Looking After Our Feathered Friends

Looking After Our Feathered Friends

For the keen twitcher, the amateur bird watcher or the casual observer of our feathered friends, we’ve the perfect setting at Hestercombe to get a view of some of Britain’s favourite garden birds. Findings from the recent 40th RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch highlighted...
From the Archives: the Hestercombe Estate in 1720

From the Archives: the Hestercombe Estate in 1720

The Hestercombe archives are bursting at the seams with facts, pictures and accounts of the history of Hestercombe and those who lived and worked here. In this installment of Memories of Hestercombe we take a step back almost 300 years and explore the Hestercombe...
Wild Daffodils at Hestercombe

Wild Daffodils at Hestercombe

Daffodils (in Latin, Narcissus pseudonarcissus) springing up signal the arrival of spring and have been the muse for many artists and poets including the famous poem by William Wordsworth, who had a home in Somerset. You can find many beautiful variations of the...
10 Amazing Easter Activities for Kids in 2019

10 Amazing Easter Activities for Kids in 2019

10 Amazing Easter Activities for Kids in 2019 Easter wouldn’t be Easter without an egg hunt, but let’s face it – nobody can eat that much chocolate, right? We’ve put together a list of do-it-yourself Easter activities for kids that don’t necessarily end in...