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Discover Dorset by Electric Bike….

Here’s an idea…..oh, and that’s me on the left! “We were a group of ladies looking for some excitement! This cycle trip provided more than we expected. Well led, very picturesque route with stunning views, visit to a vineyard…cheers!, a church, scenic stop at a lake and welcome pub visit at the end.  The bikes […]

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 […]

Love the Jurassic Coast

I’m a Jurassic Coast Ambassador,  I’ve joined the team of the newly formed Jurassic Coast Trust….along with many other passionate and enthusiastic volunteers all along our 95 miles of stunning coastline. We aim to help to protect, promote, educate and inspire others to enjoy The Jurassic Coast, England’s first and only UNESCO natural world heritage […]

Join our Art scene in Bridport. Open Studios 22-31 August

Bridport & West Dorset Open Studios 2015. A celebration of the visual arts within a ten-mile radius of Bridport. This lively event takes place over ten days from 22-31 August. Now in its 17th year, the event features more than 70 artists opening their studios, galleries and homes to show eclectic and exciting work in […]

Whet your appetite with a visit to Palmers Brewery Bridport

I always suggest the Palmers Brewery tour to our guests but I’ve not done the tour myself, it happens when you live here…just too busy! So with french student Chloe and 3 girlfriends in tow off we went to sample the tour and the beer! It was Bridport Food Week and Palmers were generously offering free […]

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 […]

Lively Bridport Market…..the place to be on Saturday mornings

It’s quite hard to leave this little peaceful place, (Highway Farm) but never mind, I take my shoes and my bag, and let’s go to Bridport! It was a perfect day, the sun shone, the birds sang, and the air was sweet… It’s very simple to walk to Bridport from Highway Farm, after crossing the […]