Monthly Archives: August 2018

Like a nice beach? There are plenty in Somerset…

Exmoor has the highest coastal cliffs, designated a Heritage Coast, in England, and it also has the longest stretch of naturally wooded coastline in the whole of the British Isles. But if that wasn’t enough, it has some rather lovely beaches to enjoy too and some allow dogs all year round as well. Here’s a […]

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A taste of the Orient

Many oriental vegetables are being brought to the west and are becoming more and more popular, says John, who is not only Head Chef, but also looks after the hotel’s kitchen garden. This is partly because they are easy to grow and also because they are very tasty. These leafy plants are very similar to […]

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We’re backing second Dark Skies Festival

We’re backing Exmoor’s second Dark Skies Festival from October 20 until November 4 (2018) with a Pie at Night Stargazing evening on November 1. During the event expert astronomer, Seb Jay will be on hand with his telescopes to guide guests through the night sky. Those who don’t have a telescope can have one-to-one sessions […]

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