The Old Summer Dairy, West Lydford, Somerset

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Sleeps
5-31
Bedrooms
11
Dining
26
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Property Type: 
Glamping and Alternative
Quirky glamping site and log cabin, sleeping up to 31, perfect for hens, stags and families, near Glastonbury Tor

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Old Summer Dairy, West Lydford, Somerset, sleeps 5-31 in 11 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 31 in a log cabin and glamping accommodation (glamping open from Easter to mid September only)
The Cabin sleeps 5
5 x 6m bell tents sleep 4 each
1 x 4m bell tent sleeps 2
2 Crash Pads sleep 2 each

Ideal for families, hens and stags, weddings and reunions, Old Summer Dairy is 6 miles from Glastonbury, 1/2 hour drive from Cheddar Gorge, close to various National Trust properties and less than 2 hours from the Jurassic coast.

The timber framed log cabin was featured on Channel 4 'Cabins in the Wild' and sleeps up to 5 in 2 double and 1 single sleeping lofts accessed by stepladders. The cabin has a toilet and shower, kitchen/living area with TV and double sofa bed and a covered space outside with gas barbecue. With far reaching views to Glastonbury Tor, and lots of outdoor space with wildflowers.

The private glamping site has 5 large bell tents, each with a double bed and 2 single chair beds as well as a heater. A smaller tent has 2 single beds. There are also 2 'Crash Pads' which are like American covered wagons on legs (not wheels) with double mattresses in. These can be moved around the site as required. We provide all bedding, towels and toiletries as well as outdoor games, balls and kites.

The glamping site has a timber framed building with toilets and showers as well as a fully functioning kitchen facility. There is also a covered barn for outdoor dining and gathering, a barbecue area, hammocks for chilling and a fire pit in a natural wooded dell. There is space in this field for a marquee for weddings and the barn could double as a bar area.

An adjoining field sown with wild flowers offers a focal point Tipi with firebowl. This field is ideal for games and activities and also has space for extra campers with their own facilities for larger events. The site is established as a Nature Reserve and we are off grid with power provided by solar and a diesel generator so guests are asked to be respectful of the wildlife and to be environmentally aware. Please note we also have a no dog policy due to this status.

We have local contacts for outside catering, extra toilets, flowers, photography for larger events such as weddings.

Facilities

Log Cabin has a gas cooker, a microwave, fridge, and all cooking equipment, crockery is provided. Glamping kitchen has the same but no microwave.
Cabin has living room with table seating 6. Covered barn seating up to 26 for outside dining on glamping site.
Sunny living room in Cabin. Covered barn for socialising, plus hammocks for chilling.
The Log Cabin has a TV and DVD as well as a digital radio. Guests at the campsite can bring their own music for celebrating their event as required.
4G accessible from the site.
Various outdoor games provided, such as badminton, cricket, rounders, footballs, kites. Also board games for indoors.
There is a firebowl provided for the Log Cabin, another in the communal Tipi and a firepit at the glamping site.
The Cabin has 2 double and 1 single sleeping loft. The glamping site sleeps up to 26 in beds.
All bed linen and towels are provided.
The Log Cabin has a shower and toilet. The glamping site facility has 2 showers and 2 toilets.
There are no specific facilities for disabled guests.
High chairs and travel cots available. The site is very safe for children as we are a long way from roads and have lots of outdoor space.
Barbecue area, fire pit, hammocks. We encourage guests to explore the nature reserve and access walks to the river, orchards, village and local pub.
There is no swimming pool.
There is ample space here for any number of cars or campervans.
Smoking is permitted outside but we request guests dispose carefully of cigarette butts and have an awareness of fire safety.
Pets are not allowed as the site is a Nature Reserve.

Location

We are secluded behind the woods yet only 5 minutes from the A37 and 10 from the A303 or 30 minutes from the M5. Castle Cary and Bruton stations are 6 miles away. Bristol airport is 1 hour away.
Glastonbury and Street are 6 miles away. Shepton Mallett is 10 minutes away. Bath, Bristol and Exeter are 1 hour away.
There is a Shell garage with Spa shop in the village. All main supermarkets are between 10 to 30 minutes away. A welcome pack is provided.
The village pub serves great food but there are several other good pubs and restaurants within a short drive.

Booking Information

Arrival times are after 3pm and departure times are by 11am. There is a 2 night minimum stay and a 3 bell tent minimum booking for weekends.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
No
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Westwood Drove
West Lydford
Somerset
TA11 7DF
United Kingdom
Castle Cary and Bruton stations are 6 miles away and are main lines from London.
There is a bus stop in the village accessing nearby towns.
Bristol airport is 1 hour away.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price2 Night Weekend
Exclusive use of whole site, sleeping 31
1320
The Belltents (5 sleeping 20)
900
The Belltents (4 tents sleeping 16)
740
The Belltents (3 tents sleeping 12)
570
The Log Cabin sleeping 5
750
250

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The Old Summer Dairy, West Lydford, Somerset
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Claire Tabor

+44 (0)7746 580 551
Westwood Drove
West Lydford
Somerset
TA11 7DF
United Kingdom