Water/Mudproof Boots/Tent? There are MAJOR (army sent in) floods in the surrounding area at the moment.
Make sure that you drink some Scrumpy, it's the local drink which sometimes tastes like piss and comes in the kind of industrial plastic bottles you put gasoline in. Think of it as "Super Cider". I think they have Monks there who make Mead too, but I was very young when I went there. Also Witches.