History

The history behind Somerset Day

Happy Somerset Day! Today marks the 4th annual celebration of Somerset Day, which started back in 2015 to share why Somerset is an amazing place to live, work and visit. With an abundance of events happening over the weekend to … Read More

Big hit movies starring Somerset

With Somerset being an area full of stunning landscapes and the home to famous screenwriters, actors and directors, there is no doubt as to why there are so many films which have a link to Somerset. Here is a list … Read More

A Brief History And The Making Of Somerset Scrumpy Cider

Somerset has been famous for making good scrumpy for hundreds of years. The local dialect for a strong or sharp tasting cider, made in Somerset is ‘scrumpy’ and has been consumed and made within Somerset as well as being distributed … Read More

The Autumn Equinox at Dimpsey Glamping

As the nights draw closer and the very first few leaves start to drop from the trees, you can just start to feel a little chill in the air in the evening here at Dimpsey Glamping. I always feel that … Read More

Rainy Day Activities & Attractions Near Dimpsey Glamping South Somerset

As the Summer fades out and the rainy season fades in, there are still plenty of things to do in South Somerset even with an umbrella at the ready. Dimpsey Glamping is situated in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding … Read More

National Somerset Day – Top 10 Facts About Somerset!

Happy National Somerset Day everyone! We are thankful here at Dimpsey Glamping to be situated in the beautiful county of Somerset but there is a lot more to Somerset than Cider and Cheddar Cheese 😉 Here are our top 10 … Read More

Dimpsey Glamping brings even more luxury to your stay with the addition of the Hikki Hot Tub!

Who doesn’t love a bit of nature, and of course, luxury? And if you can combine the two, then why not we say! So imagine our delight when we came across Hikki. Hikki aim to bring indoors, out. Through previous … Read More

Appreciating where we are, loving the land.

I am currently sitting in my kitchen with a cup of tea working away on my iPad and feeling very content. Why? As I sit here and look around, I feel the warmth from memories and history that this farm … Read More

The origins of the word “Shepherd”

Seeing as we have our own Shepherd Hut here at Dimpsey, we thought it would be an idea to look at the very beginning and the origin of the word Shepherd. Shepherd – a person who tends to, looks after … Read More

Getting ‘hygge’ in the Dimpsey Hut

Here at Dimpsey we’re always looking at ways that we can make your experience even cosier, more relaxing and as chilled out as possible. Recently we’ve been slightly obsessed with the art of Danish ‘hygge’, which is hard to explain and even … Read More

The Dimpsey Glamping Far From The Madding Crowd Competition

We were delighted to acquire the original hut from the film ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’ earlier this year, delivered by our lovely friends over at Blackdown Shepherd Huts. The hut can be seen in the first five minutes of the film … Read More

Learning the ‘Zummerzet’ lingo…

If you have read our website you will know that ‘Dimpsey’ is a term unique to Somerset meaning ‘twilight’, ‘dusk’ or ‘low light’. But did you know that us Somerset folk have lots of words that are unique to our region? … Read More