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The S'Lowdown

Welcome to The S’Lowdown –
Swallowtail Hill’s place for reading and relaxation. Why not grab a cuppa and take five minutes for yourself? Go on - we won’t tell anyone!

15 February 2024
Waking From Hibernation

For the first time this winter we did something we should have been doing for years. We gave ourselves permission to S’Lowdown. Yep, the irony is not lost on us…

28 February 2023
Off-Grid Adventures

If you’ve not stayed with us before here’s a little flavour of what our off-grid spaces are all about! So why not have a browse and discover more!

15 December 2022
Winter Rituals – Do You Have Any?!

This time of year is full of ritual – some traditional, some just peculiar to our own homes and families, but all of them observed, enjoyed or treasured in some…

21 November 2022
Glamping Gift Vouchers – The Perfect Present!

If you’d like to gift something a little more sustainable and special this Christmas a Swallowtail Hill gift voucher might just be the perfect gift option for a loved one!…

14 October 2022
Festive Breaks At Swallowtail Hill

‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la! If you’re wondering how to spend Christmas in a different way this year, then a trip to Swallowtail Hill…

9 May 2022
The S’Lowdown on: Kids Off Grid

First of all you won’t find a tv or a games console anywhere. And we know that some of you find this a BIG SHOCK when you arrive!…

8 May 2022
Nature As Balm To Loneliness

To feel connected we need to feel seen and it is our dearest wish that by offering a peaceful place in which to relax that we help people to be the truest version of themselves…

8 April 2022
The S’Lowdown on Stress

This month is stress awareness month and the theme this year is community. We need to recognise the value of connecting with each other in a meaningful way in order to give…

2 March 2022

What we do know is that almost universally everyone sleeps well at Swallowtail Hill. We love that you report feeling refreshed and relaxed and we put it down to these magical ingredients…

9 February 2022
Solo Stays

We’ve been a bit remiss. We talk a lot about the couples who visit, and the families who stay here. But we welcome lots of solo guests too – and absolutely we should be championing them too!…

8 February 2022
Time To Talk – Campfire Conversations!

Often, when we’re chatting to guests at the end of their stays, they tell us that it was wonderful to just have ‘time to talk’, that a couple of days respite from the noise and bustle…

5 February 2022
These Boots Are Made For Walking

The one truth that is a constant for me is – I’ll always feel better after a walk. Sometimes just knowing this fact is annoying…

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