Lockdown Update

What’s next? 2021

With the government’s lockdown roadmap now in place, we are hopeful for the full reopening of the Estate in the near future. Read our guide below to see what you can expect to see open based on the governments guidelines. You can read the government’s roadmap here.

Home & Garden

We are currently open with our Home & Garden food shop Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 3pm.

From the 12th April, non-essential retail can reopen, meaning the entirety of Home & Garden will be open again. Other businesses on the Estate will also be open, including Colmers Hill Fashion, The Shed Hair & Beauty, Charles Chesshire Plants & Garden, Miranda Berrow Ceramics, Bridport Cycles, Wrixton Smyth Creations. Please contact them directly for individual opening times.

Symondsbury Kitchen

On the 12th April, Symondsbury Kitchen will reopen with outside seating only, for 6 people or 2 households.

On the 17th May, indoor seating may resume with 6 people or 2 households.


We are able to operate our holiday homes and glamping tents (self contained holiday accommodation) from the 12th April. Bookings can now be made for holidays for this date. The rule of 6 persons or 2 households applies. If you have any questions about your holiday, please contact our lettings manager.


From the 12th April, weddings and receptions may take place up to 15 people (rising from 6).

From the 21st June, we can allow up to 30 people at weddings and receptions. We have been advised that number restrictions will be reviewed from the 21st June. If you have any questions about your upcoming wedding, please contact our weddings team.


You may enjoy our countryside areas with a picnic with your household or with one other person from another household.

From the 29th March, we can allow 6 people or 2 households to meet outdoors.

From the 17th May, rules state that up to 30 people can meet outdoors.

From the 21st June, it is expected most social restrictions will have been lifted.

Please continue to keep safe and respect our social distancing rules we have in place.

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