Cardsmill Blog

Farming

Trip down memery lane on our farm

Just looking through some old photos and came across these. This photo was taken in 2004 and its of a Cow and her 3 calves, that is a very rare occurrence ! Nearly all cows have 1 baby a year … Read More

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Charmouth beach

Charmouth Beach and Hertiage centre

  Come rain or shine, wind or cold the Heritage Centre is open all year round. Great place for finding our about fossils and how to find them on the beach. Check out there website for more information and there … Read More

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Robotic milking

Do you know what Robotic milking is?

When staying at one of our Self Catering properties guests are welcome to come and look around the main farm. We have a large herd of cows that are milked through our 6 robotic milking machines and they can be … Read More

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View from Hardys monument

Somewhere to enjoy the view – Hardys Monument

On the top of Hardy’s monument , near Dorchester you will enjoy the view for miles along the Jurassic coast and the beautiful countryside. Great place for walking and a picnic to https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardy-monument

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Bridport Hat Festival this weekend

Happening this Saturday in Bridport is the annual Hat Festival. There will be thousands of shapes and sizes of hats in the shop windows as well as on heads! The photo of the mass of heads will take place in … Read More

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Lyme Regis

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Our Facebook page for Cardsmill Farm Holidays has lots of information on what’s on locally, where to go, what to see, special offers and plenty of pictures of the beautiful Dorset coast and countryside. link to our facebook page

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christmas in dorset

Family Christmas and New Year Fun

Christmas Gatherings Have you ever thought about having family or friends early Christmas or a late New Year weekend celebration together? We have an extended family who have for several years booked one of our large self catering properties for a weekend in early … Read More

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felicities farm shop dorset

Felicities Farm Shop

Fresh West Dorset Farm Produce Why not take a short car trip to Felicities Farm Shop in the next village, Morecombelake? It’s situated in a spectacular location just off the A35 with ample parking and amazing views of the sea … Read More

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Whitchurch Church

A Local Destination

Did you know that in our local village of Whitchurch Canonicorum is the very ancient church of St Candida and the Holy Cross? It is the only parish church in England to contain the remains of an ancient saint and … Read More

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