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Cheristow Lavender

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Best B&B ever!

Everything about this B&B reflects the kindness and generous spirits of its farmer owners. From the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
c r
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovel Cream Tea

Beautiful cream tea and very friendly welcome. Walked up from Hartland Village took about 30... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
798ranaldm
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Jul 21, 2018
“Best B&B ever!”
Aug 29, 2018
“Disappointing”
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Cheristow Lavender is a traditional beef farm, run on organic principles. There is a campsite and bed and breakfast on site. Please note, the tearoom closed in 2017 and Cheristow Lavender is no longer open to the public except for guests staying at...more
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The Lavender Farm Cheristow Cheristow Higher Cheristow, Hartland EX39 6DA, England
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+44 1237 440101
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Walked from Hartland village, the drizzle had worsened on the way and we were both soaked despite having wellies and waterproofs on! Arrived looking forward to a hot drink from the tea shop, (esp after the fab reviews we had read) only to find it...More

1  Thank Pete H
CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Sorry for the inconvenience you had. We retired in 2017, and have not advertised the tearoom at all since then. If you were staying in tne village, most people know we have retired to concentrate on our beef farm, campsite and bed and breakfast.

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Everything about this B&B reflects the kindness and generous spirits of its farmer owners. From the large fluffy towels, the chocolates by the kettle, comfy bed and spacious shower to it’s idyllic setting, every element has been carefully thought through to make guests feel at...More

Thank c r
CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Wow, thank you for your frank appraisal of our bed and breakfast. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

Reviewed August 7, 2017

Shut for the day.. not much to see from the car park so unable to rate it.. but unfortunately did not look well attended from the car park - shame - great idea - and maybe on an OPEN day it would be a different...More

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CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

We closed the tearoom in July 2017. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cream tea and very friendly welcome. Walked up from Hartland Village took about 30 minutes. We look forward to visiting again 😃.

Thank 798ranaldm
CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. The tearoom closed in july 2017, to allow us to concentrate on our farming, bed and breakfast and campsite.

Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Found the cafe completely by surprise. The cream tea was excellent with huge scones and plenty of cream and jam. The staff/owners were extremely friendly and provided us with a tour of their camp site. The cafe provided free WiFi and board games. The lavender...More

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CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for your review. We closed the tearoom in July 2017. The campsite and bed and breakfast are open.

Reviewed December 19, 2016

This is a farm stay where facilities and shared with the owners. Very friendly and welcoming and run on sound environmental principals with their own wind generator supplying most of the energy. Cold breakfast with fresh baked bread and preserves all home made and very...More

1  Thank Stuart E
CheristowLavender, Manager at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Thank you Stuart for your review of our bed and breakfast. So pleased you enjoyed your overnight stay. Yes, we provide homemade bread, pastries, homemade jams and marmalades for your organic breakfast.

Reviewed November 8, 2016

This is an 'add on' to a working farm, with sample species of Lavender and a small Cafe, all family run/owned.

Thank Renee B
CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for your review. The tearoom has now closed, so thst we can concentrate on our farming and bed and breakfast.

Reviewed August 30, 2016

Really recommend this tea garden, preferable to some of the others in the nearby area. Lovely fields of lavender.More

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CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

My favourite cake changes all the time - coffee and walnut, coconut and lavender, chocolate brownies, lemon and lavender...... and then there is the homemade icecream to choose from. Maybe next time you visit you could try the homemade toasted teacakes, made with 100% organic...More

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Camped here for a week in August. The site is lovely. The best thing about for us (a childless couple who don't really like kids all that much) was the fact that it is adults only! The toilet/shower facilities were basic but very clean. The...More

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CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. With regards the cockerels, we were visited by Mr Fox, so they are no longer with us. We still have our lovely Devon cows, geese and ducks though, so there are plenty of country sounds around. Hope to see...More

Reviewed August 6, 2016

There is so much more to see than just lavender at Cheristow Lavender. The secret garden walk is excellent value at £2.50 so make sure that you include this extra allowing you to see the geese, ducks, chickens, bees and coppiced woodland plus the fantastic...More

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CheristowLavender, Owner at Cheristow Lavender, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We retired from the tearoom in july 2017 to concentrate on our beef farming... you can ring if you want to go on our meat box list. ... our bed and breakfast is bookabke online.

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