News / Blog 2019-03-18T22:44:59+00:00

News / Farm Blog

Days out with the Kids – Brean Down

Days out with the Kids – As a family we love exploring Somerset. A trip to Brean Down was a perfect place for children and dogs to run and play and us to learn about the fort.   The national trust site starts with a beach perfect for games, (we used to meet our extended […]
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Young children’s outdoor play area – Den Building

                 We love seeing children exploring the outdoors, using their imagination to play and connecting with nature. Over the winter period we have been planning a  children’s outdoor play area in the garden, in the hope that it will allow parents to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings […]
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Feeding the Lambs

    It is a sign that Spring is happening on the farm when the lambs start arriving. This year we have had 9 lambs already in our small flock of sheep, two of the mothers have not been able to feed the lambs as much as they should, one mum decided she really didn’t […]
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Days out for all the family within 1 hrs drive from Walkers Farm Cottages.

We have put together a list of places for families to visit while staying at our holiday cottages. We think there is so much to do and see locally from wild moors, hills and coasts to explore , shopping in Bath, Bristol, Exeter and Street, visiting local museums from Willows and Wetlands centre and Taunton […]
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Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism – Age Friendly Tourism Bronze Award

We were delighted to be awarded the Age Friendly Tourism Bronze Award 2018/19. We specialise in 3 generation family guest groups, we have 1 disable friendly cottage that is ideal for people in wheel chairs or with reduced mobility. For the whole family we offer quality family time . Come and help us feed Bob, […]
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Exciting times as we are in The Green Parent Magazine 2019

We are delighted to be listed in the Green Parent Family Holiday Guide 2019! We passionately believe in providing space and time for family and friends to be together. For over 15 years we have been offering green tourism holidays, encouraging our guests to stay local and enjoy the beautiful somerset levels and all it […]
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Family activities to do on the farm or within 5 minute drive.

We know that most people are busy and don’t have much time to investigate what is on offer in and around the area you are visiting on holiday, so to make your life easier we have compiled a list of things to do and places to visit on the farm and within 5 minutes drive, […]
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From our family to yours….Happy New Year!

We’ve had a fantastic 2017, thank you so much to all of our lovely guests and friends, our suppliers, our neighbours and our hard working team for all your continued support. We’re looking forward to 2018 and to welcoming guests old and new to share with us everything that’s on offer here on the beautiful […]
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Book your group getaway early for 2018!

There’s no better time than Christmas to start planning your family or group getaway for the New Year.  With everyone gathered together and the luxury of some time to plan ahead, why not treat yourselves and make 2018 the year you book up that weekend break you’ve long promised yourselves ? We’ve got some great group holiday packages to tempt […]
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Dunster by Candlelight….Somerset’s (Candle) Light Switch On…

For 30 years, the first weekend in December sees the beautiful medieval village of Dunster welcoming the festive season ‘by Candlelight’.  Over two evenings, Dunster’s historic streets are closed to cars, street lights are replaced with lanterns and candles light the windows of houses and shops…the effect is magical. Numerous park and ride routes ferry visitors into Dunster where welcoming […]
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Small Business Saturday Special Offer!

@walkersfarmcottages is an independent family business who’ve been welcoming guests to our complex of holiday cottages on Somerset’s unique Levels and Moors for over 15 years.  We’re proud to be supporting @SmallBusinessSaturdayUK this coming Saturday 02nd December 2017 with a celebratory special offer…..we’ve specially discounted our weekend rates throughout December to make your Christmas Shopping experience […]
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Thanks to Rural Broadband South West, we can now offer a fast internet connection….yay!

Its not just teenagers that dread the thought of having little or no internet access on holiday….. a reliable and fast broadband connection has become increasingly important for all our guests when choosing holiday cottage accommodation…planning days out, driving routes, places to eat are all something we now expect to be able to do online.  And for any guests […]
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Family Group Holidays

‘Buongiorno e Benvenuto’….to our friends at www.englishlanguageholiday.co.uk

We’ve welcomed seventeen very talented Italian students (and their brilliant teachers!) who’ve chosen Walkers Farm Cottages for a three week English Language Holiday…its been a priviledge and a lot of fun!  Our thanks to Sandra, Jason, Jamie, Izzie, Arianna and Sandra’s wider team at www.englishlanguageholiday.co.uk who’ve used Walkers Farm Cottages as their accommodation and teaching […]
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‘Made by hand, and by friends’

We’re delighted to have teamed up with www.oldjollop.com to offer our lovely guests a taste of their award winning, premium Somerset Cider in our welcome packs.  Made by hand, Old Jollop is an artisan cider produced in small quantities in the traditional way from ancient apple orchards at Sand, Near Wedmore. Toby and Luke from […]
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Patience Pays Dividends for a great photo….

Guest Tony Rawlings managed to capture the split second this tiny blue tit emerged from its nest built in the wall of our log store…from his vantage point in The Tallet Holiday Cottage.  Thank you Tony for this very impressive bit of observation and in particular for sending in this fab photo.
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Happy Holidays, Happy Guests, Happy Days!

Big thanks to the Telling Family for a fantastic review following their family holiday at Walkers Farm Cottages! Sue Telling Such a great holiday had by the family, the setting and accommodation were brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble for “Team Walker” for which we would like to say a big Thank You. We will certainly […]
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Sorry birdies…we’ve netted the cherry trees!

At this time of year, our background soundtrack of birdsong is quite beautiful. We’re a haven for birdlife, we think in part due to our wildlife gardens and careful planting.  Its hard work maintaining our gardens and orchards….we draw the line at sharing our delicious sweet red cherries with our birdie guests! This year, we’ve managed to fully net […]
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Free Doggie Welcome Packs throughout May, Mid Week Dog Friendly Promotion

Walkers Farm Cottages is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday in the glorious Somerset countryside. If you fancy getting away from it all, ours is a spectacular setting in unspoilt countryside, with big views across the Levels landscape towards Burrow Mump. Throughout May, we’re running a mid-week promotion on our doggie friendly holidays. We […]
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