A Day Trip to Hestercombe Gardens

last updated: June 07, 2023

Are you and your family are thinking about a glamping holiday in Somerset?

We've got a few ideas of days out for you: one of which is Hestercombe.

We are incredibly lucky at Somerset Yurts, to be very close to a number of fabulous places to visit. The closest to …

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Exploring Fyne Court

last updated: June 06, 2023

If you're looking for a glamping holiday with your children this summer, and are wondering about days out and activities you could do from our glamping site a lovely place that's really nearby is Fyne Court.

We go there a few times most years with our kids (now 12,10 …

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Dunster Castle: a fab day out with the kids

last updated: May 09, 2023

Dunster Castle main entrance

Dunster Castle is about a 45 minute drive from the Yurts. We took our family there for a day out during the Easter holidays.

It’s a pretty spectacular place.

There’s been a castle on the site for over 1000 years, which started as a Saxon stronghold, and developed …

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Exploring the Quantocks - Cothelstone Hill

last updated: June 25, 2022

Somerset Yurts is set on our dairy farm at the foot of the Quantock Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). The Quantocks were actually the first designated AONB, and are a truly breathtaking part of our countryside in the South West.

Cothelstone Hill is just 5 miles / 15 minute …

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Fossil Hunting at Kilve Beach

last updated: March 23, 2017

If you're staying with us with your family and kids and are looking for ideas for days out - a great option is the North Somerset coast. Only around a forty minute drive from the glamping site, will get you to the stunningly rugged North Somerset coast. Even on an overcast …

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Spring Adventures at Hestercombe Gardens

last updated: April 14, 2015

Spring is well and truly in the air (finally!) and over the Easter Holidays I took the boys to explore Hestercombe Gardens. We haven't been since last Summer, so it was lovely to see how it looked in the Spring time. There was a lot more colour than I had …

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We had no idea what a treat we were in for, this is glamping at its absolute – yet affordable – best

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