The fertile meadows and farmland of this region come alive in spring. Awake to the gentle sounds of cattle, and enjoy the spectacle of new-born lambs gamboling amidst some of the most attractive landscapes in the UK.
The county is an ideal summertime glamping destination for a family holiday. With mellow weather, rustic beauty in full flower and a wealth of local arts festivals. Kids' events and fairs range from Glastonbury to the Priddy Folk Festival. Explore quaint and colourful villages and evocative historic towns like Wells and Taunton. Sample local produce from a host of farmers' markets and discover why the region is famous for its cider and dairy produce.
In the heart of the Mendips' Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the 1,000 acres of Cheddar Gorge Collection stretch along Cheddar Gorge. From your tent are views sweeping and stunning and walks vigorous and varied. Don't miss meeting and feeding the sheep, goats, and chickens too! For a trip out to the beach, Weston-super-Mare is only a half-hour away. If you feel like exploring, try the stunning 45-minute valley walk to Cheddar. Visit the home of its last cheese producer, the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company. Glastonbury, in Arthurian legend the island of Avalon, is 30 mins away, while beautiful Bath and buzzing Bristol are close by too.
Within the beautiful area of the Somerset Levels lies Glastonbury Collection. The collection lies at the end of a single track called Wood Drove and offers a wide selection of walks for those keen on outdoor activities. These areas are perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling. The town of Glastonbury is only 30 minutes away and the Glastonbury Festival is held not far from this location every year!
The charming Wambrook Farm, based around a listed farmhouse, can be found in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s just 30 minutes from the beach at Lyme Regis, known to the locals as ‘the pearl of Dorset’. Wambrook is a sustainable organic farm with sheep, pedigree herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle, wheat and barley crops. Sedum matting for environmentally friendly roofs is also grown here, and has been for the past 15 years.