tiddleywink; welcome to our website and to our village. We hope you enjoy your stay.

Latest News

Parish Council Meeting – Minutes 5th November 2018

Yatton Keynell Parish Council MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL Monday 5th November 2018 Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr M Green, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr M Pope, Cllr M Woodcock and Ian Plowman (Clerk) Also Present: 3 Members of the public 1. PUBLIC GALLERY Resident from Tiddleywink raised the issues of drainage grips being cut in the verge and its use as a walkway between Tiddleywink and the Village. It was pointed out that this was not a Parish council issue but a Highways maintenance issue. It was also explained that the issue has previously been raised Wiltshire Council and that as well as land ownership issues the verge was not wide enough to be made into a pavement. 2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS None Declared 3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE Cllr S Richards 4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the Meetings – 1st October 2018 Signed By: Cllr A Parker 5. REGISTER OF ACTION The Bell Inn, as no response has been received from Enterprise Inns and the wall remains in an unsafe state, agreement from the tenant will be sought to raise the issue with Wiltshire Council. Affordable Housing Needs Survey – Wiltshire Council have offered to undertake a survey in February/March 2019, unanimously agreed to proceed. Burial Ground Gate – two quotations have been received as the specifications were slightly different, it was agreed to ask for revised quotes for replacement of gate post, two gates (4ft & 6ft) and to include any spoil removal. Village Maintenance – tender document was agreed and will... read more

Parish Council Meeting – Agenda 3rd December 2018

Yatton Keynell Parish Council THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2018 AT 19:00 IN THE VILLAGE HALL Committee Room, YATTON KEYNELL Councillors are reminded of their duty to attend this meeting, and to consider their decisions in the light of the legislation on Discrimination and on Crime and Disorder. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting but may only speak in the 15 minutes set aside for public participation and to bring matters of concern to the attention of the Council. AGENDA 1. PUBLIC GALLERY 2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS 3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE 4. MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2018 5. REGISTER OF ACTIONS 6. PLANNING Persimmon proposed Development of Land to the East of Farrells Field 18/10466/TCA – Tree Work 4 Homefields 7. CLERK & FINANCE 8. COUNCILLORS QUESTIONS AND ITEMS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS THE NEXT MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 7th JANUARY 2019 AT... read more

Wiltshire Concessionary Bus Pass

From 01 January 2019, not all bus passes will be renewed automatically. This is because there are approximately 20,000 passes in circulation that have not been scanned on a bus prior to renewal, indicating that the pass has not been used. In these cases, the passes will not be automatically renewed. If your pass is not automatically renewed but you would still like to receive one to use in the future, please contact Wiltshire Council on 0300 456 0100 and we can arrange for your new pass to be issued. Wiltshire Council regrets that any charges which may occur on bus journeys are non-refundable. Please See attached Poster. ‘S STANDARD BUS PASS RENEWAL 2019... read more

Around the village

Wrong Way Round 2016

Yatton Keynell’s world-famous cycling event is back for 2016 with a choice of 2 routes to suit everyone from the casual cyclist to the fitness fanatic.

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Bybrook Pre-school

Our popular pre-school operates four days a week from the spacious Village Hall, with a toddler group on Fridays.

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Village Hall

The Village Hall is a modern purpose built building opened some 20 years ago which is available for hire for Wedding Receptions, Private Parties, Dances and other events.
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By Brook Valley School

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, By Brook Valley CE Primary School was built in 1998 when the schools of Biddestone, Nettleton and Burton, Castle Combe and Yatton Keynell joined together.
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The Bell Inn

This 17th Century Inn is situated in the centre of the village close to the Post Office, village shop and 13th Century church.
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St. Margaret's Church

St. Margaret’s is part of the By Brook Benefice, a group of nine rural parishes.
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