"If you go down to the woods today....."
...you’re sure of surprises galore! We're delighted to announce our exciting new wildlife art trail, designed by local artist Adele Goodchild (some of our guests will remember Adele from last year's lantern-making workshop) and situated in our lovely 3-acre meadow.
We're in the new Coastal Pass!
The Costal Pass is an exciting new tourism initiative to encourage visitors from Holland to explore the east coast and we're delighted that Ivy Grange Farm glamping has been chosen as one of the accommodation offerings. You can see more about how the Coastal Pass works here (and get a flavour of how you might spend a few days exploring this amazing section eastern coastline, even if you're not Dutch).
Join our 2017 Full Moon Walks!
New Year, New Ambitions! Everyone knows that walking is good for you, however, you did you know that walking by the light of the moon is not just uplifting, but an experience that you'll remember for a lifetime!
Full Moon Walks!
Weekend Availability and Full Moon Meanders...
We're delighted to be featured in a new book by nature and travel writer Jini Reddy, who joined us last year for one of our monthly Full Moon Meanders. Jini's Wild Times book launches later in October; we haven't seen it yet but are already very excited! The London launch is inked into our diary - Jonathan Porritt is one of the attractions, as is a catch-up with old friends and a visit to a city that has changed so much in the handful of years since we've left.
Full Moon Walk 17 September + Stay in Woodpecker Yurt - sorry, Woodpecker now booked!
Sorry, our weekend slot in Woodpecker has now gone. But if you are local(ish) you are still welcome to come and join us on the full moon walk if you fancy it.... An opportunity not to be missed. We still have a vacancy in Woodpecker yurt for the weekend of our next Full Moon Walk - 16/17 September. If you get in quickly, you could enjoy a last chance to stay in Woodpecker before she leaves us for a new home at the end of the season and join our lovely full moon walk on Saturday evening.
Traditional Mongolian yurt for sale - now sold from the end of the 2016 season!
We're pleased to report that Woodpecker yurt has now found a lovely new home and will be leaving us when we close at the end of the season. Thank you for all your interest! Our new Shepherd's Hut comes into use in 2017 and Yellowhammer yurt will become our new "family of 5" yurt to replace Woodpecker.
August late availability!
We've got a couple of slots in late August for anyone who hasn't managed to get away or needs a refresh before back to work/school. Barn Owl (great for a coupl or family of 3) is available from Tuesday 30th for 2 nights and Swallow (couple/family of 3) is free from Tuesday 30th for 3 nights. After that, it's mid-week gaps only in September until Friday 16th - we've had a weekend cancellation in Woodpecker so that's now available for our Full Moon Walk on the Saturday night (fab if you haven't tried one!).
Look at this amazing pink grasshopper that we found in the meadow at the weekend. It's a very rare creature indeed and we were very excited to spot it. It feels as though our work on developing the meadow habitat is paying dividends this year, with the barn owl regularly seen hunting voles, the swallows nesting for the first time on the gable end of the barn and now a pink grasshopper.
The Shepherd's Hut
We are very excited to have taken delivery of our new Shepherd's Hut. It will replace Woodpecker yurt for the 2017 season, which is being retired to a Portuguese mountain to live out its final years, having given excellent service. The Shepherd's Hut will sleep a family of 4 (children under 12) and Yellowhammer becomes our new family of 5 yurt.