Dimpsey Tales

Travelling: it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller - Ibn Battuta

We’ve coined the hashtag #escapefromthebusy

But what do we really mean by that? A trip to the country is on everyone’s wishlist this year it seems and boy, oh boy are we going to need that break.  They say that absence makes the heart grow … Read More

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Meaningful gifts — behind the brands we’re working with for our gift shop – Horseshoe Hearts

If you’ve been to stay at Dimpsey, you’ll know that we delight in finding small artisan producers and vintage accessories for the shepherd huts.  As lockdown has prevented us from seeing you as much this year, we thought we would … Read More

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Lockdown Life at Dimpsey

Well hello out there, we’ve been missing having you around! I think like everyone when the lockdown first happened, we were in shock with a side order of disbelief, and because we do other things as well as Dimpsey we … Read More

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A Luxury Retreat for Solo Travellers

People come and stay in our shepherd huts at Dimpsey for so many different reasons, some we get to hear about and some we don’t, but I thought that it would be nice to share a few of them with … Read More

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When Emma Warren of HiHo Silver reached out and asked if I would like to stay at Dimpsey Glamping after the HiHo & Co day, I was blown away. Not only was it the kindest gesture from her, but I … Read More

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All the Little Details

One of the things that made my heart sing at every turn during my Dimpsey stay were all the little details…   Emma and Andrew have literally thought of everything to make your stay amazing and truly memorable. From the … Read More

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The history behind Somerset Day

Happy Somerset Day! Today marks the 4th annual celebration of Somerset Day, which started back in 2015 to share why Somerset is an amazing place to live, work and visit. With an abundance of events happening over the weekend to … Read More

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Big hit movies starring Somerset

With Somerset being an area full of stunning landscapes and the home to famous screenwriters, actors and directors, there is no doubt as to why there are so many films which have a link to Somerset. Here is a list … Read More

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F.east in Ilminster, Somerset.

F.east at Ilminster has been one of my regular lunch haunts for some time, and was previously based in a converted cottage just off the centre of town.  However, recently the owner Claire and her team upped sticks and moved … Read More

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Dimpsey Glamping Perfect Valentine’s Retreat

PRESS RELEASE Dimpsey Glamping Perfect Valentine’s Retreat Dimpsey Glamping in Somerset has been a place of romance and proposals for several visitors and is described as a place of ‘magic’ by many who stay there. The 5* luxury retreat is … Read More

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