November 14, 2017

From Green to Gold

Lucky there has been little wind to disturb these wonderful leaves.    In this photo the avenue of Beech trees alongside our top lake is a […]
September 13, 2017

Golden Harvest

       Golden Harvest Its that time of year again when the honey crop is harvested and bottled. We can all agree is wasn’t the […]
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 […]