Tag Archives: Wildlife

Don’t let those butterflies flutterby

To coincide with this year’s Big Butterfly Count from July 20 we’re growing nectar rich plants like lavender that support butterflies in our garden. Butterflies are fans of simple, open blooms and these can include bedding plants, perennials, flowering shrubs and bulbs, so there’s plenty to choose from if you’re planning some butterfly-friendly planting schemes […]

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Trees for bees – 15 tried and tested trees that provide food for bees

We’re all for gardening here and attracting wildlife to our garden too. We grow lots of fruit and vegetables in our kitchen garden to use in the restaurant but having healthy crops relies on encouraging pollinators to our plot. We also use Exmoor honey in our kitchen and guests who stay with us can even […]

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The call of the wild is coming from Somerset

If you’ve recently enjoyed the BBC’s Springwatch programme and like to get out and about watching wildlife, then we’d like to lure you to Somerset to get close to some of the county’s flora and fauna favourites, as well as enjoying some hearty, award-winning fare too. We’re offering a cosy but luxury base for those […]

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Weekend wildlife photography breaks on Exmoor

We’re inviting keen snappers to get up close to the flora and fauna on Exmoor with expert-led wildlife photography weekend stays at our place this autumn/winter. We have joined forces with the Exmoor Photographers network, of which our John is a member, and can arrange breaks that include one-to-one deer stalking and the chance to […]

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