Category Archives: British Summertime

Flowers As Nature Intended

Today is the start of wreath making madness! Everything sourced from the hedgerows, woods and verges filled in with greenery and flowers from gardens and forestry – having asked for permission first! Caroline is a Constance Spry trained florist, with … Continue reading

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Gale Force Winds up the Severn Sea

Last night was very wet and windy here with gale force winds, heavy rain and flood warnings at Porlock Weir. Tucked up in the warm of Mariners Lodge, the panorama unfolded in the bay infront of us! I arrived home … Continue reading

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Snap Shot!

With the ever changing colours over the Severn sea, I try to have my camera charged. It’s so disappointing to rush to capture ‘the’ moment (and here, it’s often just a moment!), only to find I have a flat battery! … Continue reading

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Cold evening – great sunset!

It’s been a very busy summer here at Mariners Lodge. The warmth of early summer gave way to cooler wet weather as soon as the school holidays began. Why does that so often happen?! However, tonight is dry and quite … Continue reading

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Perfect Gentlemen!

The intense heat of last week may have dropped, but it didn’t stop the sun shinning on Porlock bay, Exmoor today! I often suggest to our B&Bs that they walk up the hill to sit on this bench directly above … Continue reading

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Apocryphal! 

With our country in post election meltdown,  Mother Nature has been sending us glorious signs! Time to have a break? Where better than Exmoor, where the moor meets the sea at Mariners Lodge, in the middle of  Porlock Bay.  As … Continue reading

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Wanderings from Porlock Weir to West Porlock!

The still glorious dry weather has made for some spectacular rides! Oh how I adore our very special Exmoor ‘where the moor meets the sea’.   The following photos show you some of the views you will see whilst walking … Continue reading

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May garden blooming at Mariners Lodge B&B

There are so many busy bee’s in our garden now that the sun has gained its strength and there’s an abundance of pollen. I love to see what a difference a month makes! Our happy visitors are certainly enjoying this … Continue reading

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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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