North Nibley

Local Interest


Local Area

NORTH NIBLEY, a parish in the hundred of Upper Berkeley, in the county of Gloucestershire, between Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Tyndale Monument is visible from many miles away and is a useful landmark for anyone approaching the village from North, South or West. North Nibley has a thriving Church of England Primary school. The village is of considerable antiquity, and was formerly famed for the manufacture of woollen cloth.

The last battle between private armies fought on English soil was at Nibley Green on 20th March, 1469/70 between William, Lord Berkeley, and Thomas, Lord Lisle with a combined force of more than 1,000 men. The village is famously associated with William Tyndale, who translated The Bible into English.

Solar farm at Wick

The company planning the solar farm at Colin Rea's farm, Bloombridge, are holding a drop-in consultation event on Tuesday 29th April from 4-7pm at North Nibley Village Hall. If you object to 98 acres of solar panels on you doorstep then make sure to attend.

Horse Riders and cyclists

Some horse riders and cyclists are using the Cotswold Way by Brackenbury Ditches. This section is a footpath only and is clearly marked with yellow arrows. Bridleways (marked by blue arrows) can be used by horse riders and cyclists.

Beware Computer Scam

Do not be fooled by telephone callers saying they have detected a problem with your computer. Do not follow their instructions to allow them access to your computer.