East Knoyle is a thriving community of some 700 people in the county of Wiltshire

Situated in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Warminster and Shaftesbury, just off the A350 and only a couple of miles from the A303, East Knoyle is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Sir Christopher Wren in 1632.

If you live locally, we hope you will find this an informative and useful resource. To visitors from further afield we welcome you to this window on life in East Knoyle and it's surrounding Hamlets. If you have ideas and wish to contribute to the site, perhaps with photographs, share news, to record or post an event or something which you feel is currently missing and would improve it, please do so by contacting us.

Our Village Website has been planned and created in partnership with East Knoyle Parish Council.


St Mary’s Church East Knoyle is one of six churches in the St Bartholomew’s Benefice ...

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Moviola is a rural cinema which screens current feature films in the Village Hall once a month ...

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Opened in 2006 by Terry Pratchett, Wren’s Shop and Post Office has gone from strength to strength ...

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Gallery: Living in such a beautiful and vibrant village is something that is well worth celebrating ...

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Need to find a comfortable bed and breakfast in East Knoyle or the surrounding area ...

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The Parish Council

The Parish Council has 11 elected members who meet monthly in the village hall ...

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What's happening in East Knoyle? Keep your diary up to date by visiting the Events page ...

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The East Knoyle History Trail

The East Knoyle World War One History Trail - click below for much more detail

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Village Hall Sign Post

East Knoyle Village Hall is a Grade II listed building located near the Church ...

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Where's East Knoyle?

East Knoyle is positioned on the A350 and 2 miles from the A 303.