Beach BBQ

upcott farm beach bbq

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Somersault Festival

upcott farm somersault
Somersault Festival at the Castle Hill Estate is a five day summer camp of music, adventure and outdoor living running from 17th -21st July and well worth visiting in 2015.

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Silver linings

upcott farm heaven

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Rain on the horizon

upcott farm rain clouds

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Elderflower cordial

upcott farm elderflower

20 flowerheads
2 oranges
2 lemons
50 grams citric acid
2lbs sugar in 3 pints water
Wash flowerheads and quarter oranges and lemons. Dissolve the sugar in the water over heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
Pour sugar syrup over flowerheads and oranges and lemons. Add citric acid.
Stir twice a day for three days. Decant through a sieve into bottles.
To serve dilute with still or sparkling water.

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Midsummer evening paddle

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upcott farm midsummer beach

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Lee Bay

upcott farm lee bay
Two weeks of stunning weather have allowed us time to explore some hidden beaches right on our door step. This one is only a five minute paddle from Lee Bay and we didn’t see another soul all day.

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Clovelly

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upcott farm clovelly harbour
Steep cobbled streets, pretty white-washed houses and a lovely quiet harbour make Clovelly a gorgeous day out whatever the weather.

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Bluebells

upcott farm pickwell bluebells

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Early morning

upcott farm spring We are forecast to have a week of perfect spring weather, fingers crossed.

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Spring

upcott farm lemon drizzle
Is it possible that spring is finally on the way?

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Snowdrops

upcott farm snowdrop time

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Snowy

upcott farm cockerel
When the chickens came back from their holiday we started to notice some changes in the little white ‘hen’ Snowy, she has since grown a rather fine comb and has a good set of lungs too!

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Putsborough

upcott farm silhouette surfer
upcott farm sunshine puts
It has been a long, grey winter but we are starting to see some brief glimpses of the sun.

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Storms

upcott farm storms
It has been the wettest, greyest, stormiest, wildest winter we can remember.

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Pacapod shoot

upcott farm pacapod (1)
Before Christmas the lovely Pacapod team came to shoot their Spring/Summer 2014 collection in the Calfshed and the Apple Press. We love the results and you can try out their Picos Pack for picnics and outings when you come and stay.

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Happy New Year!

upcott farm new year

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Merry Christmas!

upcott farm christmas tree
upcott farm christmas calfshed

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Window shopping

upcott farm selfridges

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Putting up the decorations

upcott farm decorations

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