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Incredible places to visit in Somerset this Autumn

Incredible places to visit in Somerset this Autumn

Somerset is full of incredible places to visit all year round. Here’s some of our favourites to visit in Somerset in Autumn. Dunster Castle Featuring Victorian garden...

How to enjoy the garden all year round

How to enjoy the garden all year round

Even though the clocks are changing soon, there’s still plenty of opportunities to keep enjoying your garden all year round. Although summer is great for spending tim...

Somerlap stock new eco-friendly fuel from Brackenburn

Somerlap stock new eco-friendly fuel from Brackenburn

Somerlap are pleased to announce that they now stock locally made, eco-friendly fuel Brackenburn Brackettes. What are Brackenburn Brackettes? Brackettes are an innovati...

How to store kiln dried logs

How to store kiln dried logs

Kiln dried logs burn better and more efficiently than unseasoned logs – giving you more heat and less mess. That's why kiln dried logs are often favoured by those th...

How much should kiln dried logs cost?

How much should kiln dried logs cost?

Kiln dried logs cost can vary significantly, so we've put together a general guide to the cost of kiln dried logs in Somerset and included some useful information on what...

Win a BBQ shelter and keep BBQing all year round

Win a BBQ shelter and keep BBQing all year round

This competition is NOW CLOSED. If you didn’t win, why not sign up to our email newsletter, using the form below. We’ll keep you informed of future competitions, gr...

Made in Somerset: some of the best products from our County

Made in Somerset: some of the best products from our County

At Somerlap, we’re proud to sell a range of Somerset-made products built by skilled, local craftsmen. In this blog, we round up some other products that are locally mad...

Contemporary fence panels for modern gardens

Contemporary fence panels for modern gardens

A contemporary fence can add a touch of elegance that will complement a modern house or garden design. The fence panels below not only look stunning, they're also strong ...

How to create a garden sanctuary

How to create a garden sanctuary

Spending time in the garden can be incredibly restorative, especially if you make your outdoor area into your own personal garden sanctuary. Here's how to create your own...

Low maintenance and long-lasting benches

Low maintenance and long-lasting benches

Here at Somerlap, we have a passion for garden benches. They have to be one of the nicest ways to sit and enjoy the outdoors. They're perfect for most home gardens, as we...

Somerlap's Kevin and George swim Pier to Pier for British Heart Foundation

Somerlap's Kevin and George swim Pier to Pier for British Heart Foundation

Somerlap’s Kevin and George Bond recently joined over a thousand swimmers in the annual Pier to Pier swim in Bournemouth. The event took place on 15th July and particip...

The best groundcover for walkways

The best groundcover for walkways

Groundcover is ideal for creating interesting walkways in any domestic garden. It's also perfect for golf clubs, caravan parks, campsites and arenas. We look at the benef...

5 reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset

5 reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset

Looking for timber fencing for your home or business in the local area? Here's five reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset. 1. Made in Somerset for over 35 years Co...

Fun ideas to try in the garden during the summer holidays

Fun ideas to try in the garden during the summer holidays

Here's some great (and simple) ideas to keep the children from getting bored in the summer holidays – whilst making the most of your garden. 1. Camp out in the garden ...

Somerlap softwood garden furniture - now permanently better value

Somerlap softwood garden furniture - now permanently better value

At Somerlap, we're committed to offering quality timber products at great value prices.  We continually review our prices to ensure they represent the best possible val...