Jams and Preserves

The summer is always so busy for us here at Castleton House.  Mainly because we have so many visitors coming to stay while the days are long and the unpredictable English weather is most likely to be better behaved; and … Continue reading

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Accommodation near Stourhead

  Here we are offering <accommodation near Stourhead>, one of the National Trust’s most visited places and despite often visiting ourselves I’ve never thought about looking into the history and importance of these gardens in any depth.   But as I … Continue reading

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Spring Newsletter 2013

Easter is finally upon us and I would like to think that we’ve come out of hibernation however the winter seems to be dragging on, even late in to April if the forecasters are to be believed. As our location … Continue reading

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Autumn Newsletter 2012

Autumn 2012 Newsletter If you like a good read now the nights are drawing in then our local Literary Festivals might be of interest I’ve rather been neglecting my blog this summer despite all my resolutions in January not to … Continue reading

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Easter Newsletter 2012

An overnight break on the journey to Cornwall, a springtime visit to Stourhead, taking the family to Longleat With all this lovely warm weather we’ve been enjoying and with summer just around the corner I thought I’d write a short … Continue reading

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Planning a visit to Longleat House, Longleat Safari Park and the other Longleat visitor attractions

With the clocks due to change in ten days time, and the Easter holidays just around the corner it won’t be long before many families are planning a trip to Longleat.  Being so close means a lot of our guests … Continue reading

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BHF Bike Ride

This is how I’ve been spending my free time this year, well not all of it in Vietnam and Cambodia but training for my second BHF bike ride. Again it was a wonderful experience, lots of new friends and six … Continue reading

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Stourhead National Trust Gardens

These wonderful photos were taken yesterday at Stourhead National Trust Gardens just down the road from our B&B. Autumn is certainly a little late this year but clearly its worth waiting for if it looks this good.

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