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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 […]

EVERYTHING DELICIOUS IN BRIDPORT @Food Festival Sat 18th June

LOOK WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND….. Bridport Food & Beer Festival After a week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area the Food Festival’s main event is at Asker Meadows on Saturday 18th June when they join up with the Bridport Round Table Beer Festival for lots of fun and flavours! Entry is £3.00 for […]

Fossil Fest. Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset.

Lyme Regis is West Dorset’s ‘pearl’, well known and well loved by all. It’s quaint, quirky, historic, famous for fossils, fishing and seafood..and shops…and its steep!   Come to Lyme and Be Guided, nothing like some of insider info and knowledge from the locals…..you can join summertime history tours with an expert, scary back street […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]