In 2019 I acquired a caravan that had been in storage, and decided to clean it up a bit. It needed a good old powerwash and a general overhaul. That was then the idea of a writing retreat first came to mind. 

in september 2021 i applied for planning permission to turn the caravan from an enormous garden ornament into a fully functioning retreat and holiday home for writers and artists.

i wait with bated breath.

hope to open to visitors early 2021.

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Lesley Atherton,
Scott Martin Productions


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