10 Apr 2019

We have restocked our lake adding to our excellent stock of carp and other coarse fish and up to two guests can fish for free when you book into Goldcrest Lodge. Perfect for two guests Goldcrest is a matter of yards from the lakeside tranquility and private fishing. For…

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24 Mar 2019

If you are struggling for ideas for Mothers Day gifts then why not treat mum to a stay at Mill Meadow in 2019, here are 6 great traditional and less traditional ideas. Afternoon Tea at Daisy Cottage or Hestercombe Gardens Pamper your mum with a visit from the Green Pamper Company…

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27 Jan 2019

If you prefer to avoid the crowds, not have to wait for space in the hot tub or sauna and choose when you want your therapy  then a Mill Meadow Personal Spa break could be a perfect fit. Most of our lodges have their own private hot tub but…

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23 Jan 2019

There is always something for everyone at Mill Meadow and Valentines is no different. Walk hand in hand through the amazing Snowdrop Valley – Saturday 2 February to Sunday 3 March Enjoy a romantic meal at one of our local restaurants Stroll and picnic on the stunning Quantock Hills…

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17 Jan 2019

It’s official Exmoor is the No 1 UK destination for 2019, according to Timeout, and its on our doorstep. In fact as I write this I am looking out at the edge of the moor. Apart from the stunning countryside, abundant nature, moorland with nature reserves, ancient burial grounds,…

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01 Jan 2019
Revellers enjoying the Wassail

If you are in Somerset this January and a cheery crowd shout out “waes hael” be sure  to reply with equal vigour “drinc hael”. A few words of old English that are still part of traditional Wassailing an ancient custom that involves drinking cider, singing to the trees in the…

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21 Dec 2018
Christmas ornament house on tree

A few great experience gift ideas for this Christmas Fishing at Mill Meadow Canoeing, coasteering, forest skills with Somerset Adventures Pampering from The Green Pamper Company A visit and tour at Sheppy’s Cider A day at Taunton Races Take in a match at Somerset County Cricket Pony trekking on…

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09 Nov 2018

Love it or not the Christmas is on its way like an unstoppable steam train (check out West Somerset Railway) and Mill Meadow offers plenty of opportunities get into the best of the seasonal spirit: Rural Living Christmas Show – 17th& 18thNovember 2018  Minutes from Mill Meadow, this very…

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24 Oct 2018

3.11.18 Staplegrove Bonfire & Fireworks 2018 Taunton’s Largest Bonfire & Fireworks Spectacle. Gates open at 18:00, bonfire lit at 19:00, fireworks at 19:30. Hot Food, Drinks, Entertainment, Flashing Novelties, Sparkler Area, Toilets, FREE Car Park Manor Road, Staplegrove, Taunton, TA2 6AP – entrance signposted from the Post Office Adults £5, Children…

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10 Oct 2018

Exmoor and the Quantocks offer the most picturesque night skies for you to study or just gaze at and reflect on the wonders they hold. So take advantage of our amazing off season rates this Autumn and share in this natural light show. http://www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/enjoying/stargazing/dark-skies-festival

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