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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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

The Rusty Pig at Ottery St Mary near Honiton

When somewhere calls itself a licensed feasting house, curiosity is already piqued and you’re wondering exactly what you’re going to get – but yet again, when we ate there last night, the Rusty Pig delivered in spades. Based in Ottery … Read More

Proposals at Dimpsey Glamping

Here at Dimpsey, we love to help people create special moments in their life – sometimes we do that just by sharing the peace and the views that our shepherd’s hut affords and other times we are privileged to get … Read More

Dimpsey Glamping in Somerset Wins Gold at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards 2017/18

Dimpsey Glamping has struck gold again, winning the category of Glamping and Alternative Accommodation at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards held at Somerset County Cricket Club last night. Dimpsey also won the 2016 award. After 6 months of assessing evidence and … Read More