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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Penselwood

Visit Penselwood PlacesVisit Penselwood places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Penselwood places to visit. A unique way to experience Penselwood’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Penselwood as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Penselwood is a village and civil parish in the English county of Somerset. It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) north east of Wincanton, 4 miles south east of Bruton, 4. miles west of Mere, and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Gillingham. The south-east of the parish borders Zeals and Stourhead in Wiltshire and Bourton in Dorset. When you visit Penselwood, Walkfo brings Penselwood places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Penselwood Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Penselwood

Visit Penselwood – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 20 audio plaques & Penselwood places for you to explore in the Penselwood area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Penselwood places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Penselwood history

A couple of miles north of the village is Kenwalch’s Castle, an Iron Age hill fort which may be the location of the Battle of Peonnum in 658, mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. The English also made a stand here against the Viking invader Cnut the Great in 1016.

Why visit Penselwood with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Penselwood PlacesYou can visit Penselwood places with Walkfo Penselwood to hear history at Penselwood’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Penselwood has 20 places to visit in our interactive Penselwood map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Penselwood, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Penselwood places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Penselwood & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 20 audio facts unique to Penselwood places in an interactive Penselwood map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Penselwood Places Map
20 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Penselwood tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Penselwood


Best Penselwood places to visit

Penselwood has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Penselwood’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Penselwood’s information audio spots:

Penselwood photo Wyndham’s Oak
Wyndham’s Oak is a pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) tree in Silton, Dorset. It was one of a number of oaks that historically marked the boundary of Selwood Forest and Gillingham Forest, a medieval hunting ground. The tree is up to 1,000 years old, and is the oldest tree in the county of Dorset.
Penselwood photo Church of St Lawrence, Cucklington
The Anglican Church of St Lawrence in Cucklington, Somerset, was built in the 13th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Penselwood photo Church of St Michael and All Angels, Penselwood
The Anglican Church of St Michael and All Angels was built in the 15th century. It is a Grade II* listed building in Penselwood, Somerset.
Penselwood photo Cockroad Wood Castle
Cockroad Wood Castle was a castle near Wincanton but now in the parish of Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, England. It is located in Charlton Musgrove Parish Cockroad Wood Castle.
Penselwood photo Kenwalch’s Castle
Kenwalch’s Castle is probably an Iron Age hill fort that may have been converted into a Roman fortress. It is believed to be named after Cenwalh of Wessex. The site straddles the modern border between Somerset and Wiltshire, and is within Castle Wood which covers its defences and interior.

Visit Penselwood plaques

Penselwood Plaques 0
Penselwood has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Penselwood plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Penselwood using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Penselwood plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.