Monthly Archives: May 2013

Look How Big It Is Now!

It’s a glorious warm sunny day here on Exmoor and the sea’s sparkling beneath our house/B&B.The garden is in full bloom; as are the many exceptional gardens in West Porlock and Porlock Weir. Despite the long cold Spring, many of … Continue reading

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Looking for Deer on the Moor above Mariners Lodge B&B

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Banks Full Of Wild Orchids

Spent a happy morning looking around a friends wonderful garden. It was open to raise much needed funds for All Saints Church in Wootten Courtenay. On the way home I spotted a bank full of Wild Orchids by the A39 … Continue reading

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Exmoor Foal Watching Me In The Gorse!

I was driving on Ley Hill above Mariners Lodge today, when I had to stop owing to a large herd of Exmoor mares and their foals blocking my way. They all looked fat and well, despite having endured such a … Continue reading

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The Perfect Time to Visit Exmoor

Another sensational sky taken from our garden. This slightly cooler air and beautiful sunshine is giving us ideal conditions to walk and take photographs on Exmoor; the clarity of the view looking north over the sea, is quite exceptional. Come … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Mariners Lodge

It’s not every day that our visitors are awake at 4.10 am to capture our magnificent sunrises! The first shafts of the sun, light up the sky to the east, sending a beautiful orange glow across the bay into Porlock … Continue reading

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Echium Pininana at Sunset

This tender Echium Pininana has survived through three hard winters. We rarely get frost here in West Porlock, but we had several last winter which greatly concerned me. However, they have all survived and are about to flower in all … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Coffee Drizzle Cake

Freshly made Chocolate & Coffee Drizzle Cake; nearly ready for our next guests to arrive at tea time. Come and discover Mariners Lodge for yourself. For reservations click here to go to our website.

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A Warm Welcome Awaits

After a bracing walk along the South West Coastal Path, it’s back for tea in front of a roaring fire in the morning room. Enjoy it for yourself, come and visit us! For reservations go to the Mariners Lodge website.

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Staring Out To Sea

It was a beautiful afternoon here today at Mariners Lodge B&B. Here is a photo of our cat, enjoying the wonderful sea views our guests wake up to every morning!

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