Cucklington, Somerset

Welcome to the website for the village of Cucklington in Somerset. Its aim is to provide information on the Parish, its history, governance and items of interest taking place in the area.

The Parish of Cucklington lies on the south eastern edge of the county of Somerset bordering Dorset and Wiltshire, nestled in a beautiful rural setting just south of the A303, the main trunk road to South West England.

The Parish is mentioned in the Domesday book and dates back to the Anglo-Saxon period. The village clusters around the Church of St. Lawrence overlooking the beautiful Blackmore Vale, an area made famous by the books of Thomas Hardy. Cucklington lies 3 miles from the market towns of Wincanton in Somerset and Gillingham in Dorset.

Close by is Stourhead the stunning National Trust house and garden, as well as the attractive towns of Shaftesbury and Sherborne, barely 30 minutes drive away.

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