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Beltane or May Day Celebrations in Glastonbury

Beltane or May Day Celebrations take place in Glastonbury on the First Weekend of May every year.  It is a pagan tradition to celebrate the arrival of spring. The word Beltane means 'bright fire' and is one of the most important rituals that happens on or around

Last Minute Special Spring Offers

Last Minute Special Offers to stay in Spring in Glastonbury Spring is Glorious in Glastonbury and Somerset.  Signs of life everywhere with lambs and daffodils.   So many things to do over the Easter Holidays as well so a great place to come for a last minute

Best Foot Forward – The Walk From Middlewick to Glastonbury High Street

 The Walk from Middlewick to Glastonbury is just 1.5km. We have plenty of walks right here on our doorstep and whether you are looking for a gentle stroll, an energetic yomp, a walk with a clear destination in mind or an amble down unexplored lanes looking to

Last Minute Breaks and Special Offers for February Half Term in Glastonbury

Last Minute Special Offers in Glastonbury February is a great month to visit Glastonbury.  So many great things to do in the winter months. Our first big important date on the calendar is Imbolc on February 1st.   A very special day - Imbolc is the halfway

Platinum Healing Juice Detox, Healing and Yoga Retreats at Middlewick in Glastonbury

In 2021 we welcomed Kate Tyler and her team from Platinum Healing Juice Detox, Healing and Yoga Retreats to Middlewick, Glastonbury, UK The retreat has been carefully designed by the founder of Platinum Healing, Kate Tyler.  Kate is a No 1 best-selling

Snowdrops herald in the end of Winter- The Best Places to See Snowdrops in Somerset

The first snowdrops appear here in Somerset around the end of January and they are a sign to herald in the end of Winter. Many of the Best Places to see snowdrops in Somerset are not far from us here in Glastonbury.  Here is a list of the Best places to find

7 Things to Do in Glastonbury in January

7 Things to Do in January in Glastonbury There are so many things to Do in Glastonbury and in Somerset.  Here are just a few I have come up with to give you some ideas.  January is a great month to spend time here with us at Middlewick. 1. Climb up

Wassailling – A winter tradition in Somerset

Until I moved to Somerset I had never heard the word Wassail before.  I quickly learned that a Somerset Wassail is a  Winter tradition that has been going on for over 400 years. What is "Wassailing" and what does the word "Wassail" mean? The word "wassail" is an

A Winter Walk In the Quantock Hills, Somerset

Not too far from us here in Glastonbury you will find the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Beauty.    We took advantage of a beautiful winters day to head out to walk one of the walks found in the Pocket Mountains Somerset Walking book - 40 Town and Country

The Starling Murmuration

Experiencing the majesty and wonder of a starling murmuration is on many people's bucket lists of natural wonders of the world. During the winter months the skies over the UK are often host to this wondrous sight as migrating starlings join the resident population

Upcycled Building Project for Glastonbury Spa at Middlewick

Over the past year we have been busy with our Upcycled Building Project for Glastonbury Spa at Middlewick. A few years ago Jill purchased a timber framed building on Ebay.  It had been damaged in the Somerset Floods and it had been taken down and stored on

10 things to do in Somerset in the Christmas Holidays

Around the big day itself it can be great to take some time out of eating, drinking and watching Christmas specials on the telly and get out and about during the time off from work and school. There is plenty to do in Somerset to get you off the sofa and top up your