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Somerset Mid: Ilminster near Blackdown Hills - Ref: SM001

Camping Regions |  South West England |  Somerset Mid: Ilminster near Blackdown Hills - Ref: SM001

Mid Somerset: Ilminster near Blackdown Hills. Venue reference: SM001

Mid Somerset: Ilminster near Blackdown Hills. Venue reference: SM001

Ref: SM001

Price per night: 4.95

For 1 Tent. Minimum stay 2 nights, maximum stay 14 nights.

Date of first night of your stay:  

How many adults in your party?

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How many children in your party over 5 years? (under 5's free)

Nightly supplement for children over 5 years:  

Will you need to pitch additional tents? If so how many?

Nightly supplement for additional tents:  

How many dogs?

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Which type of pitch location would you prefer?

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Classification: A      Star Rating: Total 17     Rural 5 - General Ambience 4 - Suitability for Families 5 - Remote/Off Beat 3 - Wild 0

Availability: Normally Easter (or 1st April, whichever is earliest) to end October.

Number of nights permitted: Minimum 2, Maximum 14

Children: Accepted Dogs: Accepted (strictly under control) Horses/Ponies: No Small Groups of supervised children: Accepted (ideal)
Drinking water: Yes (near Farmstead) Toilets: Yes (near Farmstead) Shower: Yes (near Farmstead)
Use of Fridge: Yes (by arrangement) Waste Bins: Yes Provision for recycling: Yes

Fires: Allowed BBQ's: Allowed Firewood availability: Available at extra charge.
Some food items: Eggs available at extra charge.

Areas available: Several; Off beat/semi wild areas and Rural areas (near Farmstead).

Assistance given to off-beat areas: Dependant on availability. Cars can be parked near Tents or near Farmstead.
Collection from nearest Train/Bus station: Possible by prior arrangement at extra charge.

Brief description and Special Features: A very pleasant friendly smallholding (50 acres) in a rural area of Mid Somerset, close to the Blackdown Hills. Particularly suitable for families with Children (and Groups of Supervised Children) for which some activity equipment is provided i.e. Table Tennis, Table football (under cover), Trampoline. In inclement weather it is possible to use a specially restored farm building which includes tea and coffee making facilities. Pond (unfenced, children to be supervised). It is possible to camp near these facilities or in remote areas. Good Touring centre. Relatively quiet (normal Farm noises).

Nearest Pub / Village Shop: Quarter of a mile.
Nearest Stations: Crewkerne, Taunton.
Nearest Towns: Ilminster, Taunton, Chard.
Nearest A & E: Chard.

Places of interest:
Blackdown Hills, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton. Several National Trust Properties : Barrington Court, Montacute House.

Cycling (The Chard to Ilminster Cycle Route) Canoeing on the Bridgewater Canal (also for walking and Cycling). 30 minutes from the Sea at Lyme Regis. River Iles (Tributary of the River Parrett) Nature Reserve. Close to the Somerset Levels.

Farm Shops: At North Perrott (near Crewkerne), and in Chard. BBQ Meat to order from neighbouring Farm. Somerset Cider Brandy Farm Shop, near Martock (9 miles).

Minimum notice: 7 days required when booking this quite interesting venue.
To be sure of availability, book early. Payment to JWL to be cleared at least 3 days (preferably more) prior to arrival.

JWL - JW Leisure Ltd      FLO - Farmer/Land Owner

Camping Regions |  South West England |  Somerset Mid: Ilminster near Blackdown Hills - Ref: SM001


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