Welcome to Ilchester, Somerset, England!
Our not-so-sleepy village nestling in the heart of the English countryside is packed full of history, archaeology, and present day interest - and good places to eat and drink. We hope you will be able to visit soon and stay awhile.

These pages are here not only to help the visitor find out a little about Ilchester, but also to help and inform the local community about what's going on and who's organising what, when and where. You will also find out who's on the Parish Council, and the minutes of the monthly Parish Council meetings.

 Latest News

The Annual Parish Council meeting will take place in the town hall at 7pm on Thursday 11th April. The Parish council meeting will follow immediately after.

Are you a new student? Check the IRINEC page in the Community section to learn something that may be to your advantage!


The following link will guide you to the Flood Wessex latest newsletter for information on flooding and flood prevention.

 Podimore to Ilchester Dual Carriageway

Highways England has launched a consultation process relating to the proposed dualling of the A303 between Podimore and Ilchester and the link road to the M5 motorway at Taunton. For details of the proposed routes, the planning process and public consultation, please click the links below:

Ilchester 100

Ilchester will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war, Details will be posted as they are confirmed - please Click here for a link for the latest information.