Bed and Breakfasts near Common Farm - useful if you'd like to make a jaunt to a workshop from further away...
In our village www.rectoryfarmhouse.com lovely house and gardens barely a mile from Common Farm
In nearby Bruton www.oakhousesomerset.co.uk modern take on b&b in a converted pub
Ashort drive away www.clanvillemanor.co.uk lovely house and gardens
and if you fancy turning your trip to Somerset into a real holiday then why not book a week with Bex and Danj at their holiday cottages at www.barrowlanefarm.com.
Caterer www.blashford-snell.co.uk is the best I'veEVER tasted, not just in Somerset.
Stylist www.elsieflorence.co.uk is the queen of vintage china
Wine Divine Wines Wincanton - no website but proper, old fashioned, bespoke service with the brightest smile in the west
Other local businesses we like:
www.kimbersfarmshop.co.uk - for meat, cheese, delicious local delicacies as well as their famous rose veal, top quality mutton and a long list of other goodies
www.charlesdowding.co.uk - best salad and MUST READ gardening books
www.godminster.com - wonderful cheeses, vodka, cake...
www.thephysicgarden.co.uk - Sara Venn's wonderful young herb nursery - best quality plants - best quality gardening advice too
www.louisedowding.co.uk Highly rated by the Sunday Times Louise's Shape and Colour Your Garden workshops here at Common Farm are always a sell-out
www.bathgardendesign.com Emma Bond has a gardening school, a garden design business, and a great depth of horticultural knowledge which we occasionally persuade her to demonstrate here at Common Farm.