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Love good food? Everythings Delicious in Bridport!

Bridport Taste Trail  11th – 17th June, not to be missed! Let me take you for a foodie walkabout around the streets of Bridport, and surrounding countryside pubs, and visit the seaside flavours of West Bay, Bridport’s harbour and home of the ITV series Broadchurch.                     […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recipes. Mincemeat Cake

Great recipe for mincemeat cake is good for using up any leftover mincemeat you might have in the fridge from Christmas…..but I like make it all year round as it’s so easy, freezes well and yummy too! The recipe is from my neighbours Doug & Amanda, who arrived one New Year’s day with a present of a […]

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 […]

Ganders Cottage with the bonus of breakfast!

“If you are in need of re charging your batteries and could do with a little break not a million miles from here, look no further than Ganders Cottage at Highway Farm near Bridport in Dorset. Ganders is a self-catering cottage annexed to the owners accommodation, but with the bonus of B&B capacity, so you […]

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 […]