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Old Summer Dairy
A secluded site with luxury cabin for 4 and bell tents in a private field in Somerset. Good for families + groups
West Lydford Somerset, England UK
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Old Summer Dairy offers a tranquil, secluded and beautiful haven with an abundance of wildlife for a lovely country retreat in West Lydford. Onsite there are a range of sizes of bell tents for special occasions in your own field and a timber framed log cabin offering luxurious and off-grid accommodation for 4/5.
The surrounding area - including woods, fields and beautiful meadows - is renowned for cycle routes as part of the National Cycle Network. Various National Trust gardens are within easy reach and there are a number of local nature reserves. Popular attractions to keep the whole family entertained include Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor, Clarks village, RNAS Yeovilton, Haynes Motor museum, Wells Cathedral and near by cities such as Bath, Bristol or Exeter.
The timber framed log cabin for 4/5 offers a light and luxurious back to basics self- catering experience but with all mod cons as well. It has its own wildflower meadow and fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. There are 2 double sleeping lofts and 1 single which are accessed via step ladders. There is a kitchen area with gas cooker, fridge, microwave, kettle, crockery and cutlery as well as dining table and chairs. Outside is an under cover space with a BBQ for inside/outside living. There is a shower room with toilet and sink on the ground floor.
Bedding and towels are provided. No smoking. Cot or high chair available upon request. A 4m Bell Tent can be sited close by with 2 single beds for 2 extra people by arrangement, costing £25 a night, or a 6m Bell Tent for £100 a night.
Old Summer Dairy also offers luxury 6m bell tents for 4 in a secluded field. It is ideal for couples, families or for larger groups. The main 6m bell tents offer a double bed, 2 single chairbeds, storage space and a heater. Within the field is a timber framed block with bathroom and kitchen facilities and a decked area with canvas awning. There are 2 showers and 2 toilets, gas oven and fridge. All cooking utensils are provided.
Bedding and towels supplied. Cots and high chairs available by prior arrangement. Parking. No pets. No WiFi.
The Cabin price will be £250 for 2 nights and for 2 nights in a tent is £200 - although discounts apply to group bookings. There will also be a minimum 2 tent booking at weekends and peak holiday times.
Groups of up to 27 people possible. It may be possible to add extra camping guests to a group booking once the on site facilities are fully booked, for £5 per person per night.
Minimum 2 night stay. The campsite is closed from October until April but the cabin is available year round.
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