Watching the Beavers

Beaver Lodge Lower Mill EstateI’m quite embarrassed to admit how long it’s taken us to get round to this, but last night at about 9.15pm we finally braved the muddy path beside Flagham Fen and walked the few minutes round to the hide, hoping for a spot of beaver-watching. No-one else was around, the hide deserted. We sat and waited. Continue reading

Easy Walks from Nightingale House

One of the things we love about the location of Nightingale House is that within a couple of minutes of closing the front door you’re walking beside a lake on a country path. And there are at least three possible routes to choose from. You might like to try any (or all…) of the three walks below (plus see map of the estate in our blue information folder): Continue reading

Bibury : a Beautiful Cotswold Village – and Right on the Doorstep!

If you’ve got only a few hours to spare but you want to see a gorgeous Cotswold village during your stay at Nightingale House, you can’t do better than a trip to Bibury. Only 6 miles (North East) from Cirencester on the B425 (see OS map ‘The Cotswolds’ OL45 on the black bookcase in the second bedroom), it’s less than half an hour’s drive from Lower Mill Estate. Continue reading