Why book an autumn break in Somerset?

An Autumn break in Somerset is the perfect time to explore the expansive countryside. Now is the time to enjoy the crunch of the ember-red leaves while you explore through the stunning nature reserves, flooded by the mid-morning mist. Returning to cosy fireside chats and perhaps some mulled wine?? Here are some of our top reasons to book and autumn break in Somerset.

Get your walking boots on

The colder weather is no excuse to keep from exploring the gorgeous Somerset countryside. Our tranquil campsite is located perfectly to venture onto a huge variety of footpaths surrounded by breath taking scenery. Just a short bike ride away from Old Oaks you can find Shapwick Heath and Westhay Moor nature reserve. These reserves are created to provide a perfect habitat for all sorts of wildlife, a must for anyone who enjoys nature and being outdoors.

Local attractions

Glastonbury carnival

glastonbury-carnivalGlastonbury carnival brings a procession of amazing costumes and vibrant illuminated carnival floats which wind their way through the town. Bringing a fun, welcoming atmosphere with plenty of mouth-watering food and beverages for you to feast on. A must go on your autumn break in Somerset.

Bridgewater carnival

Much like Glastonbury carnival, Bridgewater carnival brings an eruption of light, colour and dance. Somerset carnivals are considered some of the most breath-taking events in the county. Here at Old Oaks we are offering coaches to and from the event to avoid the worry of heavy traffic so that you can get the most of your carnival experience stress-free.

Bath Christmas market

An autumn break in Somerset wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the award-winning Bath Christmas market and this year it is back and bigger than ever.  From hand crafted jewellery to unique homeware you’re bound to find something perfect for your loved ones. The market is also filled with delicious food for you to try and buy as you rummage through the festive shops.

Cosy autumn accommodation

Old Oaks shepherd hut with wood-fired hot tubMaybe pitching a tent in the colder temperatures doesn’t sound like the perfect autumn activity for you.. maybe it does? If not, here at Old Oaks we offer a range of luxury glamping accommodation to suit your perfect autumn break in Somerset. All accommodation types are finished to the highest possible standard. Some offer toasty fire pits, perfect for cosying up around with a warm drink. Others offer steamy hot tubs to really warm up those toes after a long day of exploring beautiful Somerset.

Our courses

Here at Old Oaks we offer a 3-day painting course, whether you’re a beginner or a budding Picasso we offer courses for all abilities; a perfect opportunity to gain and grow new skills while meeting new friends. An autumn break in Somerset is a perfect opportunity to take advantage of the glowing countryside and re-create a little piece of it to take away with you.


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