Posts by: Emma

A Day Trip to Hestercombe Gardens

A Day Trip to Hestercombe Gardens

We are incredibly lucky at Somerset Yurts, to be very close to a number of fabulous places to visit. One of the closest to us is Hestercombe Gardens, as its woodland comes right up next to our farm, and is viewable from the yurts – in fact you’ll watch the sun set over Hestercombe Wood…

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Yurt Meadow Mown and Baled

Yurt Meadow Mown and Baled

A busy morning at the yurts Β with another fully booked weekend, so all the yurts to make up. Lucky yurters again this weekend as there are nothing but blue skies forecast for a few days! Mark was also busy this week mowing the yurt field – this has been a bit overdue, so the grass…

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A Tour of the Yurts and Dutch Barn Facilities

A Tour of the Yurts and Dutch Barn Facilities

We thought it might be nice to show you around the yurt field, the yurts, and the facilities in the Dutch Barn – we hope it gives you a a bit of a feel for the place – somewhere to escape and unwind from the stresses of everyday life, recharging in beautiful rural surroundings πŸ™‚…

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Review Roundup!

Review Roundup!

We’ve been really lucky to have some guests review our yurts over the last couple of months. We love seeing how our guests spend their time at the yurts, and we think they do a great job of explaining exactly what glamping in a Yurt in Somerset is like! If you are wondering what it…

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Farm News – First Silage Cut

Farm News – First Silage Cut

Well it has been a very busy weekend on the farm as we finally managed to bring our first cut of silage in! Mark has been permanently watching the weather forecast to grab a two day rain-free run so that we can cut the 90 acres of grass one day and bring it in to…

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Mammasaurus – A Review of Somerset Yurts

Mammasaurus – A Review of Somerset Yurts

Another lovely review of the yurts! Annie Spratt of Mammasaurus and her family came to stay in Cherrygrove Yurt a couple of weeks ago – here’s what she had to say about her visit. Thank you Annie, for a lovely review – your words and photo’s perfectly capture the atmosphere of our yurt site πŸ™‚

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Somerset Yurts – Season Four!

Somerset Yurts – Season Four!

Wow, what a busy couple of month’s we’ve had getting the yurts ready for our fourth season! We can’t believe it’s season four already – only really feels like yesterday we opened for our very first guests in May 2011. We’re fully booked for the Easter break, but still have plenty of availability throughout May,…

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Winter Update

Winter Update

We hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and New Year? We certainly did, although it feels like ages ago now! As we move into February, we are already looking forward to the Spring, with a few new calves already being born – things are going to start getting hectic again on the farm! As you’ve…

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October – Yurt Takedown and Maize Harvest

October – Yurt Takedown and Maize Harvest

So October is here, and that means the end of the 2013 season, and time for the yurts to come down and hibernate for the Winter. We’ve had a fantastic sunny season, with lots of lovely guests, new and old. This year we have decided to take all the yurts down, to help them stay…

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