Near Chard

A brand-new destination, freshly introduced for 2024!

Five days, Monday to Friday

Prices per person, based on two people sharing a room:
June: £1,400
September–October: £1,350

Our holidays are available to people from all communities and financial backgrounds. We don’t want finance to be a barrier to you getting a break. If these prices are out of reach we might be able to offer you further financial help, support you with finding additional funding, or both. Find out more here, or contact us if you’re still unsure. We will support you to get the holiday you need.

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Chard is a historic market town whose charm lies not only in its stunning backdrop of green fields and hills, but also in its quaint English country look and feel; its centre is a High Street Heritage Action Zone. A mere train ride away from the famous Jurassic coast and close to England’s newly-designated biggest super nature reserve, the Somerset Wetlands, this is an exquisitely rich site of natural British beauty.


Holemoor Stables is set on a private estate deep in the glorious Somerset countryside. A Mediterranean-style courtyard nestled in the midst of the accommodation inspires a communal feeling, with a warm and cheerful feel to the interiors. Light and airy shared spaces, a garden patio looking out onto a smooth lawn, an indoor heated pool, and a games room all feature in giving it a luxury feel.

Each room in this fully ground-floor holiday house is ‘zip and link’, meaning the beds can be made up as either two Twins or one King at your request. Two of the bedrooms contain ensuite wetrooms, while the other two contain ensuite shower rooms where the shower may need to be accessed by a small step. There is also a third ground floor bedroom with an ensuite wetroom available in an annex if this is needed. You are welcome to contact us to discuss room options, to help you decide what is best.



From breathtaking landscapes to heartwarming animal interactions, this holiday will immerse you in nature. Taste the sea air as you walk or boat along the rugged Jurassic coast. Try your hand at falconry or take a stroll alongside fuzzy alpacas. And don’t forget to explore the county’s rich history, with ancient sites woven into the fibre of the countryside; the Somerset area has been inhabited since prehistoric times and there are plenty of historical locations waiting to have their secrets discovered.

Example Itinerary

Every holiday with Dementia Adventure is unique! Your itinerary may vary depending on the date, and will be released to you in good time before your departure — usually about two to three weeks prior.

If you would like to get an idea of the kinds of activities that may be in store for you, see the example itinerary below. However, please note that this example is just a mock-up based on past years’ schedules, and does not constitute your final itinerary.

Morning Enjoy the coast and sea air at Lyme Regis Feed and walk with alpacas before indulging in tea and cake Leisurely exploration of Forde Abbey and Gardens, with lunch in their coffee shop Visit Coates English Willow Centre for basket-making and a final nature walk
AfternoonArrival. Meet at a local cider farm for lunch and a tourFish and chip lunch in anticipation of a sightseeing boat tour along the Jurassic coastPicnic lunch, then take the Wetland Explorer tram from Seaton to the Somerset Wetlands for some nature-based activitiesA light brunch in the visitors’ centre
EveningEnjoy a home-cooked evening meal at the accommodationHome-cooked evening meal at the accommodation, then a visit from a falconer with their birds of preyEnjoy a home-cooked evening meal at the accommodationDinner out at a traditional local pub

Who is this holiday for?

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What is included?

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