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  • S1E10 Claire Greenslade

    Claire Greenslade is the Head Gardener at Hestercombe and chief custodian of this amazing horticultural site. We met her to talk about her discovery of gardening as an art form, mentoring young gardeners, and how the role of gardens is changing as our lives and culture learn to adapt to a post-Covid world.

  • S1E9 Marcus Fergusson & Penny Nagle

    Marcus and Penny moved to Somerset for a change of pace, to create from the land, and to bring their children up outside the crowds of London. Marcus' love of cheese, and Penny's honed networking skills combined for them to create an award winning cheese business at Feltham's Farm in Horsington, South Somerset.

  • S1E8 Paula Carnell

    Paula Carnell built a successful career as an artist selling her silk paintings across the UK and globally. Opening a gallery in Castle Cary, exhibiting in London and the USA, […]

  • S1E7 Luke Sutton and Thomas Gammella

    The Clockspire restaurant in Milborne Port has quickly established itself as setting the bar for a fine dining experience in South Somerset. Head chef Luke Sutton, and Restaurant manager Thomas […]

  • S1E6 Dawn Hurd

    We meet the founder of Hurd & Co. the award-winning knitwear and country gifts brand which puts ethically sourced materials, and giving back to the community over profit margin. We […]

  • S1E5 Nicola Pryce

    Novelist Nicola Pryce has lived in Somerset for the past 25 years, and has written a series of five novels set around the Cornish coast in the late 1700s. We […]

  • S1E4 Sam Reynolds

    Somerset Stories meets marine biologist and conservationist Sam Reynolds. We talk the science of coral, climate, and share surfing tips. As well as finding out how a love of rock […]

  • S1E3 Jaimie Haselock

    We meet private chef, and winner of game chef of the year, Jaimie Haselock. He shares some recipes, gives his thoughts on English wine, and talks about the benefits of […]

  • S1E2 Ian Thomas and Safia Shah

    We meet the brilliant pair behind Bootmakers in Wincanton, a craft workshop which puts community and sustainability at its core. We talk about their careers in TV journalism, their passion […]

  • S1E1 Tom Corneill

    We meet writer, musician, and fellow podcaster Tom Corneill in the very first episode of Somerset Stories. We talk about the highs and lows of life in a band, playing […]