1st December 2018

Dorset Tourism Awards 2018 Best B&B and Guest House in Dorset Bronze Award!

  Dorset Tourism Awards 2018 Best B&B and Guest House in Dorset Bronze Award!  We’re so proud to have won an award for the past three […]
5th July 2018

Thanks to all who supported us at our Garden Party and Open Garden for Weldmar Hospicecare.  We raised an incredible £1,002!!!

Thanks to all who supported us at our Garden Party and Open Garden for Weldmar Hospicecare. Far beyond our expectations! We’re still recovering.  We should have […]
14th May 2018

AA Breakfast Award 2018

For guest accommodation, the eggcup and pie symbols indicate a very special breakfast or dinner, with an emphasis on freshly prepared local ingredients.
14th May 2018

AA Gold Star Bed & Breakfast Award 2018

We are delighted to have been awarded the AA Bed & Breakfast Award for another year. The AA’s supreme accolade for guest accommodation, regardless of size […]
6th March 2018

Ducks, ducks and more ducks!

Ducks, ducks and more ducks! My growing obsession!
10th November 2017

Our African and Emden Geese are laying their eggs 3 months earlier than expected!

Our African and Emden Geese are laying their eggs 3 months earlier than expected!  Normally they lay during February so we’re very surprised to be collecting […]
24th October 2017

Bad Hair Day for our rare breed Polish Bantams on a rainy day here at the farm!

Bad Hair Day for our rare breed Polish Bantams on a rainy day here at the farm! Our Polly the Polish bantam is having a nightmare […]
16th October 2017

New Floodlit Hot Tub for guests to enjoy throughout the year in our garden!

New Floodlit Hot Tub for guests to enjoy throughout the year in our garden! Heated to 37 degrees all year round this is a fabulous way […]
16th September 2017

Baking day at the farm: Banana & Maple Syrup Cheesecake and Cranberry & White Chocolate Shortcake

Baking day at the farm: Banana & Maple Syrup Cheesecake and Cranberry & White Chocolate Shortcake. Our guests are treated to cake, cake and more cake! […]
28th July 2017
Motley Crew

Swallows Rest B&B Motley Crew!

Swallows Rest B&B Motley Crew!  Our new team tee shirts and caps arrived today from Dorset Embroidery & Printwear.  We’re so pleased with the quality of […]
6th May 2017

Ferrero Rocher Cakes for today’s guests at Swallows Rest B&B!

Ferrero Rocher Cakes for today’s guests at Swallows Rest B&B!  Chocolate heaven!  Dark chocolate fudge cake topped off with fresh cream roses, chocolate sauce and everyone’s […]
23rd April 2017
Breakfast time at the B&B

Breakfast time at the B&B with home made granola, marmalade and strawberry jam!

Breakfast time at the B&B with home made granola, marmalade and strawberry jam!  Our Award Winning Breakfast boasts dry cured bacon and the best sausages we […]
21st April 2017
Archie, our resident Cavalier king Charles Spaniel

Archie, our resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel welcoming guests

Archie, our resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel welcoming guests to the B&B yesterday. He loves lots of attention but at 10 years old is rather deaf! Archie, […]
31st March 2017
Sugar Free Bownies

Walnut & raspberry brownies sweetened with dates – yummy!

Walnut & raspberry brownies sweetened with dates – yummy! Today’s treat for our family and guests.  Aga baked cakes are a daily treat here at the […]
31st March 2017
Hayley & James

Appreciating the British things in life. Blog from a daughter.

Appreciating the British things in life. Blog from a daughter. My husband James and I have just returned from 132 days backpacking in South East Asia […]
23rd March 2017
Raspberry Megingue

Meringue Baking Day using free range eggs from the garden

Meringue Baking Day using free range eggs from the garden.  Our birds lay so many eggs at this time of the year on the farm so […]
20th March 2017
Veggie stuffed mushroom with asparragus

Vegetarian guests welcome! Signature dish Vegetarian Stuffed Mushroom

Vegetarian guests welcome! Signature dish Vegetarian Stuffed Mushroom.   Such a busy weekend, every room full.  We cater for all special dietary requirements and healthy eating […]
20th March 2017
Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley.

Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley

Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley.  He loves having his photo taken.  George must be the most photographed pig ever! With James […]
21st February 2017
Breakfast Award

AA Breakfast Award 2017

We are delighted to have been awarded the AA Breakfast Award 2017 for another year.
21st February 2017
B&B Gold Award

AA Bed & Breakfast Gold Award 2017

We are delighted to have been awarded the AA Bed & Breakfast Award for another year.