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Somerset Inspiration

“Where do your lodge names originate from?”

It’s a question often asked by guests booking and arriving on the park. The answer?

“They are all inspired by Somerset & the local area or things personal to the park and owner.” 

Find out the history behind each lodge name below.

Orchard Lodge

The lodge right next to our gorgeous apple orchard! 

Orchard Lodge Kitchen. Cheddar, Somerset.

The Levels

The Somerset Levels are a coastal plain and wetland area of Somerset, England, running south from the Mendips to the Blackdown Hills

The levels bathroom. Cheddar, Somerset.

Nyland Lodge

Named after Nyland Hill, which is in view from the apple orchard.

Nyland Lodge Lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

Amber Lodge

The Amber tones used in its interiors.

Amber Lodge bedroom and bathroom. Cheddar, Somerset.

The Willows

After the old willow trees, previously on site.

The Willows lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

The Retreat

Named after the company that designed and supplied the lodges.

The Retreat Lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

Blackbird Lodge

After the many blackbirds present on the site.

5* Blackbird Lodge master bedroom. Cheddar, Somerset.

Cedar Lodge

The sustainable wood used to clad the lodges.

Cedar Lodge Lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

Diamond Lodge

The Beatles song- “Lucy in the sky of Diamonds”.

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The expression, ‘to while away’; to spend time in a relaxed way because you have nothing to do or you are waiting for something else to happen.

Whileaway kitchen. Cheddar, Somerset.

Mulberry Lodge

The original Mulberry handbag factory is based locally in Shepton Mallet.

Mulberry kitchen. Cheddar, Somerset.

The Sleights

Draycott Sleights is a local walk with breath-taking views.

The Sleights lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

Peppers Lodge

The Beatles Album- ‘Sargent Peppers Lonely Hearts Club’.

Peppers Lodge lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.


A hamlet set in the AONB Mendip Hills.

5 Star Lodge, Charterhouse, living area. Cheddar, Somerset

Deer Leap

A view point on the Mendip Hills, Somerset. With 2 headstones, apparently marking how long a deer leaped.

5 Star Lodge, Deer Leap, bathroom. Cheddar, Somerset

Pamela’s Meadow

Pamela, the parks owners Mum, planted the garden of this lodge and tends to it throughout the Summer.

5 Star Lodge, Pamela's Meadow, lounge. Cheddar, Somerset

Perry Lodge

After Perrys Somerset Cider.

5 star Perry Lodge lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.


After its BOLD colour scheme.

Pomegranate Lodge bedroom. Cheddar, Somerset.


A hamlet between Draycott & Rodney Stoke.

5 Star Lodge, Honeyhurst living area. Cheddar, Somerset

The Spinney

‘Spinney’ means a small area of trees.

5 star Lodge, The Spinney, lounge. Cheddar, Somerset.

Batcombe Hollow

A small village in Somerset.

5 star Lodge, Batcombe Hollow bathroom. Cheddar, Somerset.

Combe Hay

A small village in Somerset.

5 star Lodge, Combe Hay bathroom. Cheddar, Somerset.

Cheddar Pink

A wildflower that grows predominantly on Cheddar Gorge.

Cheddar Pink kitchen. Cheddar, Somerset.


Burrington Combe – a limestone gorge on the Mendip Hills AONB.

Burrington Lodge dining area. Cheddar, Somerset.

You can view our site map here to see lodge placement on the park.

Somerset County borders Dorset, Devon, Bristol and Gloucestershire. Famous for Glastonbury Festival (just 20 minutes from us!), Cheddar Cheese Factory & Cheddar Gorge (just 5 minutes from us), The City of Bath (30 minutes away) and Wells City (just 15 minutes way).

Check out Visit Somerset for inspiration on things to do.

Be sure to check out our Instagram and Facebook for things to do in the area and top tips from our staff.