The Heart of the Community
Villagers gathered together in the Playing Field to enjoy the Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations in June 2012. Photograph by Jess Streeter.

Village Logo

We are hugely indebted to Ignition Strategic Design, Bath, for the design of our village logo and who also took into consideration that this should evoke a strong sense of place, differentiating Bulkington from other parishes and in particular our namesake in Warwickshire. www.ignition.uk.com





Welcome to the website pages for our village community of Bulkington in Wiltshire

- an idyllic rural location nestling on the edge of Salisbury Plain and with a choice of three market towns of Trowbridge, Devizes and Melksham wihin a 10 minute drive, and two of England’s most attractive cities – Salisbury and Bath nearby.


Bulkington Parish Council

The minutes of the meeting on January 10th 2018 are now on the website, and the minutes of the meeting on 21st March will be published here as soon as they are available.

The next meeting of the Parish Council is on 30 May 2018 at 19.00 in the Village Hall; this meeting is in 2 parts and will consist of - The Annual Parish Meeting at 7p.m., followed by The Annual Meeting of the Council - Election of Chairman, and Final Accounts if available.

BULKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL needs to appoint a CLERK and Responsible Finance Officer

Responsible for Minute-taking, Correspondence and preparation of Accounts for presentation to Auditors.
There are 6 Parish Council Meetings in May, July, September, November, January and March, plus up to 4 Planning Meetings and 1 Final Accounts Meeting if needed, usually in April.
Apply to the Chairman: Mrs A Read, Plain View, 12 Bulkington, Devizes SN10 1SJ


Great Bulkington Railway - big success

Yesterdays’ Open Day was incredibly well attended by the public and very successful (financially) - but very hard work for all the crew – For once, all our publicity appears to have worked 100%. The weather was chilly but dry - All the crew were just about on their knees by around 1600 hrs after 89 trips (just under 17 miles) around the track. I was very grateful to our guest visitors Ralph & Rachael for taking on some of the driver and guard duties in our hour of need. Everyone worked really hard to satisfy the endless demands for rides which started before we were even open at 1300 hrs. Thankfully, all our happy visitors went home just after 1600 hours! The Peak 45 (with its new large batteries) worked for the entire afternoon faultlessly - but the Class 20 (with its smaller batteries  needed replacement batteries after an hour or two necessitating relief by the small Class 8, 0-6-0 Shunter which only has 3 motors. Unfortunately the Class 8 failed, and had to be taken off for repairs. Happily the Class 20’s batteries had been replaced so we were able to keep the service going, albeit with a long queue going halfway down the garden. I am exceedingly grateful for all the efforts everyone put into running the railway and catering yesterday.
Financial results for GBR Open Day 01 April 2018.The total monies raised and available to bank from the GBR Open Day on 01 April 2018 was £359.55 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance.


Gilbert & Sullivan in Keevil

Seend Link Scheme

run by volunteers for the community to assist people who cannot access private or public transport. Contact Seend Link Coordinator for further information 07532 055560. Parishes and places covered by this link scheme are: Seend, Inmarsh, Martinslade, Redstocks, Seend Cleeve, Sells Green, The Stocks, Bulkington and Poulshot.

Volunteers are needed to help provide this valuable service to people in the community, many of whom are frail or elderly, to access vital medical and social services.

RAF Keevil Planned Flying Times

24th April – 15th May 2017  A mixture of ground forces and helicopters will operate at Keevil. The Exercise Commander has advised that the majority of flying should take place 1200-0400L daily.

Now published on RAF Brize Norton website or Keevil Local Area Flying. 

Wiltshire Council Reporting

Did you know that you can report any number of issues to Wiltshire Council using their My Wiltshire Online Form. You can also download the My Wiltshire App for iPhone and iPad.







Recent Goings On
  • Bulkington's History Update

    A History of the Parish of Bulkington has recently been added to the Wiltshire History website by Wiltshire Council's Community History Group. This is a comprehensive look at the Parish and it's community throughout its history. Read more on our History page.


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