The season is definitely beginning to change, shorter days, cooler nights and a change in the wildlife that passes us by here at Middlewick.
Just before Christmas last year on a cold and frosty day we captured some of our favourite scenery on a short film. We are open all year and are the perfect place for that Winter break.
The swallows that start the spring nesting around our house have left now for their Winter break in warmer climates, and I spotted the first starlings this week. Not sure if that seems early or not this year but hopefully it means that we will have another bumper year of Murmurations here on the Somerset Levels.
We have been busy starting the autumn pruning and tidying, and harvesting wood from our woodland so that we have plenty for the cottages with wood burners. This years wood will need to dry for a year for two, but we have plenty ready from previous years that can be purchased from our Farm Shop.
The fabulous Somerset Carnivals have begun and the final date in the diary is always Glastonbury. This year it falls on Saturday November 19th. If you have never come along to see what it is all about you should definitely try. Although the night time spectacle is great, I do enjoy walking past all the carts in between the parade. They all park up along the Glastonbury to Wells road and you can walk alongside of the floats in the daytime and admire the amazing work that has gone into them.