Opening May Bank Holiday Weekend 26th, 27th and 28th May 2018
April 2018. The Axbridge lavender field is beginning to show signs of growth and Carole and Barry are looking forward to welcoming you soon. We will be opening every Saturday and Sunday from 26th May and every Bank Holiday Monday until the end of August. Field opening times are from 11am to 4pm with free entry and parking. Well behaved dogs on lead are welcome.
Shop and Cafe: We have a wonderful shop selling our exclusive lotions, potions and culinary products made with the oil we harvest from our single estate lavender field. We also sell a variety of lavender plants during the season. We serve tea, coffee, light lunches, our
famous Cream Tea with Strawberry and Lavender Jam and our own Lavender Ice Cream by
made Granny Gothards.
Lavender Festival Weekend with Somerset producers 23rd and 24th June 2018
Celebrate the flowering of our beautiful Axbridge field at our Lavender Festival weekend 23rd and 24th June 2018 from 11am to 4pm with free entry and parking. See the field at its glorious best, meet Somerset producers, visit our shop, buy plants and relax and enjoy a cream tea. If you would like to book a stand for the weekend call 01934 733939 or email us via our website.
When the field is open, visitors are welcome to walk around the field or can just sit and enjoy the view and the peace, perfume and tranquility of the field. There is a shop and cafe for light refreshments and a Somerset Cream Tea! Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome. Children love the freedom of running through the lavender field. Free admission and parking.
Access for Wheelchairs: We have a cafe and harding standing area which has unrestricted
views of the lavender field and is suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
The top part of the lavender field is up a gentle slope which may not be suitable for visitors with restricted mobility. The shop by the cafe area has one small step. We''ll do our best to help so please contact us before arrival if you need any assistance.
During the season we offer the option of a guided walk of the single estate lavender field to see the fifteen types of lavender we grow and how we use them. These walks must be pre-booked with Carole. The cost of £8 per person and includes tea and homemade cake. We will be announcing times for these tours in the spring of 2018. To find out more call 01934 733939 or complete our enquiry form.
Plan a great day out at Lavender & Co in Somerset and walk the Mendip Way!
Organise a summer day out or short break with Lavender & Co in 2018 and go onto explore the Mendip Way from Uphill to Frome in Somerset, the medieval town of Axbridge, Cheddar's famous Gorge and Caves, the medieval city of Wells, Wookey Hole, the world famous Glastonbury, the beauty of the Somerset Levels and Clarks Village in Street. Our lavender field on the Axbridge by Pass (A371 Cheddar to Wells Road) is near to some great traditional pubs and restaurants over on the Square in Axbridge. The field will be open every Saturday and Sunday from Saturday 26th May and bank holiday Monday until the end of August 2018. Harvesting starts in July and you are welcome to come and watch and join in!.
For more information on planning a short break or walking holiday along the beautiful Mendip Way in Somerset, see Encounter Walking Holidays.
Group Talks with Lavender & Co
We are now taking bookings for our popular group talks. 'Lavender, the Forgotten Herb' takes you back through history as to how lavender was used by the Romans when it came to our country and how the herb is used now, plus Carole and Barry's experience of planting a lavender field and on the Mendip Hills. This is a very popular talk for groups and societies with a question and answer session at the end. We bring our mini shop with our lotions, potions and culinary produce.
The cost for us to attend your local group is £45. To book a talk call Carole Hamblin on 01934 733939 or email here.
"Thank you Carole for speaking to us tonight, there was a buzz in the room which showed
everyone enjoyed it!" Linda.