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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; Dec 2018 £69,106.00 Wow!!  A whopping wreath-making day on 11th Dec raising £1559 for Dorchester Hosptial’s new cancer ward, well done ladies and thank you. Since the first workshop in 2009 the Xmas wreaths have raised over £11,500 for charity…..that’s a lot of wreaths!!     It all started in 2008 with The Highway Farm […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Tales of river cottage and farmhouse cake recipe

Walk with me.. …..and our friendly walking group of friends. Our children attended Mosterton School and we were all involved with fund raised and playschools and supported the kids. It’s such a lovely way to keep in touch and up to date with our grown up children,the  grand kids and all that’s going on. This […]

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 […]

Charity Update.’Bake it Better’ for GOSH

MORE DOUGH…Charity Update. We raised over £1000 for ‘Bake it Better’ for GOSH, and Mother & Baby Clinic in Malawi. TEA and CAKES Sunday 12th Oct at Highway Farm My idea to arrange a charity fund raiser in 10 days…..and to ask friends and family for their help and support please. Here’s the challenge; 1. To support […]

Charity Raffle for Prostate Cancer at Bridport’s Food Festival

On a gloriously sunny day in June Bridport held it’s 10th Annual Food Festival. It was a great success. A huge marquee stuffed full and lots of al fresco stalls selling a wonderful array of food and drink, all local, plus a Cookery Theatre with a listing of well known local chefs with talks and demos and […]

Making Xmas Wreaths for Charity.

We had a lively and festive Workshop at the weekend making beautiful Xmas wreaths to sell for charity. Wonderful support from the ladies and I thank them.   It was our 5th Xmas-wreath workshop Amidst the locals ladies were some from far and wide.  Louise arrived bright and early travelling down from Andover to take […]