Monday, 6 April 2015

Somerset mini break

Happy Easter everyone! Sion is sleeping off "a few quiet beers" so I thought I would take a few minutes to show you briefly what our Easter weekend was like.

We headed to Bridgwater in Somerset for three nights camping at The Secret Valley organic farm and campsite. We arrived at 7.30pm on Thursday so quickly unloaded the car and headed to a local pub for a cheat dinner before stocking up with breakfast supplies ready for the following day.

On Friday we were greeted with a drizzly, grey sky but we had brought our waterproofs and walking boots so headed to Wells for a charity shop rummage and walk through the cathedral buildings.



Saturday afternoon we drove through the countryside and came across an open day at an animal rescue centre. I fell in love with this little lady - 


Once we got back to the campsite we waited for the wine and marshmallow delivery (yes really!) before tucking into our steak dinner and retiring inside for a film and early night.


Saturday was a slightly brighter day so we headed off for an explore around the nearby Hestercombe Gardens and some sea air at Dunster.




Of course there was another BBQ in the evening with some beautiful wine from the farm's vineyard!

We travelled home on Sunday and got the boring jobs out of the way ready for a hopefully sunny day today!

Over the next week I'll be writing more detailed posts about our campsite and Hestercombe Gardens but that's all for now, particularly as I'm doing this from my tablet and I'm pretty sure I'll be reformatting this all tomorrow!

I hope your weekends have been fun-filled, chocolate-fuelled ones?! Until next time...



8 comments:

  1. I'm a huge fan of mini breaks, looks like this one was just the ticket for you. #MagicMoments

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    1. It was lovely Fiona, we seem to be taking more & more beaks in the UK rather than abroad...there's just so much to see!

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  2. I've never been to Wells, it looks very pretty. Happy Easter x

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    1. We've been twice now and I'm sure we'll find ourselves back there...if only for a charity shop rummage!!

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  3. This looks so amazing! I live at Somerset and theres still so many places that I need to see like this one! #magicmoments

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    1. Thank you Merlinda, I hope you get some time to go exploring soon x

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  4. Carrie this sounds like such a fantastic adventure! i would love this!
    Thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments (sorry i am late)

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    1. Thanks Jamie - it was brilliant, they have pods that sleep up to 4 people I think and there was so much room to run around & explore - the kids would love it! x

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