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Julia Bradbury ITV Best Walks With A View- Dorset

Julia Bradbury ITV Best Walks With A View – The Dorset The Golden Cap Walk   Our stomping ground. Enjoyed the programme very much and we knew everyone Julia talked too, brilliant and well done all. You never know who you’re going to meet up with when walking our hills. Dorset: The Golden Cap Walk episode 3…. Explore […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Come to Bridport Food Festival Sat 13th June

Bridport Food Festival and Beer Festival. Everything delicious in the Bridport Area!  7th-13th June. It’s on all week with lots of things to do and see, wine tasting, visits, Farm walk, food trail, visit to producers, and more…… The Bridport Food Festival is on Saturday 13th June and its always a great day out. Beer […]

Exclusive Arty Workshops especially for you!

Come to West Dorset and learn new skills in beautiful surroundings and enjoy our warm Dorset hospitality combined with local expert tuition. Bridport has a wealth of artistic talent, exciting times and lots going on. Come and join a Workshop and let our wonderful tutors inspire you. Highway Farm is offering Stained Glass Workshop days […]

Happy…Bridport is the happiest place to live……

BRIDPORT has been named the happiest place to live in Britain – with market towns reportedly ‘more popular than ever’. I always knew I was happy but now its official we live in the Happiest town in a very Happy Dorset where we live longer and have happy lives! The West Dorset hills help, and […]

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 […]

SW Coastal Footpath….it’s on our doorstep!

The South West Coastal Footpath was originally a means for the coastguard to track and pursue smugglers, it continues to provide access to 630 miles of stunning coastal scenery from Minehead to Poole. It is the longest and most popular walk in the country and is considered among the World’s Great Hikes. With two World […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broadchurch series 2, filming started today.

So where is Broadchurch….? Location, location..West Dorset! The Broadchurch TV series really gripped the nation last year with its serious and chilling story line. It was was written by local man Chris ​Chibnall who moved here to live and fell in love with Dorset. The stunning scenery shots were filmed from West Bay, Eype and Burton […]