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 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.

150th anniversary of the opening of the Tyndale Monument

On 1st October 2016 there will be a celebration on Nibley Knoll at 2pm. There will be music from Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band. North Nibley Chapel will host a marathon reading from the Tyndale Bible from noon Friday to noon Saturday 1st.

Evening Concert - 1st October

A concert of music from the present day back to the Time of William Tyndale will be held in St. Martin's Church from 7pm in the evening.

The Countryside Code

Please respect the local community and other people using the outdoors. Remember your actions can affect people's lives and livelihoods. Protecting the natural environment means taking care not to damage features such as plants and trees. For more information see The Countryside Code.