26 Oct 2020

Visit Somerset are promoting a range of fun ideas this October Half Term and I particularly love their suggestion for an alternative to Trick or Treat… “Sadly it looks as though Trick or Treat traditions will not be happening this year due to the safety precautions around Covid-19. Therefore…

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21 Oct 2020

Our visiting fishing coach, Martin, has been a great hit with guests over the summer months and so we have arranged two days during half term when guests can learn essential and helpful skills. Rods, nets and bait will be provided free of charge and there will be no…

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23 Sep 2020

We recently welcomed back David and Andrea O’Sullivan and again David had me spell bound as he talked with a deep passion and affection for one of our more slippery Mill Meadow residents! The life cycle of the humble, and now rare Eel is fascinating and we are very…

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22 Feb 2020

Suzanne & I met up with Abbey Ling of Ling Shooting¬†last week as we linked up to provide another Great Experience for guests at Somerset premier clay shooting venue, 30 minutes from their Mill Meadow Lodge. We were very impressed with the facilities and privileged to be able to…

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15 Feb 2020

Remember this guest, well he/she was recognised from our posts and apparently has a backstory that goes back to 2013 when he/she was ringed at a location some 38 miles away (slightly less as the Great Tit flies). Some 7 years later he/she turns up at Mill Meadow. Now…

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06 Feb 2020

Our guests enjoy the wonderful lake and wildlife areas here at Mill Meadow¬† We are now delighted to confirm that we have linked with Secret World Wildlife Rescue to provide Mill Meadow as a release site for some of the numerous wild animals taken into their care throughout the…

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01 Jan 2020

With Christmas and the New Year behind us here in Somerset folk eagerly await the festivities of the Wassail an evening of traditional ceremony, friendship, fun, dancing and of course the all important cider. Local cider maker Sheppy’s will host their Wassail 2020 on Friday 17th January and we…

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14 Dec 2019

We are always delighted when we can work with other local businesses but our latest link is a particularly sweet success. When Suzanne and I met proprietor Kellie at a local craft fayre we were easily converted to her products, well it is home made chocolate and it is…

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08 Dec 2019
Christmas ornament house on tree

Still stuck for ideas what to give that someone special this Christmas why not book a stay at Mill Meadow in 2020 and treat someone you love. Or are you or someone you know working over the holidays (including those hardworking Christmas hosts) who really deserves a big thank…

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12 Oct 2019

Half term activities do not have to cost the earth, remember your own childhood and the simple pleasures? Here are some great ideas that will not cost the earth. Leaf and nut collecting in Great Wood on the Quantock Hills for collage work or tree identification Fossil hunting on…

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