We stayed at Spillers Farm for 4 nights, iAugust, to include a trip to River Cottage, in Axminster, on the 18th. Bridget and Keith made us very welcome, as did Merryck the lovely retriever and Sila the gorgeous black and white cat. We met the sheep and Marlene the pig and all the chickens, too! There was plenty of space in the room with double aspect windows with glorious views over the farm and surrounding countryside. There was a beautiful posy of sweet peas to welcome us in the room, and thoughtful extras like proper mugs and glasses, in addition to extra toiletries in the en suite, which was also a good size. And the breakfasts were amazing - their own sausages, bacon, eggs and tomatoes. Delicious! We took days out to the Seaton Tramway, Sidmouth and Lyme Regis, which were fun. We were very lucky with the weather, as well, which did help! The whole stay was truly wonderful.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in some of East Devon’s most spectacular countryside, Spillers Farm B&B accommodation and holiday cottage is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Nestling in the beautiful village of Musbury, near Axminster, in the Axe Valley - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Spillers Farm B&B is a working smallholding, ideal for those going to Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ. A recommended bed and breakfast and accommodation provider for River Cottage HQ and The River Cottage Canteen in Axminster, Spillers Farm is one of the closest B&B's to each, being just a a five minute drive away from both. It is also ideal for those wishing to explore the East Devon countryside and the coast, being just a few miles from the Regency seaside town of Sidmouth and fossil-hunting on the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis where celebrity chef Mark Hix has recently opened Mark Hix's Oyster and Fish House. Spillers Farm offers the visitor numerous options for a relaxing break. Stay for one or two nights' B&B in our comfy bedrooms, or for a week in Cassie's Cottage, the spacious, self-contained Devon self-catering holiday cottage. All our own produce in our breakfasts - home-reared rare breed sausages and hand-cured bacon, free range eggs, organically-grown tomatoes. We also sell the best quality pork, sausages, bacon and ham from our own rare breed pigs, succulent roasts from our own lambs and fresh eggs from our free range hens or ducks, so why not take some home with you?Working smallholding on the Devon and Dorset border. Five minutes from River Cottage HQ and 10 minutes from Lyme Regis. Gorgeous unspoilt views, private lake. Farm Shop and Tea Rooms on site using and selling own produce. Also self-catering cottage sleeping six. Guests are welcome to row round or picnic by the lake or help out feeding the animals(hand-bottle feed our lambs in the spring), or just relax in the comfy en-suite rooms. Dog friendly in cottage. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Spillers Farm Musbury, Devon