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How to Manage a Large Garden During a Lockdown

How to Manage a Large Garden During a Lockdown

by Claire Greenslade, Hestercombe’s Head Gardener How do you manage a large garden with a furloughed team and locked down volunteers?! Who knew that this would ever be a question I would have to ask myself. This virus is something that none of us had been able...
Health and Wellbeing Tips: Yoga

Health and Wellbeing Tips: Yoga

Here at Hestercombe we were beginning (pre-lockdown) to establish a number of activities aimed at improving health and wellbeing of our visitors, such as yoga, mindfulness and of course our annual Woodland Wander. Just by coming to visit Hestercombe and enjoying a...
Your Ultimate Wedding Venue Checklist

Your Ultimate Wedding Venue Checklist

Searching for affordable wedding venues in Somerset? From location to menus and budgeting, Hestercombe has plenty of tips to help you find the perfect setting without blowing the budget. Follow these seven steps to choose the best Somerset wedding venue for your dream...
Huge Historic Painting Returns to Hestercombe

Huge Historic Painting Returns to Hestercombe

A magnificent historic painting has returned to Hestercombe for the first time in nearly 150 years. Courtesy of a long term loan from a generous private benefactor, the painting – measuring an impressive 12 by 13 feet (plus the frame) – has been transported from its...