Activities in and around Mere

Activities in and around Mere

If you’re planning to stay in the area it might be useful to have some pointers to the various outdoor activities on our door stop.  I’m always happy to help make plans for your days out when you’re staying with us and if you’d like me to make a booking for any of the activities listed below then please just ask.


The Bath, Wiltshire and North Dorset Gliding Club is just over the hill in Kingston Deverill.  Sensational views over the beautiful Deverills, further information at Mere Gliding Club

Motorised Paragliding

We often have guests staying who are learning to Paraglide or trying Paramotoring at the local school.  Further details at

Classic Car Hire

A good selection of classic cars to hire just four miles away in Gillingham from Thunder Road Classics, lots more information at


Less than an hour from us, you could even walk there, is Mere Down Falconry offering you the chance to fly their birds yourself.

Clay Pigeon Shooting

With a good selection of sporting and skeet targets from automatic traps and again within walking distance is Wood Farm Shooting School.  They offer excellent tuition or you can just use their facilities.  This suits both individuals or makes a good outing for a group of friends.


There are a few well stocked lakes quite close to us but the ones with possible the best surroundings are at Longleat, this is the link for further details and prices


There are plenty of courses locally, Orchard Leigh, Warminster Golf Club, Sherborne Golf Club to name just a few.  However our closest which is set in delightful grounds is Bullpitts Golf Club


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