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.

Nibley Music Festival 2017

The friendliest music festival - 30th June 1st July. The theme this year is Superheroes and Villains.

Warend Hill Road Closure

Between 20th March and 7th April. The road will be closed on some days during this period to allow works for BT/Openreach. This is to enable the connection of a Fibre Broadband cabinet.

150th anniversary of the opening of the Tyndale Monument

On 1st October 2016 there was a celebration on Nibley Knoll. North Nibley Chapel hosted a marathon reading from the Tyndale Bible and on Saturday there was an exhibition and refreshments in the Chapel. A concert of music from the present day back to the Time of William Tyndale was held in St. Martin's Church.

New Parish Council Website

The new official website of North Nibley Parish Council can be found HERE.