We are a family business based on a traditionally run farm in rural North Devon. We work in harmony with our natural environment, and use the countryside and our gardens as inspiration for our products. The main theme of our business is lavender – which inspires our food, toiletries and plant selection.
2013 opening times:
From SUNDAY 3rd March to 31 October.
11.00am to 5.30pm
THERE WILL BE NO GUIDED WALK ON WEDNESDAY 29TH MAY
Please note: We are CLOSED EVERY FRIDAY except for Good Friday,
CLOSED FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN MARCH
gardens - nursery - tearoom - gift shop - farming - GUIDED WALKS
Our continually developing gardens are a delight to wander around on a warm sunny day. They follow our theme of lavender and shades of purple, mauve, and violet.
The nursery sells a selection of plants, many grown from cuttings from our extensive gardens. Along with several varieties of lavender for sale, we also have to name a few, purple verbena, lilac coloured sweet peas, and mauve and white fuschias.
Our tearoom serves homemade food using our own and locally sourced produce, with a lavender theme. All our pasties, rolls, cakes, teacakes, scones, ice cream, and pastries are made on the premises. We are customer focussed, aiming to provide excellent customer service.
Our exclusive range of toiletries made on site by our qualified aromatherapist are sold in our gift shop. Our range of lotions, soaps, hand and body care have been specially formulated with natural essential oils to provide a delightful range of wonderfully fragranced toiletries.
The 100 acre farm is run in a traditional manner, using minimal inputs and encouraging wild life. The farm has been in the family for the past 60 years. Traditional farming methods are used to ensure a good quality of life and welfare of the animals. Wide field margins in the arable fields are maintained to encourage wildlife by providing them with an abundance of food in the hedgerows and verges. We rear our own Devon Ruby Red cattle to provide the meat for the tea room, have free range chickens to provide us with fresh eggs, several beehives for our honey, and grow our own fruit and vegetables for use in the tea room, and for visitors to buy on a pick your own basis.