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November News 2019

November News 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

The autumn colours have been magnificent this year, despite a few very wet and windy days that threatened to strip the leaves before they reached their full glory.  Down in the sheltered valley of Hope Bagot that houses the ancient church of St.... Read More

Heritage Open Days  September 2019

Heritage Open Days September 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Heritage Open Days – September 2019 The last two weekends of 14/15th and 21/22nd September saw the annual Heritage Open Days taking place across the country.  For these days, various historic buildings that are normally private access only are... Read More

More Awards

More Awards

Sunday, September 8, 2019

         We were assessed by Visit England on 27th August and once again we obtain our 4 Star and Gold award this is just a small note at the bottom of the assessment  Highlights "Acorn Lodge is a very well... Read More

News for August 2019

News for August 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

News for August 2019 Our son, Mark and his wife Mary-Jane - who have a farm nearby – grazes some of their cattle on our smallholding.  These form part of a beef suckler herd, which is a way of raising animals with very high welfare standards and... Read More

Make Hay Whilst The Sun Shines

Make Hay Whilst The Sun Shines

Monday, July 29, 2019

Local farmers have been very busy over the last few weeks, getting the hay and silage crops in during the fine weather.  Hay and silage are two ways of preserving grass for the winter to feed animals.  Hay is simply carefully dried grass, and... Read More

July - Visit Ludlow

July - Visit Ludlow

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Visit Ludlow Many of our guests enjoy visiting Ludlow for its historic setting, good food, variety of shops and many other attractions.  Ludlow also has its own wildlife corridor running through it in the shape of the beautiful River Teme. ... Read More

June  a Day at Tretower Court

June a Day at Tretower Court

Sunday, June 30, 2019

June – a Day at Tretower Court Some of our guests stay over for a fortnight at Acorn Lodge, and over the weekend of 22/23rd June we had the opportunity to spend a day at Tretower Court with a guest. Tretower is located in the Black Mountains in... Read More

June  Midsummer blooms

June Midsummer blooms

Sunday, June 30, 2019

June – Midsummer blooms Although June has so far been down in temperature from what we would expect, the warm Spring followed by rain has brought everything into full blossom both around our farm and further afield throughout the Border Country.... Read More

Whitsun

Whitsun

Monday, June 3, 2019

 Whitsun Whitsun or Whitsunday is the name used for the Christian festival of Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus. Around this time this magnificent shrub is in full... Read More

Spring News 2019

Spring News 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

Spring News & Photos Spring has been warmer and drier than it was last year, on the whole, and the hawthorn, or May-trees, have been very heavy in blossom.  The bluebells, too, have been a splendid show, as guests have discovered when they used... Read More

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