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Walk this way….to our lovely village of Symondsbury

We live on the edge….the edge of a small and beautiful village, Symondsbury. Symondsbury lies at the heart of an unusually large parish, extending down to the sea at Eype.  The village sits in a hollow at the base of our iconic local landmark, Colmer’s Hill. It’s a pretty village, and I suggest doing a […]

Love you to join us….”Brunch and Belemnites” guided walk – Sat 9th April

UPDATE….We welcomed a lovely mixed Group to Highway Farm on 9th April. Really informative and friendly, all ages and everyone complete the walk to West Bay in sunshine, just one April shower!  Supporting our Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site we raised £120 for the Jurassic Coast and £80 for Cancer Research thank you to everyone […]

Fun and Fantastic fundraising.

Charity update; now £60,860. Wow!! Last year 2017 was a fantastic year in every way. I’ve sent a cheque for £1100 from the another Christmas Wreath-making Workshop to Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. It’s become an annual community event, 60 ladies came along, well done everyone and thank you for taking part.  Since the first workshop […]

Fancy running a B&B in Dorset?

Fancy running a B&B?  Ever thought..that sounds like fun, meet and greeting new people, sharing your home? Think its easy?….its not! But what makes it special…….it’s you……the guest. Guests become friends, returning often, and we welcome new faces all the time. So many lovely people have crossed our door from near and far and enriched […]

….another Highway Farm charity wreath-making workshop!

Well, what a productive day we had yesterday at the annual Highway Farm charity xmas wreath-making workshop!  Everyone made gorgeous wreaths with a wonderful selection of green and brilliantly well done, and lovely to see new faces. I’m very grateful to Symondsbury Estate and the Colfox family for the use of the beautiful tithe barn….quite delightful […]

Christmas is coming….

Charity Christmas Wreath-making Workshops It’s time for making, baking and sharing…..it’s time to make Christmas Wreaths..come and join me. More wreath-making workshops for charity, and this year all the money we raise is for The Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. A local charity that is supported by us all for the very excellent and vital job […]

‘Bake it Better’ bake sale at Highway Farm

This one’s for the kids… Saturday 24th October Drop-in Open House at Highway Farm 11am – 4pm. Invitation…….   We can all bake! Let’s bake it better and together raise some dough for the children. We’re again rolling up, rising to the challenge, pinny’s on and raising money for Great Ormond St Hospital and The Mother […]

Highway Farm Charity Father’s Day update and photos…

Huge thanks to everyone who helped and supported our Father’s Day Brunch. It was a great success, fun and friendly and sunny too. We have been able to donate £1900 to Prostate Cancer UK, and with our Cook Books sales and donations another £400 to Cancer Research. Brilliant news! John and I are delighted, another great […]

Father’s Day Charity Brunch Sunday 21 June

For the Dads, husbands, brothers, uncles, boyfriends, partners…all our special menfolk.  It’s for you!    How about a Big Brunch on Father’s Day?  Sunday 21st June. 10am -1pm                         Our charity is Prostate Cancer…Please come along, the bacon will be sizzling, or if you can’t come […]

Brunch & Belemnites at Highway Farm with The Jurassic Team

We’ve teamed up with the The Jurassic Coast Trust and are running a BBQ and Guided Walk at Highway Farm on Saturday 28th March. UPDATE.. Big thank you to everyone who helped. My idea of a garden BBQ went out the window with the weather but we manage to fit everyone in, kinda cosy, about 30 turned […]

The Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site

The Jurassic Coast, 95 miles from East Devon to Dorset. Highway Farm is supporting our local Heritage and Jurassic Coast. We have teamed up with The Jurassic Coast team and hope to arrange some joint events.  Please come along and support, watch this space for dates or sign up for our newsletter. Check out their […]

Charity UPDATE we’ve raised £56,869.00 Tre..men..dous!

Charity UPDATE we’ve raised….£56,869.00    Tre…men…dous! Made possible with the amazing and continued support and help of many kind friends, neighbours and long suffering family and it all started with the KISS Cook Book…… Thank you so very much and we love you all.  John and I send our warm and special wishes to all those […]

Charity workshop at Highway Farm making wreaths for Xmas

Another amazingly busy workshop making Xmas wreaths for charity at Highway Farm, Bridport. Thank you so much to all the ladies, and to Barry, who bravely joined us. Thank you for coming and supporting our Highway Farm festive wreath-making weekend on the 6th December. It was busy and the sun shone! We held 2 sessions […]

Hooray ..successful Eype Makers Market and the best sunset.

Hooray we’ve had another successful Makers Market with wonderful support from everyone and we’d like to say thank you. I’d like to congratulate the makers, bakers and artists for their splendid displays of home-crafted gifts and tasty food.  This year 50% of the stallholders were new makers as we love to offer people the opportunity […]

Eype Christmas Makers Market Sunday 23rd Nov. Eype BRIDPORT

We are now on the countdown to Eype Christmas Makers Market next Sunday November 23rd.   It has come around very quickly and everyone is busy making! We’ve bakers, makers, potters, artists, jewellers, wood turners, textiles designers, photographers, hatters and so much more!  Our 6th Christmas Market and each year increasing and incredibly popular. It’s an […]