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

Recipe: Coffee cake with coffee buttercream and coffee glaze

Today is National Coffee Day and on Sunday it is International Coffee Day so we thought we would celebrate the only way we could here at Dimpsey Glamping, with Coffee Cake 😉   INGREDIENTS For The Coffee Cake 200g unsalted … Read More

15 Reasons Why You Should Learn To Relax

Every where you go you see ‘life’ being busy all around you. Whether you are working or have children (or both!), maybe you are retired or just lead a hectic social lifestyle. Whenever you are busy, your body is doing … 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

Book a ‘Sloe’ break. Relax and enjoy nature’s larder at Dimpsey Glamping

All bookings for our Dimpsey Glamping Hut between now and the end of October 2015 will have the chance to take advantage of our ‘sloe’ breaks free of charge! We are lucky to be surrounded by nature’s larder containing wild berries, … 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