About Bampfield Farm
Bampfield Farm is a working farm has been farmed by the family for 59 years.
For the last 25 years, Lynda and Neil have been welcoming guests to their farm holiday accommodation too. Visitors often comment on the peace and quiet here at the farm.
It has always been a dairy farm because the farm is suited for growing plenty of grass. In the olden days the milk was delivered to customers in neighbouring villages.
This is when the Haven cottage was used for milking the cows and bottling the milk. Nowadays the milk at Bampfield Farm is collected by the milk tanker and bought by the Arla co-operative and bottled or made into cheese.
The cows graze the fields from spring to late autumn and in the winter they are put into sheds to keep them warm and cosy. One of the attractions is to see the cows being milked and from February to April they have their baby calves. That’s always a busy and special time.
We also rear free range chickens which are sold in the supermarkets. They arrive as day old chicks and are reared to eight weeks. Then when they no longer need the heaters to keep them warm, they are free to roam outdoors.
There are stunning views of the countryside and plenty of walks on your doorstep. The wildlife around the area is in abundance and the hedgerows are full of flowers.
Home-reared beef (with low food miles) is available to buy for a roast lunch or steaks for your charcoal BBQ whilst you’re here. You could take some home with you too.