Thursday, 5 October 2017

October S/C Half term availablity......................

Friday 27th 2.30pm till Monday 30th of October 10am
at Courthouse Farmhouse and /or Courthouse Dairy.

Both properties sleep 11 in 5/4 bedrooms and  each has 3 bathrooms. Can be let together for large group of 22-24.
They each have there own hot tubs and guests staying in both share a games barn.

Costs are £728 per property, this includes VAT, C/H, hot water, electric, logs for the woodburner (in the Dairy), WIFI and the hot tubs on ready. 

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Cardsmill Farm new pictures



2 new pictures taken by a local village friend from the top of St Candida and Holy Cross Church tower. Both show our farm and some of our land, also with views of the Marshwood Vale.

Monday, 25 September 2017

Visit Dorset - Where to go and what to do

Have a look at the Visit Dorset Website for where to go and what to see whilst staying in Dorset. It has everything you need to enjoy our beautiful countyside and coast along with fab places to eat .

https://www.visit-dorset.com/

https://www.visit-dorset.com/ideas-and-inspiration

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Self Catering special offer

10% DISCOUNT

for any 3 night weekend from now till October 20th
at Courthouse Farmhouse and Dairy 

£50 Discount
if only 2 nights required

Costs include VAT, C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI and the hot tub on ready.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Bed And Breakfast update.....

We are currently closed for B&B this August due to an early addition in our family.
My latest granddaughter was born in a hurry, 5 weeks early

We will reopen again September.

For more B&B's please go to www.countrysideandcoastal.co.uk



Friday, 18 August 2017

Bridport Carnival this weekend........

Bridport Carnival is a must-see event and a highlight of the town's calendar!

The fun packed extravaganza includes a grand procession held on the third Saturday in August each year and features plenty of floats and colourful walking entries. The carnival procession starts at 7pm from West Road.

Other activities include a carnival quiz, darts and a family bingo. as well as the traditional Sunday evening torchlight parade from Bridport to West Bay, which creates a superb end to the celebrations with the awesome spectacle of 1,500 blazing torches being carried by families as they snake their way to the seaside for a celebration with live music and fireworks. The torchlight procession sets off at 9pm from South Street (torches will be on sale from 6:30pm outside the Town Hall).

https://www.visit-dorset.com/whats-on/bridport-carnival-2017-p550713

Friday, 14 July 2017

July/August Bed and Breakfast availablity........

TWIN ENSUITE -  July 15th-18th, 20th-22nd, Aug 1st-5th
DOUBLE ENSUITE - July 15th-22nd. Aug 1st-5th
DOUBLE ENSUITE (KING BED) -July 9th-22nd, 31st-Aug 7th.


Double occupancy is £39 per adult per night, includes full English breakfasts with lots of choice.
Single occupancy is £45 per night.
Children are charged according to age.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Taphouse late availablity...

Taphouse farmhouse (sleeps 16) is available for a week in the summer holidays from Monday 14th 2.30pm till Monday 21st of August 10am. Costs for the week have been reduced from £2415 to £2250 and this includes VAT, hot water, electric, WIFI, LPG gas for the range cooker and the hot tub on ready.
Weekend 18th-21st also available, we will also accept 4,5 or 6 nights please ask







Monday, 10 July 2017

Courthouse Dairy late availablity

Late availability for Courthouse Dairy (sleeps 11)
 from Friday 21st of July till Friday 28th of July was £1750.00 now £1580.00




Monday, 12 June 2017

AXE VALE FESTIVAL NEXT WEEKEND

AXE VALE FESTIVAL – A DATE WORTH KEEPING.

At this family friendly festival you will find much to keep everyone entertained and inspired. For enthusiastic gardeners, the impressive floral marquee full of colour and scents will feed your creative side and the numerous stalls selling plants will get your green fingers itching to get into those gardening gloves! There is plenty more to keep you smiling - crafts of great variety, skill and ingenuity, toys and hobbies including many nostalgic exhibits, art, antiques and collectables. A number of craftsmen will be demonstrating their skills, many of them traditional, throughout the day and of course the day would not be complete without a visit to the mouth-watering food marquee!

The main arena is host to an exciting programme of events guaranteed to thrill and entertain.  Children are well looked after too with lots of activities (and ice cream of course!) to make their day. So with everyone happy, you can rest and enjoy live music while you soak in the atmosphere of this great annual show.

When               17th & 18th June 2017
Where             The Showground, Trafalgar Way, Axminster, EX13 5RJ
Admission       On show days: Adults £9, under 16’s £2, under 5’s free.  In advance: Adults: £7.50 Children: £1.50 Tickets can be purchased online through our website. Reduced rates for group bookings.  Coach parties welcome.
Transport       Free parking.  Free bus service from Axminster Town Centre and Railway station.  


The main arena is host to an exciting programme of events guaranteed to thrill and entertain 
Arena Show Times 2017

Saturday Timings.

11:00-11:30.  Heavy Horses.
12:00-12:30.  Falconry Display.
1:00-1:30.  Dogs and Ducks.
2:00-2:30.  Falconry Display.
3:00-3:30.  Dogs and Ducks.
4:00-4:30.  Heavy Horses.

Sunday Timings.

10:30-11:00.  Heavy Horses.
11:30-12:00.  Falconry Display.
12:30-1:00.  Dogs and Ducks.
1:30-2:00.  Falconry Display.
2:30-3:00.  Dogs and Ducks.
3:30-4:00.  Heavy Horses.
Live music at the band stand will keep you smiling with great local acts and live demonstrators showcasing particular skills and crafts can be found on the showground throughout the weekend. The band stand schedule can be found here.
Axe Vale Festival Bandstand 2017
Saturday:
10.30 - 11.00
Kilmington Choir - Sound Spectacular Singers
11.30 - 12.00
Something Old Something New
12.30-1.00
The Window Trees
1.30 - 2.00
The Window Trees
2.30 - 3.00
Annabel Davies
3.30 - 4.00
Annabel Davies
4.30 - 5.30
West & Black

Sunday:
Something Old Something New
12.00 - 12.30
Slinky Machine
1.00 - 1.30
Slinky Machine
2.00 - 2.30
Paul Black
3.00 - 3.30
Paul Black
4.00 - 5.00
Brian & Irve
Children are well looked after too with a bouncy castle and lots of activities to make their day. Baby changing facilities are also available on site. Refreshments are widely available and there are lots more to smile about and keep everybody happy!

https://www.axevalefestival.org.uk/

Thursday, 8 June 2017

WHATS ON IN DOREST IN JUNE

HERE ARE JUST A FEW EVENTS HAPPENING IN JUNE. PLEASE CLICK ON THE VISIT DORSET LINK BELOW FOR MUCH,MUCH MORE.

Netherbury Open Gardens
is a must for any garden lover.
10 June 2017 - 11 June 2017
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00

There will be 10 gardens open ranging from National Garden Scheme Classics such as The Mill House, Hatchlands and Slape Manor to smaller beautifully varied examples. One garden even has Victorian Railway Carriages in it!
There will be various excellent plant stalls and a tombola.
The village prides itself on the quality of its refreshments too.
Home made lunches available for 12.30 till 2.00 in the village hall and various
Tickets £7, valid BOTH days. Accompanied children under 13 free. Ample Free Parking


The BRIDPORT FOOD FESTIVAL will be celebrating its 13th anniversary with exciting foodie events for all ages to enjoy. The Beer Festival takes place on the Friday & Saturday evening, with the main Food Festival taking place on the Saturday 17 June.
Throughout the week the whole town and surrounding area are invited to celebrate local food and drink.

The 2017 Beaminster Festival Of Music and the Visual Arts includes a brilliant programme of music, both classical and jazz, literature and an art exhibition of the work of local artists, potters, sculptors and furniture makers.   http://www.beaminsterfestival.com/



https://www.visit-dorset.com/explore/areas-to-visit/west-dorset/whats-on-in-west-dorset?nocache=1

Monday, 5 June 2017

SPECAIL OFFER FOR JULY SELF CATERING HOLIDAYS....

COURTHOUSE DAIRY AND COURTHOUSE FARMHOUSE

SPECIAL OFFER OF £200 REDUCTION

FOR ANY WEEK FOR GROUPS OF 8 PERSONS OR LESS BETWEEN FRIDAY 30TH OF JUNE AND 21ST OF JULY

BOTH PROPERTIES SLEEP 11 IN 4/5 BEDROOMS AND EACH HAS 3 BATHROOMS, FULLY ENCLOSED GARDENS,  both have there OWN HOT TUB AND SHARED GAMES BARN.

PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECT BY EMAIL
cardsmillfarmholidays@gmail.com or phone 01297 489375

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

June Bed and Breakfast availability.........

Double ensuite - May 31st -June 9th, 11th-16th, 18th-21st, 26th-30th

Twin ensuite - June 2nd -10th, 12th-14th, 18th-21st, 26th-30th

Double ensuite(king bed) - June 2nd-9th, 11th-14th, 14-16th, 17th, 24th, 27th-30th

Costs are £39 per adult per night to include full English breakfast with lots of choice.
Single occuapancy @£45 per night

Minimum booking 2 nights
Single nights may be available a week before arrival dates @£45 per person

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

SELF CATERING SPECIAL OFFERS FOR JUNE........


COURTHOUSE DAIRY AND COURTHOUSE FARMHOUSE

SPECIAL OFFER OF £200 REDUCTION

FOR ANY WEEK FOR GROUPS OF 8 PERSONS OR LESS BETWEEN FRIDAY 2ND OF JUNE AND 23RD OF JUNE

BOTH PROPERTIES SLEEP 11 IN 4/5 BEDROOMS AND EACH HAS 3 BATHROOMS, FULLY ENCLOSED GARDENS,  both have there OWN HOT TUB AND SHARED GAMES BARN.

PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECT BY EMAIL
cardsmillfarmholidays@gmail.com or phone 01297 489375

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Whats on in our local church............

ST CANDIDA AND HOLY CROSS CHURCH
WHITCHURCH CANONICORUM

 
The popular Free Exchange Cafe is open the first Sunday of the month from April till November from 10.30 to 12 noon, in the Church at Whitchurch Canonicorum.
 
Enjoy freshly-brewed coffee, tea, croissants and pain chocolat straight from the oven. Catch up with friends and neighbours, or browse the Sunday papers. Come for ten minutes or stay for an hour. 
 
The Free Exchange Table is open, too. Bring something you no longer need, take something away if you like it or both or neither - whichever you choose, no money changes hands. Plants and Produce are always welcome.
 
There's no charge for the Cafe (but feel free to leave a donation).
 
 
Our church has lots of interesting history please see the church's website below
 

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Thursday, 11 May 2017

B/H and Half Term Availabilty

Self Catering Availablity

Friday 2nd of June to Monday 5th of June @ Courthouse Dairy (sleeps 11)
WAS £1028 NOW £915
This includes VAT, hot water, electric, WIFI and the hot tub on ready.
Bedding is offered as an optional extra or guests may bring their own to help keep costs down.

Bed and Breakfast Availabilty

Twin ensuite -  Friday 26th - Tuesday 30th of May, Friday 2nd of June onwards
Double ensuite - Friday 26th of May onwards
Double ensuite (king bed) - Friday 2nd of June onwards


Minimum booking is 2 nights
Adults are charged at £39 per adult per night and children are charged according to age, please ask.
Inclusive of full English breakfasts with lots of variation and choice.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

A brief decription on what we offer for S/C holidays


OUR LARGE HOUSE IS TAPHOUSE FARMHOUSE THAT SLEEPS A
MAXIMUM OF 16(INCLUDING CHILDREN/BABIES)
IT HAS 6 BEDROOMS AND 4 BATHROOMS, LARGE KITCHEN/DINER AND LOUNGE. OUTSIDE THE GARDEN IS 1/3 OF ACRE WITH A STONED PATIO AREA WITH A HOT TUB UNDER COVER SO SUITABLE ALL YEAR ROUND. TAPHOUSE ALSO HAS IT OWN GAMES BARN.

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FOR LARGER GROUPS WITH OVER 16 GUESTS INCLUDING CHILDREN WE CAN OFFER YOU
COURTHOUSE DAIRY AND FARMHOUSE
DAIRY SLEEPS 11 IN 4 BEDROOMS AND HAS 3 BATHROOMS,
ACROSS THE YARD IS THE FARMHOUSE THAT SLEEPS 11 IN 5 BEDROOMS AND HAS 3 BATHROOM.S
  • DAIRY AND FARMHOUSE TOGETHER SLEEP 22
THE DAIRY HAS LARGE OPEN PLAN KITCHEN / LOUNGE WITH A DINING ROOM IN THE CONSEVRATORY. IT IS HAS EXTRA GLASSES, CROCKERY AND CUTLERY FOR UP TO 22.
BOTH S/C PROPERTIES SHARE A GAMES BARN
EACH PROPERTY HAS A HOT TUB.
EACH PROPERTY HAS A ENCLOSED GARDEN.
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THE STABLE AND HAYLOFT
AT WAKELYS FARM CAN BE LET TOGETHER FOR LARGE PARTIES OF 13
THE STABLE SLEEPS 6 AND HAYLOFT SLEEPS 7, EACH HAS 3 BEDROOMS AND 2/3 BATHROOMS. THEY EACH HAVE A PATIO AREA WITH SMALL LAWNED AREAS.
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PLEASE EMAIL OR PHONE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS AND FOR PRICES AND AVAILABLITY

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

1st May B/H availablity.......

Self Catering


Courthouse Dairy (sleeps 11) - Weekend Friday 28th April till Monday 1st of May WAS £990 NOW £878. Costs include VAT, C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI and the hot tub on ready.

The Hayloft (sleeps 7) -  Weekend Friday 28th April till Monday 1st of May NOW £538. Week April 28th- May 5th NOW £663. Costs include C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI and the beds made.

The Stable (sleeps 6) -  Weekend Friday 28th April till Monday 1st of May NOW £510. Week April 28th- May 5th NOW £628. Costs include C/H, hot water, electric, WIFI and the beds made.

Bed and Breakfast

Twin, Double and Double(King bed) ensuite rooms available from Friday 28th of April till Monday 31st May . Costs are £39.00 per adult per night to include full English breakfasts with lots of choice. Children are charged according to age, please ask.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Easter Holidays availability......

Bed and Breakfast

Twin ensuite room from Thursday 13th of April onwards. - room for a single folding bed or travel cot.

Double ensuite from Wednesday 12th - Saturday 15th, then Monday 17th onwards

Double (King Bed) ensuite from Thursday 13th - Saturday 15th, then Monday 17th onwards

Self Catering

Monday 17th 2.30pm till Friday 21st of April 10am  at Courthouse farmhouse and Courthouse Dairy. Both can sleep up to 11/12 and each has a hot tub. We allow dogs in both.
Prices reductions available for smaller groups.

Please call 01297 489375 or email for costs.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

B&B Costs

BED AND BREAKFAST
Double bed, Twin bedded or King bed ensuite rooms available now at £38 per adult per night.

Costs from 7th of April onwards for adults are £39 per night

-2 adults staying 2 nights are £156.00
-2 adults staying 3 nights are £234.00
-2 adults staying 4 nights are £312.00
-2 adults staying 5 nights are £390.00
-2 adults staying 6 nights are £468.00
-2 adults staying 7 nights are £546.00 less 5% discount so £518.70

Children are charged according to age.
Single Occupancy @ £45 per night
 

Costs include full cooked english breakfasts and variations. Breakfast includes choice of cereals and muesli, fruits, yogurts, toast, tea, coffee and juices. Options for cooked breakfast are mushrooms, tomatoes, bacon, sausage, fried bread, hash brown and choice of egg - scrambled, poached or fired. Also available on request boiled egg or omelette.eg - scrambled, poached or fried. Also available on request boiled egg or omelette
.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Easter Holidays self catering availability......


Courthouse Dairy

EASTER WEEK FRIDAY 14TH- 21ST OF APRIL  @£1580.00 EASTER WEEKEND 14TH-17TH @ £1185.00

Courthouse Farmhouse

WEEK FRIDAY 7TH-14TH OF APRIL @£1320.00 , WEEKEND 7TH-10TH @£990, MIDWEEK 10TH-14TH @£990.00
EASTER MIDWEEK 17TH-21ST @£1185.00


COSTS INCLUDE VAT, C/H, HOT WATER, ELECTRIC, WIFI, LOGS FOR THE FIRE IN THE DAIRY AND THE HOT TUBS ON READY

Pleas email or phone for the latest availability.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Useful phone numbers for your stay at our houses..........


 Useful phone numbers prior to your stay



Five Bells Pub, Whitchurch Canonicorum   (Pub food/rural/beer garden (friendly)  01297 489262

The Clockhouse Inn, Chideock                (Pub food/patio)                                   01297 489423

The George, Charmouth                         (Pub Food, larger menu/beer garden)     01297 560280

The George, Chideock                            (Restaurant/pub food/large patio)          01297 489419

Shaves Cross Inn, Shaves Cross             (A la Carte/restaurant/rural/beer garden (pricey)  01308 868358



Felicity’s Farm Shop, Morecombelake                                        01297 480930

Washingpool Farm Shop, Bridport                                             01308 459549     

Wyld Meadow Farm Butchers, Monkton Wyld                              01297 678318

Normans Butchers, Bradpole                                                     01308 423618



Local outside Caterers (All by arrangement)

Five Bells Pub                                                                            01297 489262

Dinner parties at the house   (Tina Hedditch)                               01308 862363

                                                                  

Flowers delivered Caroline House N.D.F.                                     01297 489412  

Lavender Blue (flowers by design)                                              01308 459145 

Local homegrown Christmas Trees, Penn farm, Charmouth           01297 560428

Tina Hedditch  (special occasion cakes and flowers)                      01308 862363

Taxi, Graham @ Whitchurch Canonicorum                                   07831373614

Taxi, Floyds @ Charmouth                                                          01297 560733



Doctors, Bridport                                                                      01308 421896  

Dentists, Bridport                                                                     01308 426487

NHS advice                                                                                 111

Vets -   Bredy @ Bridport                                                          01308 456771



Bridport Tourist Information Centre                                            01308 424901

Lyme Regis TIC                                                                         01297 442138



Morcombelake PO & Stores (delivers papers, milk etc Courthouse only, order) 01297 489217

Marshwood PO & Stores (delivers papers, milk etc Taphouse only, order)   01297 678343

Nisa Stores, Charmouth (late night till 9pm)                                01297 560304

Nearest Supermarkets - Tesco and Co-op @ Axminster

-         Waitrose, Co-op, Lidl and Morrisons @ Bridport

HOME DELIVERY AVAILABLE FROM TESCO, ASDA, SAINSBURYS & WAITROSE



Riding Stables, Crewkerne                                                       01460 72731

Jo Forsey, Riding stables, Bidlake Fm, Broadoak                        07796517888

Bouncy castle/Sumo suits/garden games hire                            01460 77562

Bridport Leisure Centre (swimming pool/sports centre)              01308 427464

Flamingo pool, Axminster                                                        01297 35800                                              

Mud, Sweat and Gears Cycle Hire (will deliver)                          01308 420586

Jurassic Electric (Marshwood Trails)  (cycle and walk tours)             07796 135256

Lyme Regis Golf Club                                                               01297 442963

Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club                                              01308 421095

Fishing (fresh water)                                                                01308 424321 / 422884

Harry May - Mackerel and deep sea fishing  www.mackerelfishinglymeregis.com     07974 753287            

Quads, clay shoot, archery, mini mavericks etc  www.henleyhillbillies.co.uk           01300 345293

Zorbing  -                        www.exeterzorbing.co.uk                    01392 590 054



Sea sports/fishing/sailing contact TIC Lyme Regis                       01297 442138                    

The Cottage Sanctuary (Local Beauty/massage treatments)          07817167846

Clay Pigeon shooting                                                                 01308 422649

Tunnel Target Sports Centre, Gun Club  (www.thetunnel.co.uk)     01297 560049

Jurassic Fun Centre, (swimming and ten pin bowling)     (www.jurassicfuncentre.co.uk)   01308896010

Internet access available at all Local libraries         Bridport 01308 422778     Charmouth 01297 560640

                                                                                      Lyme Regis  01297 443151