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Christmas Movie Extravaganza

What is your idea of the run up to Christmas? Last minute shopping and prepping never-ending piles of sprouts? Or watching Christmas movies, snuggled around a log fire with popcorn and hot drinks? Well, we might just have something for you. Habitat Escapes is holding a 2-day movie extravaganza from 22nd–23rd December at Silverlake. With

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A natural Christmas is coming to Lower Mill Estate

With our Pumpkin Flotilla over after another amazing year, there is only one thing on everyone’s mind… Here at Habitat Escapes we are putting together a magical Christmas experience for all the family. Fondues and festive cocktails will be served from a rustic tepee on weekends throughout December, whilst anyone staying at the Estate through

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A creepy crawlie Halloween at Silverlake, Dorset – Thursday 31st October: 4.15pm-10pm

If you are joining us at Silverlake over Halloween, you are in for a spooky treat! Come down to the Haunted Yurt for a creepy crawlie pizza on us, while the kids take part in a clay workshop to model one of Silverlake’s many insects. There will also be some creepy crafts on hand, which

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Halloween just got scarier with our biggest ever Pumpkin Flotilla

Halloween just got scarier with our biggest ever Pumpkin Flotilla! Thursday 31st October, Lower Mill Estate Join us on Halloween night for our eerie Pumpkin Flotilla at Lower Mill Estate, which after last year’s success will be bigger and better than ever before. There will be pumpkin carving, crafting, bonfires, marshmallows, hot drinks and spooky

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September in Dorset

There’s always something wonderful to do in Dorset and if you can tear yourself away from the local beaches, you may want to try one of these seasonal activities. Wellbeing by the Lakes, Dorchester: 19th – 21st September A brand new festival hosting a curated blend of talks, live performance, meditation, movement sessions, breathwork, wholesome

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September in The Cotswolds

With under two weeks left and our September Steals offer launching, here are a just a few of the activities you could get up to on your stay at Lower Mill Estate. September in The Cotswolds Last chance to catch the magical Giffords Circus, Stroud: 19th-29th September The UK’s most magical circus, Giffords Circus, ends

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Silverlake Sponsors Warmwell Fete

Over a thousand people attended the local biannual Warmwell Fete over the Summer holidays. The fete was a brilliant day out for the whole family with vintage vehicles, steam engines and a treasure hunt to keep the kids (and adults!) entertained. Silverlake was a proud sponsor of this local event, which raised over £3000 for

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Our Incredible Pumpkin Flotilla returns to Lower Mill Estate on 31st October

Our incredible Pumpkin Flotilla, recently rated by The Times as one of their must-do Halloween breaks, is back. This year 200 pumpkins, carved by you, will set sail on Spinney Lake. Come down to our tepee to design your pumpkin and then toast some marshmallows on the campfire, while you watch it illuminate the lake.

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Why Autumn is a wonderful time to visit our Country Estates

If you’ve not yet visited our country estates in Autumn, you’re in for a treat. Along with thousands of trees changing colour, this is a great time to spot some of our wildlife and birds. At Silverlake, it’s hard to miss the incredible starling murmuration over Starling Lake and Beaumont Lake. The skies will be

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New Activity Hub Video

Whether you like gliding across our glassy lakes spotting our unique inhabitants or working up a sweat in one of our waterside work out classes, Activity Hub have all bases covered! Watch our new Activity Hub video to give you just a taste of what you can enjoy at Lower Mill Estate:

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