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For your peace of mind
There is no restaurant or shop on site. If you have booked onto an organised retreat, you will be fully-catered for from our "Soil-to-Gut" Menu. If you have booked a private stay via our website or AirBnb, please make sure you bring supplies with you. The nearest food outlet is 15 minutes' drive away. (We can cater for private stay groups of 12 or more from our "Soil-to-Gut" menu but this must be arranged in advance).
We often get queries about bringing four-legged family members to events and retreats and it's something we've given a lot of careful consideration to.
We've made the decision to ask that owners do not bring their dogs with them on retreats, workshops or tours. In discussion with those that have held retreats and experiences, it's been found that having pets adds an additional element that makes holding the experience for the whole group more challenging.
We welcome one well-behaved dog at Library Barn, Deer Cottage or Rettig. If you are bringing your dog but please let us know in advance so we can make provision. We do not allow dogs in our others spaces, including our seasonal campsite.
Keep your dog on a lead at times.
Keep your dog off all furniture and outside of bedrooms.
Please clean muddy paws before entering any buildings using your own towels.
Our gardens are not toilets please pick up after your dog.
Please keep your dog out of the Market Garden, Micro Mushroom Farm & Sacred Bee Garden.
In the unlikely event that your dog damages anything you will be charged.
A poo bin is provided for you
Yes, we have more information including our recommended taxi numbers and the nearest train stations on our 'Getting Here' page
Although there are many areas on the land that receive phone reception, we are in the heart of the countryside and therefore mobile phone reception is not guaranteed. If your phone has the functionality, we recommend you switch to WiFi calling.
We have WiFi in all of our buildings. There is no WiFi at Tiny Boat or our seasonal campsite.
Visit our 'Getting Here' page for more information.
If you are booked onto a retreat, this information is bespoke and will be provided by your host.
If you are coming on a private stay, our check-in time is from 4pm and check out is before 10am. You are very welcome to explore the land before you check in to your accommodation at 4pm. We would love to see if we can arrange someone to meet you in person when you arrive, do let us know what time you intend to reach us.
As well as everything else you would take on an overnight stay, we highly recommend you bring appropriate outdoor clothing for the season. Some of our tracks are uneven, so we recommend sturdy walking shoes to explore our beautiful land. We have spare wellies in various sizes at both of our retreats centres - please help yourself. If you are coming on a private stay, please let us know in advance and we'll pop them in your accommodation for you
Yes, we have 3 car parks, one at both of our retreat centres and another for our seasonal campsite. Library Barn and Monk's Hatch also have parking spaces directly outside. Tiny Boat has a loading bay immediately adjacent - we ask that you please drop your things off there and then move your car to the car park at Hermitage.
We provide gluten- and dairy-free options as standard. We ask for ethical choices and dietary allergies in advance so that we are able to provide food that is safe for you. Unfortunately we are not yet able to cater for air-borne allergies. Please note: Our kitchens use all allergens so we cannot 100% guarantee allergen-free food due to possible cross-contamination.
There are many supermarkets within a 20 minute drive from 42 Acres including Marks and Spencer, Sainsburys, ASDA and Lidl in Frome or Waitrose, ASDA and Lidl in Gillingham.
The nearest farm shops are:
- Stourhead Farm Shop (approx 10 mins drive)
- Durslade Farm Shop (approx 15 mins drive)
The nearest supermarket is:
Sainsburys in Frome (approx 15 mins drive).
We require a 25% deposit in order to secure your booking.
The remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to your date of arrival.
In the yurt you will find yoga mats, yoga blocks, straps, meditation cushions, blankets and back jacks.
There is a log burner as well as radiators.
We also can provide a speaker.
We do not provide bolsters.