Directions to Cheristow Lavender - there are two main routes - the first is suitable for all vehicles, the second only for cars.
ROUTE 1 - SUITABLE FOR COACHES AND CARAVANS.
Take the A39 from Barnstaple to Bude. Just after the Clovelly Cross roundabout, turn right onto the B3248 towards Hartland.
Continue along this road for about 2 miles, until you see a big sign with an arrow to the right for Hartland Lighthouse and Hartland Point.
Take this turning (Lighthouse Cross) to the right, towards the Lighthouse. You will also see a brown sign "Lavender Tea Room 3 miles" at this turning.
Continue along this road - you will pass a sign for Yapham, and a sign for Highdown and reach a turning in the road at Highdown Cross. Follow the road to the left signposted Lighthouse.
Continue along the road past Brownsham Cross still following the signs towards the Lighthouse. You will pass a house on the right. Carry on and you will come to a crossroads YOULTREE CROSS.
DO NOT TAKE THE SIGNS TO THE LIGHTHOUSE FROM HERE, RATHER CONTINUE STRAIGHT ACROSS. There is a brown sign here "LAVENDER TEA ROOM". You are now 1 mile from your destination.
Carry straight on this road. You will pass a red post box on your right. Carry straight ahead. When the road forks with the TV mast, take the left fork. There is a brown teacup on the signpost. Continue for about 500 yards, until you come to a signpost for Cheristow. There is a brown sign here for "LAVENDER TEA ROOM". Take this turning to the left. About 70 yards down this road you will see the purple entrance to Cheristow Lavender Farm.
ROUTE 2 NOT SUITABLE FOR COACHES OR CARAVANS.
Alternatively from the village of Hartland (THIS ROUTE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CARAVANS or COACHES), take the road towards Stoke and Hartland Quay. After you have gone down a slight hill with some houses on your right, you will go over a small bridge. Just after this there is a turning on the right. The signpost (Bow Bridge) has a Brown Sign "LAVENDER TEA ROOM 1 MILE". Take this turning to the right. Go over the bridge and up the hill. At the top of the hill (Berry Cross), you will see a signpost for "LAVENDER TEA ROOM". Turn right, and continue along this road for 1/2 mile. You will pass Downe House on your left. Continue past this, and the next road to the right is signposted Cheristow "Lavender Tea Room". Take this turning to the right. The purple entrance to Cheristow Lavender Farm is 70 yards down this lane.
24 miles west of Barnstaple,
16 miles north of Bude.