Barleymows Farm Shop: The Maize Maze

When we moved to the West Country in October 2018, one of the first things we did was to check out the local farm shop, Barleymows, and become regulars in the shop and the restaurant! At the time, their annual Maize Maze had just finished for the year, but we soon discovered that this wasContinue reading “Barleymows Farm Shop: The Maize Maze”

Open Farm Sunday at Washingpool Farm

We recently had a holiday in Dorset, staying in a cottage at Washingpool Farm, and by a stroke of good fortune, the first day of our visit coincided with Open Farm Sunday! This meant we could explore the whole farm that was literally on our doorstep; fantastic for Henry as he loves seeing animals, especiallyContinue reading “Open Farm Sunday at Washingpool Farm”

Forde Abbey Kitchen Gardens

I’m a sucker for visiting a stately home if they’ve got a working kitchen garden within the grounds! I loved West Dean Walled Kitchen Garden and Clumber Park is quite close to home (although I don’t visit it as often as I’d like to) so during our recent holiday in Dorset, Forde Abbey was definitelyContinue reading “Forde Abbey Kitchen Gardens”