A busy visit

Today was an unscheduled welcome visit to greet guests who had only booked the night before. It was a great oportunity to replace the very unstable broadband router for one of better quality. We have become very dependant on the internet for our effecient management of room and water heating. No matter the weather or…

Dartmoor sheep like our grass

With all this rain the grass has become very green and lush at Bernard’s Acre. The moorland sheep have not been slow to notice, we welcome them for their company and their lawn mowing skills 24/7  

84mm of Rain in one day

Last Sunday was wet, very wet with the highest rainfall for years in the area. We are relieved that all the new paths and relandscaping withstood natires power. The track leading up from the road however suffered severe damage, emergency repair starts today.

A very pleasant afternoon

Lush grass on camp pitches. Just spent the afternoon cutting grass and bracken management. There are not many places better in the world when the sun shines at Bernard’s Acre.

New Seating installed

Because we had some faulty chairs in the seating the manufacturer has replaced all our seating free of charge for brand new. Just in time for more guests this week end

Stolen to Order

Yesterday we found out that we had been subject to the theft of a Granite Mushroom from our . We believe this happened at 3.30 am on Tuesday 20 th June. There was little sign of activity and with such a heavy object being lifted straight up and out there mush have been mechanical lifting…

It’s been another busy week

The re-opening after our Phase 1 improvement works has gone very well with toddler, youth and family groups giving the facilities a thorough testing. We have had two weekends free and the opportunity to carry out further improvements ahead of schedule. These include upgrade to power supply fuse gear, light fittings in bathrooms & kitchen,…

Cooking on Gas

This season has already brought to light that we need to improve our cookers. Work has now started to make the neccessary alterations to install two new LPG gas cookers. We have to comply with another level of legislation requiring some structural alterations. We intend to be completed by the end of this month in…


As we welcomed our first guests The Lighthouse Church Poole the rhodedendrons started to bloom in the sunshine. We wish them a happy, restful week.

Standing room only at the open day

Today the weather was very kind to us, it was one of those wonderful warm spring sunshine days, old and new faces to Bernard’s Acre arrived bringing with them a sense of renewed hope and expectation for the future. One thing Bernard’s Acre is able to do is make people smile, some one said “There…