Welcome to the Sutton Veny Web Site

Sutton Veny lies in the beautiful Wylye Valley between Salisbury and Bath, and is approximately 2 miles from the town of Warminster in Wiltshire. Longleat House and Safari Park are close by as well as Centre Parcs. To find or travel to Sutton Veny - a map is here.

The village is steeped in history and was a concentration area during the 1st World War for units going to and from France. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has a Cemetery beside St Johns Church with Australian soldiers who died mainly from the influenza epidemic in 1918. The picture gallery here contains some wonderful postcards and photographs of the period.

This web site has a wealth of local information. Hover your mouse over the menu at the top of the page and explore. If you have any historical information for this site or have any comments then please let me know through the contact form.

If you are new to the village there is a Newcomers Page just for you.

Some of the Interesting Information on this Site:


25 April 2013 was Anzac Day. Sutton Veny Primary School conducted a commemorative service in the Sutton Veny Australian Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery which was filmed by ABC News Australia. Visit that page on this site to see the video clip and read the comments from those who saw it in our Guest Book. If you wish to add any more comments in the Guest Book about this or anything else then please do so.

The pages on Sutton Veny War Memorial have been updated from a newspaper article of the Dedication Ceremony on 15th February 1920.

- St Leonard's Church in Sutton Veny, which is largely in ruins, still has its chancel dating from 1700.

- Read about Sutton Veny in World War 1

- Pictures of Sutton Veny from the 1st World War including nearby Army Camps.
Latest News

The April 2014 Village Hall Newsletter is now available.

Village Hall 10 am Sat 26 April - the Village Clear Up in preparation for the Best Kept Village Award. Bags, gloves and pickers provided. Please bring all the family - it should only take an hour or so.

Please note the yearly Sunday Anzac Service will take place in St Johns, Sutton Veny, on 27th April at 3 pm.

Wiltshire Council publish a weekly newsletter for Town and Parish Councils which you might find of interest. The link is on the Sutton Veny Parish Council page. If you wish to bring a matter to the attention of Sutton Veny Parish Council then please visit the Sutton Veny Parish Council page and email accordingly.

A mown labyrinth/reflective path has been made on the extension to St Johns Church, Sutton Veny. More details on the Sutton Veny Churches page.

Please visit the new Sutton Veny Facebook Page and see the lovely photos of Sutton Veny in the summer and autumn. We have a Blog, a Message Board and are on Twitter as well. Please click icons below.