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Extra Activities

Estate Tour and Wine Tasting – Paul Dovey – Estate & Farm Manager

Enjoy an hour and a half tour of our Farmland and animal stock with our hugely knowledgeable Estate & Farm Manager.

Paul is the Estate & Farm Manager of Durslade Farm, a 1000 acre estate, consisting of beef cows, sheep, pigs, goats, arable crops and a vineyard. The farm follows sustainable production methods and supplies the Roth Bar & Grill and The Bull Inn.

After completing his University education, Paul spent 5 years farming in Switzerland followed by 10 years managing Sting and Trudie Styler’s farm in Wiltshire.  Paul has been with our Estate for the last 3 years and is passionate about the way the livestock is reared. In 2018 Paul won supreme champion of the South West for one of his Wagyu steaks butchered at Roth Bar & Grill. Wine and cider making are part of Paul’s duties. He makes still and sparkling wine from our hand picked grapes. The tour ends with a wine tasting. – £125

Roth Bar & Grill Courses

Whether it be fermenting, baking, butchery or making the best of the season bounty, Roth Bar & Grill run a number of courses throughout the year. The courses run from 10am to 3pm and include coffee on arrival and lunch. Usually on a Monday, this is the perfect way to finish a long weekend’s stay at the Farmhouse. Please book your place at www.rothbarandgrill.co.uk/events.

Massage therapist, Reiki, Reflexology – Helen

Helen was born and raised in Bruton. A qualified therapist in the following; Deep tissue massage, Lava shell massage, Swedish massage and Indian head massage, also Reiki and Reflexology.

Relaxation through massage takes away many stresses and strains of day to day life, leaving you feeling uplifted and refreshed.

Healing and helping people overcome their ailments is what drives Helen, giving her a great deal of satisfaction in the knowledge she has made a difference!’

Please contact the Farmhouse Manager for full list of treatments.

Yoga, Reflexology – Nicola

Nicola qualified with the British Reflexology Association in 2007 and went on to qualify as a yoga instructor in 2013. Nicola runs many local classes for adults but she is also qualified to teach yoga to children. Yoga in the Farmhouse is practiced in the living room under the Pipilotti Rist installation. The classes focus on Hatha Yoga combined with other favourite Yoga poses from other branches.

Attention to the heart, the breath and one’s own awareness is the foundation to each class.   In fine weather the class can take place in the private garden. Maximum number of 7 in each class.

£85 – one hour class.

Personal Trainer and Barrecore Instructer – Anna

Anna has been a personal trainer for 14 years and now, using her background in fitness and dance, she is offering a 30-minute Barrecore class. Barrecore is an increasingly popular discipline that combines postures and movement inspired by ballet and other challenging fitness disciplines. It targets an array of muscle groups, increasing strength and improving posture while promoting the lean physique of a dancer. Anna incorporates great music into her half hour classes which are not only seriously good for you, but also great fun.

Anna can also provide one to one personal training. Anna’s personal training sessions include skipping, boxing, weights, kettlebells and mat work. The sessions last for 45 minutes and include interval training and circuits.

30 minute Barrecore class for max 4 people – £55

45 minute personal training session – £65

Clay Pigeon Shoot – Roe Norman

Under the expert eye of Roe Norman, take a couple of hours to hone your shooting skills.  Roe is based at his farm a few miles outside of Bruton. He has been shooting for 35 years and is a qualified deer stalker as well as having a qualification in gun fitting. He will offer tuition using a variety of targets and adapt the session to your experience and ability. A maximum of a 30 shot limit per person.

A 2 hour session – £55 per head – Maximum number of people is 12. (If only four people the cost is £60 per head, four person minimum)

A 1 hour session – £45 per head

Please confirm your requirements with the Farmhouse Manager

The Farm is very close to The Bull Inn, sister restaurant of Roth Bar & Grill. After shooting it is the perfect place to relax in the beer garden in summer or by the open fire in winter.

www.thebullinn-bruton.com

Hauser & Wirth Gallery Tour

Immerse yourself in the current exhibition with the guidance of a member of the Gallery’s Education team. Within an hours tour you will get to know the artists, their work and inspiration.

Tour of current Gallery exhibition – 1 hour – £50

Family Saturdays – Hauser & Wirth Gallery

Hauser & Wirth Somerset invites families into the gallery for Family Saturday on the first Saturday of every month. These free sessions offer families a unique experience of art, design and nature.

Hauser & Wirth Events & Workshops

Throughout the year the Gallery offer special practical workshops, often related to the current exhibition. For example there has been a ‘Drawing From Film’ workshop with Catherine Goodman, also an experimental print making workshop.

For more information about these events please go to the Hauser & Wirth Somerset website.