fullsizerender-3Ice cream made of buffalo milk? I was certainly intrigued to find out more after West Dorset Foodie had been lucky to try some this summer. So I crossed over to Somerset to visit West Country Water Buffalo farm to learn more about their recently launched Buffalicious range of ice creams.

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Food Assembly launches in Shaftesbury

img_7488Shopping online for locally produced food, sounds great doesn’t it? That’s what the Food Assemblies are all about and last week Shaftesbury Food Assembly was launched. I attended the launch night at the Half Moon pub in Shaftesbury and met ladies behind the Shaftesbury Food Assembly, Maggie & Fiona, along with the producers who sell via the Food Assembly.

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The Kings Arms

IMG_6034In a village of Charlton Horethorne is a lovely pub called Kings Arms. It’s near enough to Sherborne and not too far from the A303 if you are travelling and fancy a pub lunch or dinner (they do have rooms too!) in the Dorset – Somerset borders. We have been there plenty of times and have often taken visiting friends there for long lunches too. We had lunch there recently and I thought it was time to write about it!

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Copse House Cider

IMG_5598Located in the North Dorset countryside is a hidden gem of apple orchards, home to Copse House Cider. I first visited the farm in late April and returned there again this week to meet Bob Chaplin, founder of Copse House Cider. I was taken for a tour around the apple orchards on a beautiful sunny day.

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Indie Cafes around Shaftesbury

FullSizeRender-2If you follow us on Instagram you know we like our coffees and little cafes. We were invited to create a travel guide for Townske sharing some of our favourite spots in North Dorset. We started with few (and have promised to expand) so here’s what we have shared so far:

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