July 20, 2017

Walk on the Wildside

Black balls of fluff aka Moorhen chicks are seen daily scooting across the grass from one sheltered lake area to another. Visitors can also experience the […]
May 4, 2017

Oakmead’s lake in the May sun.

April 27, 2017

Simonsbath Festival 2017

Simonsbath is a small village in the heart of Exmoor and 6 miles from our accommodation ‘Acorn Retreat’.  Just a pretty, quiet little spot mostly with […]
February 23, 2017

Exmoor Oysters

In June 2017 there will be available Pacific Oysters, which have been farmed in Porlock Bay and achieved the top A grade classification for water quality […]
January 31, 2017

For the love of Frogs

Its that time of year again when the local population of frogs meet up for their annual ‘love-in’ at Oakmeads serpentine shaped pond.  Frogs gather for […]
January 29, 2017

A ‘not that’ Common Visitor to Oakmead

Over the last few weeks we have seen a new visitor to Oakmead. A short legged wader with green.brown plumage and contrasting white underparts. The bird […]
October 26, 2016

Red Stags Roar at Oakmead

We have been delighted by the chorus of Stags calling out over the Bray Valley here in Exmoor. Autumn is the mating season for the Red […]
August 16, 2016

Oakmead holiday guests visit the Queen

After seeing the Golden Coach at Arlington National Trust, holiday guests took the opportunity to visit the Queen, not HRH, but one of the Queen bees […]
August 7, 2016

Exmoor Pony Festival

Just 10 miles up the road from Oakmead in the heart of Exmoor (follow the B3223) is one of the largest annual drives of a local […]