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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08 Jan 2019
Friends around a table raising a toast

Its what our guests say, but of course we agree, so why not meet at Mill Meadow in 2019. “Mill Meadow provided us with separate homes for both families plus homes for “the boys” and “the girls” and two more for various friends, giving us each a degree of…

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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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22 Oct 2018

Great value offer, Woodpecker Lodge is available for half term week from 26th October 2018 with massive 50% discount on the rental. Minimum stay 3 nights so get in touch with your dates and don’t delay. Why not add a half price hot tub as a real treat. E…

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17 Oct 2018

Halloween and Half term fast approaching,  and there are plenty of local activities to do from Mill Meadow for everyone. Save 30% on remaining dates between Friday 19th October and Monday 5th November with code HALFTERM18

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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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06 Oct 2018

Popular local childrens’ author Sue C Medcalf will very kindly be penning a series of short stories perfect for children (and adults) of all ages, here is her first offering so read on… The Mill Meadow Adventure Part 1 – A place in the Country Badger Itchybald Scratchet, (Itchy)…

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