Open Farm Sunday 2017

Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday was held back on the 11th June and is an annual event that we look forward to. Open Farm Sunday started back in 2006 and has grown substantially over the years, offering a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at first hand what it means to be a farmer and the fabulous work they do producing our food, enhancing the countryside and all the goods and services farmers provide. We pick a different farm to visit every year and this year it was the turn of North Farm in Horton, and without a doubt it was our favourite visit… Continue Reading “Open Farm Sunday 2017”

Axe Valley Wildlife Park

Axe Valley Park

During half term we spent a couple of days in East Devon, staying at Andrewshayes Holiday Park and visiting my Dad who lives in Axminster. My Dad and his wife suggested that we visit Axe Valley Wildlife Park, a natural, rustic, small, family friendly park set on the outskirts of Axminster, just off the A35, which is home to a plethora of animals for the kids to see and parks where they can run off and burn off all their energy. We arrived at lunchtime on a glorious day and enjoyed a spot of lunch in their cafe before heading… Continue Reading “Axe Valley Wildlife Park”

Christmas Time at Coombe Mill

Coombe Mill

For the last two years we have spent Christmas away from home in the most wonderful setting, Coombe Mill in Cornwall. Coombe Mill was originally a 16th Century water mill, but has been transformed into a beautiful and secluded hamlet of picturesque holiday cottages, Scandinavian and riverside lodges set amidst an idyllic 30 acre private estate between Bodmin Moor and the Beach. Run by Fiona, Farmer Nick and their six gorgeous children Coombe Mill offers the best of farm life with a daily feed run that everyone gets to join in with. With the opportunity to drive a real tractor, feed… Continue Reading “Christmas Time at Coombe Mill”