Welcome to Huntstile Farm!
We are a working organic family farm with little dairy, pigs and chickens (above is Marigold, one of our Dairy Shorthorns)
The Ridout family have been at Huntstile Farm in Somerset since 1951 - our 15thC farmhouse B&B is full of original features and has lovely comfortable accommodation, we are a unique and beautiful wedding venue too - come and visit soon!
News from Huntstile…
Wow! Huntstile wins national award for the Best Breakfast!
Reported in the Bridgwater Mercury : “A B&B near Bridgwater has beaten stiff competition to win the title of the the B&B with the best breakfast. Huntstile Organic Farm scooped the award for breakfast like no other in a nationwide competition organised by Dorset Cereals.
The award was presented in a ceremony on Friday November 20.
Huntstile Organic Farm is located in Goathurst and produces a variety of organic vegetables, fruit and medicinal herbs, as well as keeping cows, pigs and chickens. The B&B is run by John and Lizzie Ridout and has been the Ridout family home since 1951.
Lizzie said: “Huntstile Organic Farm is a rural retreat where guests can relax and sample the best organic Somerset fare. “We are very passionate about our food, trying to produce as much of the food we serve as possible. Our motto is love your food so we’re delighted to have been recognised for our breakfast in the Dorset Cereals B&B Awards.”
Thank you everyone who voted for us!
Everyone loves Sausages! So why not learn how to make them on one of our New Year Sausage Making Courses?! They would make a great gift for someone too!
The courses are running on January 16th and 23rd, and February 6th and 13th, and run from 10am until 4pm, including a delicious Huntstile Lunch and refreshments. You also get to take home your sausages!! Why not give us a call to find out more? 01278 662358
Book a party at Huntstile over the festive season! Traditional Menu or a Festive Pizza Menu… crackers or what?! – click here
Glamping times down on the farm!
Try out the Tipi, or the Gypsy Caravan, or even the Shepherds Hut Trailer – we have tent pitches too!
OPEN FARM SUNDAY! 7th June 2015 *FREE ENTRY!*
Sunday 7th June from 12noon – 5pm!
Come and join the Huntstile Team for a lovely day out, free Face Painting, Trailer Rides, Vintage Tractors – its all FREE! Lots of parking. The only thing we charge for is refreshments – Hot Organic Beef Rolls, freshly baked Stonebaked Pizzas from our wood-fired oven, Cream Teas, Juices & Cloudy Lemonade – there’s a local Ale & Cider Bar & it’s Pimms O’clock in the Marquee! Local craft & food suppliers stalls (including Plowright Organic Veg Boxes!)
Stuart Gould is holding one of his beekeeping workshops here in July! click here for further details
£50 per person, observation hive, lots of information of beekeeping – and a delicious farmhouse lunch! *Limited places
Sue Cullen – Paint to Print Exhibition
5th April – 5th May
Local artist Sue Cullen is exhibiting her wonderful collection of watercolours and prints, inspired by her lovely garden. Fittingly – the exhibition is being held in the Garden Room.
All welcome to come and browse. Lunch and Afternoon Tea available in the Garden Room from 12noon until 4pm – please book in advance.
One of our regular evening with lots of naughty nibbles to try on our banquet buffet: delectable canapés, delicious main courses and scrumptious puddings – £12.50 per head – and a wine tasting to boot!
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Why not take a lovely stroll to the Stone Circle this Sunday and then join us for a delicious Stone-baked Pizza, fresh from our wood-fired oven? Pizza, Salad & Garlic Bread – £10
There’s a bar, log burning stove, pretty gardens and trampoline for the children as well as pigs and chickens! …even a B&B!
We are very excited to announce that the gorgeous Harriet Popham is exhibiting her amazing Textiles and Artwork in the Garden Room at Huntstile from 31 January for 1 month.
Call in and see the beautiful work of this young and talented artist! (Click on the picture to view more of Harriet’s delightful work)
For further details please call Lizzie or Lindsey in the Huntstile office on: 01278 662358
Our menus incorporate food from our farm and the best of wonderful local produce, along with ethical and fair trade foods from further afield.
We are very chuffed to have just become the Runner Up in Sawdays Slow Food awards which is wonderful recognition for the delicious food we love to grow and prepare!
16th January 2015 Wedding License granted & received! Hurrah!!
We are so thrilled that now we can hold civil ceremonies at Huntstile in both the Garden Room and Dining Hall! *See our AMAZING Late Availability offers!
Watch out for Pizza Nights – delicious stone-baked pizza from our wood-fired PIZZA OVEN!The Garden Room & Pizza Oven are available for private party bookings too 01278 662358 – 07725 278280
Please book in advance 01278 662358 – 07725 278280
We are very proud to say that Huntstile won an award!
Thank you Wedding Industry Experts and The Independent – we love you too! ♥
"I just wanted to say a Huge Thanks from Haygrove for the lovely evening that you put on for us on Friday, so many have been saying this morning what a great night they had..."Marie (Haygrove School Teachers)