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Sole Retreat


Described as 'stepping into a piece of paradise'. What a challenge to garden at 1000’ on the Mendip Hills AONB. Laid out with tranquillity and healing in mind, garden is full of old favourites set in ⅓ acre. 10 differing areas within dry stone walls and raw face bedrock incl herbaceous borders, labyrinth, water feature, vegetable plot, contemplation garden and recent addition of the Gothic corner.
Features and Attractions

Tranquil, contemplation garden with corners for relaxation and mindful thinking.

Press and Media Coverage

Somerset Life, Wells Journal, garden winner Wells in Bloom.

Sole Retreat- Canceled


On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Jane Clisby
01749 672648/07790 602906

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How to find us

Sole Retreat
Haydon Drove, Haydon
nr West Horrington

3m NE of Wells.
  • More detailed directions
    From Wells take B3139 towards the Horringtons and keep on main road for 3m. L into Haydon Drove and Sole Retreat Reflexology, signed, garden 50yds on L.
Accessibility information

Some gravel, narrow paths.

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