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Fennel's Journal

Fennel’s Journal is the heartfelt and entertaining account of one man’s search for an old-fashioned and peaceful rural life. Written by lifestyle author Fennel Hudson, the Journal traces his attempts to balance the pressures of modern living by following the mantra of "Stop – Unplug – Escape – Enjoy".

Friends of the Priory

Like-minded Souls

Meet the Friends of the Priory who've most supported our journey.

Contented Countryman

The Contented Countryman

Fennel's podcast, The Contented Countryman celebrates the great outdoors.

Priory Events

Fennel's Priory events

Escape with friends at a Fennel's Priory event.

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The Priory, what's in a name?

The Priory is a philosophy and a belief system that says it is possible to balance the ever-growing complexities and pace of modern life. It is also a celebration of wildlife and country living, those things that serve as an antidote to the concrete claustrophobia of towns and cities.

The Priory Philosophy

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