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ADULT ONLY CARAVAN PARK WITH JUNE AVAILABILITY

Things are well and truly heating up in the West Country in June and it's a great time for touring and camping holidays in Somerset. As an adult only touring and camping park, you won't have to worry about the school holidays getting in the way of your relaxing break. We have both standard and fully serviced hardstandings for your motorhome or caravan and lots of tent pitches available with availability for a short break, a weekend away in Somerset or a whole week to explore nearby!

Visit the new Phyllida Barlow exhibition at nearby world-famous gallery, Hauser & Wirth in Bruton. For 60 years, Barlow's work has featured in solo exhibitions at the Tate Modern, the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst in Germany and the Hepworth Wakefield. She was awarded a Damehood for her services to the arts in 2015.

The exhibition will cover sculptures, drawings and paintings which have travelled across the world from her extensive career. The gallery is free to visit and also houses a great restaurant, gardens and farm shop.

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Wells Cathedral has held some fantastic events this year, with evenings of music from the James Bond films and a tour of the Crown Jewels. This June sees An Evening of Radiohead on Saturday 1 June, with a full live band and string quartet playing songs from the band's 30 year career.

With almost three hours of live music in this beautiful setting, there will also be lighting accompaniments. This is guaranteed to be a very special night for music lovers.

WITH TWO BANK HOLIDAYS IN MAY, THERE'S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT TO BOOK YOUR PITCHES! THE EARLY MAY BANK HOLIDAY FALLS FROM 3 - 6 MAY THIS YEAR AND THE SPRING BANK HOLIDAY IS FROM 24 - 27 MAY. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR TOURING AND CAMPING AVAILABILITY ON OUR BOOKING SYSTEM BELOW:

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Grab your wellies, it's time for the world's most famous music festival! Glastonbury festival is back for 2024 from 21 - 25 June, with a wonderful range of music and entertainment for the weekend.

 

We are available for one night pitches on the way to the festival, so you can enjoy your final hot shower before a muddy weekend. Staying with us also gives you a great competitive edge when entering the festival ground, as we're only a few miles away, so you can have a good night's sleep and reach the gates early. Of course, if you'd like to stay with us and commute in to the festival, you're welcome to stay with us!

Join comedian Ed Gamble for a great night of comedy at Westlands Leisure Centre in Yeovil. On Friday 21 June, the star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Would I Lie to You will be bringing his tour to Somerset for one night.

Expect ranting, raving and spluttering from Ed Gamble during his live tour. With links to Taskmaster, you can expect silliness on his UK dates, with Yeovil as one of the more intimate venues of his tour.

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There's two fantastic events for collectors in Somerset this June, both held at the Royal Bath and West Showground in Shepton Mallet. The Antique and Collectors Fair is the largest of its kind in the South West and the showground is accessed by our local bus route, leaving just 100 yards from the entrance to our caravan park on Sparkford High Street.

Saturday 9  - Toy and Train Collectors Fair, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet

14 - 16 - Antique and Collectors Fair, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet

There's some great musical events in Somerset this June aside from Glastonbury Festival. Take a look at these top picks:

Wednesday 5 -  To Be Frank: Starring Stephen Triffitt, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil

Friday 7 - The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil

Friday 14 - The Drifters, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil

Thursday 20 - One Night of Queen, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil

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High on the list for many visitors to Somerset is the Royal Bath and West Show, held from 30 May to 1 June 2024. This annual show features the best local food and drink with cider and cheese tents, as well as celebrity chefs and displays.

The agricultural show is home to the best of the West's livestock, steam vehicles, dog shows and car displays. You'll find so much to do at this fantastic show, it's a good idea to set aside a whole day.

Sign up for a course at The Newt, which has a great selection of courses for gardening fans this season.

Tuesday 4 - Espalier Fruit Tree Training, The Newt, Castle Cary

Tuesday 11 - Espalier Fruit Tree Training, The Newt, Castle Cary

Wednesday 12 - Dry Stone Walling, The Newt, Castle Cary

Tuesday 18 - Espalier Fruit Tree Training, The Newt, Castle Cary

Tuesday 25 - Espalier Fruit Tree Training, The Newt, Castle Cary

Wednesday 26 - Dry Stone Walling, The Newt, Castle Cary

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For vintage train fanatics, the East Somerset Railway are holding their second Diesel and Burger Evening of the year. The evening offers a tour through the Somerset countryside with a burger and drink of your choice. Keen train enthusiasts can even book to drive the train!

 

Saturday 29 June - Diesel and Burger Evening, East Somerset Railway, Shepton Mallet

Saturday 9  - Toy and Train Collectors Fair, The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet

Visit new exhibition of work by Somerset printmakers at the Somerset Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury. The exhibition runs throughout June until September and features 13 local printmakers using traditional and experimental techniques. The exhibition will be influenced by their lives and experiences in Somerset.

The Somerset Rural Life Museum is within a short distance of Glastonbury Tor and is a great place to research rural history of the area, including a 14th century Abbey Barn, deemed one of the West Country's finest buildings.

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Spend a day out at one of our 15 most local National Trust gardens, houses and places of interest. With so many National Trust members visiting us for the famous sights of Stourhead gardens and the country's longest "long gallery" at Montacute, run by the National Portrait Gallery, we'd also recommend many other days out to make the most of your membership.

With Glastonbury Tor just a short drive away, we'd recommend climbing up for views across Somerset. Lytes Cary Manor is another popular NT house, and our nearest at just 5 miles away. The Grade 1 listed gardens and house of Tintinhull with a traditional arts and craft style garden. The Priest's House at Muchelney near Langport is a medieval hall dating from 1308 with connections to local author Thomas Hardy.

With Somerset regularly featuring in the major newspapers and travel magazines as a top destination for food and drink, there's more restaurants than ever to enjoy this spring.

Enjoy locally grown food from local farms, with warmer weather in Spring enabling outdoor eating once again! You'll also find lots of great farm shops nearby, including one within a mile of our caravan park, which also accepts dogs in their cafe area.

Take a look at our top tips for eating in Somerset:

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As a Premier Parks top site, and a VisitEngland 5 star Touring and Camping Park and a Practical Caravan Top 100 site, we're also a past winner of the Gold Award winner of the South West Tourism Awards Best Camping and Caravanning Park in the South West region.

We are open all year, with room for up to 26 touring units and 20 tents.

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Enjoy a challenging walk around one of the most undiscovered parts of Somerset and take in some of the West Country's most important history. Nearby Cadbury Hillfort is known to be the gateway to the South West and is thought to have been occupied by King Arthur in 470-580 BC. Take a look at our history of Somerset and learn about the wonderful surroundings:

Take a look at what's on for the rest of Summer 2024 in Somerset and nearby Dorset. As a small, adult only caravan park, we're open all year with lots of five star activities and places to visit surrounding us.

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