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 – Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR Yatton Keynell PARISH OF YATTON KEYNELL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the Resignation Councillor Ralph Whittaker, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council. If by 26 July, 2018 (14 days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors from the Parish of Yatton Keynell, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option. If an election is called, it will take place not later than 1 October, 2018. Dated 6 July, 2018 Dr Carlton Brand Returning Officer Electoral Services, Wiltshire Council County Hall Bythesea Road Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 8JN   Posted by: Mr Ian Plowman 23 John Aubrey Close Yatton Keynell SN14 7EG... read more

Parish Council Meeting – Minutes 4th June 2018

Yatton Keynell Parish Council MINUTES OF A FULL MEETING OF YATTON KEYNELL PARISH COUNCIL Monday 4th June 2018 Present: Cllr A Parker (Chair), Cllr. M Crookall, Cllr. C. Grainger, Cllr. M Green, Cllr K Jones, Cllr. F. Plowman, Cllr M Woodcock and Ian Plowman (Clerk) Apologies: Cllr R Whittaker Also Present: 3 Members of the public 1. PUBLIC GALLERY Mary Pope introduced herself to the council and was unanimously co-opted to serve on the Parish Council. 2. REGISTER OF INTERESTS None Declared 3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE Cllr R Whittaker 4. MINUTES OF THE LAST PARISH COUNCIL Minutes of the Meetings – 14th May 2018 Signed By: Cllr A Parker 5. REGISTER OF ACTION Market Cross Tree plaques budget of £140 agreed. 6. PLANNING Wiltshire Housing Site Allocation Plan Cllr J Scott has reconfirmed that she is committed to ensure that access to the land to the east of Farrells Field, known as site 482 to be direct from B4039. Parish Council to make a further submission to emphasis the drainage issues at the South end of the village and that vehicle access must only be direct from B4039. 18/04901/TCA – Fell 2 poplars Grove Lane, Yatton Keynell No objection – Majority Verdict 7. AREA BOARD ISSUE – 6324 – Long Dean Lane Unanimously agreed to support a local resident’s request to investigate whether it is possible to add more passing points. 8. CLERK & FINANCE Electricity, following price increase by current supplier SSE it was agreed to change supplier to First Utility, (post meeting it was agreed to change to Scottish Power). Payments Authorised: I J Plowman – £... 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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