Welcome to Monkton Combe Village Website
We are now told the below is postponed until
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are assured that all stakeholders will be
invited to a meeting before anything
happens. They are considering making one or
more local roads
one-way only. Three
months is the realistic timetable and this
work should do for the next 10-20 years.
Nothing will happen until at least after the
half-marathon - (2nd March). The closure is
likely to be mid-March to mid-June. Finally
they are determined to complete the work in
time for the summer.
Village Newsletter - April 2014 (.pdf)
Planning Application: For viewing
planning applications in your area go to
Council page - type in your address and
click "Find" - scroll down the page to find
all the planning applications in your area.
Page has lots of other useful information
Road Closureses within
the B&NES area can be
and a map view of current road works can be
Local Traffic Reports
Click on diamond shapes to view traffic report.
Left click on map and drag to choose new location.
Frixo Traffic Reports |
View All Motorways
About Monkton Combe
Read about the beauty of
the village and why people living there love
it so much. For those visiting the Bath area,
the village is well worth a visit with some
breathtaking views from the top of the hillsides.
There are a selection of walks you can follow
- and at the centre of the village you will
find the Wheelwright Arms - a welcoming place
for a meal or some light refreshments.ts.
History of the Village
Portrait of a Parish
- As a Millennium project, the Women's Institute
(W.I.) compiled a book called "Portrait of a
Parish". With input from residents past and
present - it describes the last 100 years of
Monkton Combe. A must to read! See how different
life was then compared to now. Read brief extracts
here, then click on the History link on left
to read more.
Walks in and around Monkton Combe
The countryside around here
is stunningly beautiful. There are a variety
of walks in the immediate area for you to explore.
Some are quite easy going, while others take
a bit more stamina.
Addition of a Village
Green - organised by Village Hall Committee
and the land kindly donated by Monkton Combe
Foot Bridge over
the Mill Leat - after a 20 year + absence,
thus enabling the footpath to be fully used.
Thanks to Parish Council and Colin Hudson
from B&NES. This was a Millennium Project.
The bridge is unofficially named
"Millennium Bridge" A
name plaque was added to the bridge in
20mph Speed Limit
- through village - organised by Monkton
Combe School and Parish Council as a joint
venture. Hopefully this will make vehicles
slow down when driving through the single
tracks and where roads are frequented by
Lock up - repairs
to the Lock up.
Playground - replacement
equipment and new safety flooring (summer
Here you will find a selection of photographs
taken in and around the village. If anyone has
any pictures they would like shown, then please
let me know via the contact page.