Why Bewl Rookery

We named our B&B after the rookery opposite. The rooks gather in the trees on the edge of our field in the evenings on their way home to their nests,…

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A year in review

While the days are still short and the sun tries desperately to beat the rain and the clouds it is fun to look back and remember Spring and Summer last…

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Meet our alpacas
Alpacas at Bewl Rookery

Meet our alpacas

Our eight alpacas range in age from 2 months to 15 years old and they all have individual characters. Meet the Bewl Rookery team. A group shot last year when…

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Alpacas at Bewl Rookery

It was more than ten years ago when I first met alpacas. I was working at the Royal Melbourne Show in Victoria, Australia and one of my jobs was to…

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A year in review
Home-grown produce for guests to enjoy

A year in review

As the cold of winter settles in and we wake each morning to a frosty garden and weather forecasters predicting snow it is fun to warm ourselves up with some…

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Planting for the future
100 mixed trees planted in November to create a copse in the corner of our field

Planting for the future

I have always treasured time walking in woods and enjoying the escape, the peace, and watching and hearing nature everywhere: kicking through the thick fallen leaves in autumn; smelling the…

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Bewl Rookery Jambusting
A collection of homemade jams from our orchard and hedgerow fruits.

Bewl Rookery Jambusting

As I was tidying up the Oak Room after our guests left I noticed one of the books on the shelf called ‘Jambusters’ written by Julie Summers and about the…

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Living in a medieval landscape
Grasses and wildflowers on our meadow walk

Living in a medieval landscape

Bewl Rookery B&B lies in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, one of just forty-six in Britain. An AONB is somewhere the government has decided…

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The warm scent of springtime

Wild garlic fills the woodland walks at this time of year. While the smell is associated with springtime, the white heads all floating in the breeze and carpeting the woodland…

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A sea of blue

There are many beautiful walks that involve views of the blue water of Bewl reservoir but today the sea of blue is on the land, it sweeps through the woods,…

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