Train Carriage holiday begins

Bright red Train Carriage

We've given the Train Carriage a fresh coat of post box red paint this year to freshen it up.  With all the trees in full leaf and flowers blooming, the yurt field is looking at its most... more

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Train Carriage and gorse flowers

Gorse flowers and cherry blossom

Easter is only a few days away and the gorse flowers are glowing a rich yellow down by the Train Carriage.   In a week or two the bluebells will pop out and join them to truly welcome in the... more

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new bed in the mini yurt

It’s all go for another season

We're open for the season and it feels great. After a busy few weeks working through the job list, we're really happy with how everything is looking.  We think all the yurts are looking really... more

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The Train Carriage’s lush green roof

Looking back through this years photos i found this one showing the lush, cushion like sedum turf roof on the train carriage. The sedum established itself well and it has been real highlight watching... more

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Cuckoos and woodpeckers

It's been a while since my last post mainly because i always forget how many things there are to do in the day when we're open. The sun and rain has turned the farm a lush green, the cuckoo has been... more

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We made it!

We made it! Here's a photo taken on a beautiful, crisp and sunny morning just before we opened to prove it! We have got our first guests safely tucked up in their yurts and train carriage and the... more

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Yurt raising

You can tell when we have been busy because our news updates get more sporadic. With about 2 weeks to go before we open for our 4th year we have been steadily working though our job lists of things... more

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Sedum roof is laid

Yesterday I popped down to the beach with Mossy and Wren to collect some pebbles to put along the edge of the turf roof of the train carriage. The pebbles did job perfectly. The hole in the side... more

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The best view in the world

Over the last couple of weeks we have been fitting windows, a sideboard and bed in The Train Carriage. The sideboard is made with some nicely grained ash from the farm that is really bright white.... more

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The Train Carriage goes for a ride

After a long wait for some cold weather the ground was finally hard enough today for us to move The Train Carriage into position. It sits on a platform on the side of a long bank so it isn't exactly... more

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