Somerset

Exploring the Quantocks – Cothelstone Hill

Exploring the Quantocks – Cothelstone Hill

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 drive away, and well…

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Fossil Hunting at Kilve Beach

Fossil Hunting at Kilve Beach

Only around a forty minute drive from the yurts, will get you to the stunningly rugged North Somerset coast. Even on an overcast and windy day, the kids absolutely love getting to the beach and the adventure and excitement of fossil hunting! We managed to find a fair few fossils on large rocks, but will…

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Yurt Meadow Mown and Baled

Yurt Meadow Mown and Baled

A busy morning at the yurts  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 🙂…

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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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