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Blackbury Honey Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Walk in field; eat a simple meal

A very large field has been planted out the back of the produce shop and restaurant. One can also... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Coffee stop

Very nice cafe and learning centre about the Honey Bee. Sadly no dogs allowed. We had a take away... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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A family-run honey farm set in the beautiful East Devon countryside. Whether you are a beekeeper, aspiring beekeeper, or just interested in the natural world and country life, we have something here for you. Come and be part of this special place...more
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| Blackbury Farm, Southleigh, Colyton EX24 6JF, England
+44 1404 871600
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Beautifully set in many acres of meadow this charming and delightfully intriguing centre of honey making 'know how' is a joy to visit. We have been fairly frequent visitors since we discovered it last year (2017). We often pop up there with a 'let's go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim R
Daniel B, Owner at Blackbury Honey Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your detailed review, but I am disappointed by your needlessly negative portrayal. Firstly, the allergens issues. We take the matter seriously, and operate correctly and legally, as verified by our routine check visit from Environmental Health just two weeks before you visited....More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

found this place purly by accident whilst out for a drive and taking the wrong turning. seen the sign and decided to investigate. well what a little Gem of a find. Not a great menu but what there is is excellent home made and plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 92mike
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had often seen the signs to the honey farm so went to investigate. Through the restaurant is a meadow with wild flowers, and the restaurant provides drinks and light refreshments. There were a few information boards about the bees, but we left feeling underwhelmed....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 10 September 2018

After visiting from Bath twice annually for quite a few years for a delicious cream tea and refill my honey supplies to last a year...We arrived on sunny afternoon with our well behaved small dog looking forward to eating in the garden.....Nellie was quickly banned.Husband...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Christinenellie
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A very large field has been planted out the back of the produce shop and restaurant. One can also sit outside under awnings. The field has been sown with wild grasses, and the odd few wild flowers are beginning to show. There are also lots...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Silascum
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A visit to this honey farm is on our list pretty much every time we visit glorious East Devon. It is a spotlessly clean and well maintained business that provides education and cake under the same roof! What more could you ask for? Why then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank richardlN8652ZP
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Tea Room is very nice with friendly staff. Great coffee and walnut cake! Very pleasant courtyard in such peaceful surroundings. The honey is amazing!!! Good luck to The Basterfields who run it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frances B
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We arrived without making a reservation at tha Blackbury Honey Farm and since a while there are no more tours without reservation available, it seems. We were looking forward to learning about honey production and everything else related. A small shop and a slightly larger...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CSohlenkamp
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice cafe and learning centre about the Honey Bee. Sadly no dogs allowed. We had a take away coffee with our dog in the car park. We were admiring the wild flower garden at the side of the cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susi796
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Been here so many times with our little dog and love the setting as well as the honey demo area. Regrettably we can only go again without our Westie as dogs are no longer allowed. So we are forced to go to the Donkey Sanctuary...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jeffyandmike
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