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The Aviator Coffee Bar & Restaurant, Dunkeswell, Honiton, Devon photo credit - graddy 61 - google

The Aviator Coffee Bar & Restaurant

    I love this cafe overlooking Dunkeswell Airfield and our children do too 🙂

    If you can, get a seat by the window so you can watch the planes come and go and the parachutists landing!

    With a friendly atmosphere and unpretentious cooking, it’s a fab and unusual place to get a bite to eat.

    There’s seating inside and outside.

    Food ranges from full English breakfasts, toasties, sausage and mash. On Sundays there’s a decent carvery.

    The best time to see planes and skydivers is between 10am – 2pm (weather dependant).

    Good place to combine with a walk in Hembury Fort.… Read more

    Heron Farm Vineyard, Honiton

    Heron Farm Vineyard & Cafe

      Award winning vineyard with wonderful food and the cafe garden is really beautiful.

      For children there’s a playground with lots of room to run around, plus a little fairy walk!

      We’ve really enjoyed coming here for a treat.

      Heron Farm also offers Vineyard tours & wine tasting.

      Address: Heron Farm, Weston, Honiton, EX14 3NZ / google map

      Phone: 01404 46208

      Distance: 15mins

      photo credit: Heron Farm

      The Pig at Combe | Eating out for Special Occasions | 30mins from Weavers Yurt Glamping, Devon photo credit: permission from The Pig at Combe

      The Pig at Combe

        A wonderful restaurant especially for special occasions.

        Set inside a large Elizabethan House, it’s beautifully decorated, has a great ambience and friendly staff.

        The food is sourced as much as possible from their kitchen gardens, and the rest from within 25mile radius. The menu changes daily depending on whats in season.

        Address: The Pig at Combe, Gittisham, Honiton, EX14 3AD / google map

        Distance: 20min drive

        photo credit: The Pig at Combe

        Blacksmiths Arms, Plymtree. Pub trips from Weavers Yurt Glamping, Devon

        Blacksmiths Arms

          Friendly traditional village pub with great home cooked food and excellent reviews.

          Address: Blacksmiths Arms, Plymtree, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2JU

          Phone: 01884 277474

          Distance: 10min drive

          photo credit: Blacksmiths Arms

          Six Bells Inn - Payhembury, Devon Pub

          The Six Bells Inn

            In the centre of Payhembury village, The Six Bells Inn offers a very warm welcome. Local ales, good portions.

            Address: Payhembury, Honiton EX14 3HR

            Phone: 01404 841261

            Distance: 10min drive

            photo credit: The Six Bells Inn facebook page

            Keepers Cottage Pub Cullompton | photo credit: Alison Day on flickr

            Keepers Cottage Inn

              Great traditional pub with local ales & large portions!

              Address: Kentisbeare, Cullompton, Devon EX15 2EB

              Distance: 5min drive / 30min walk

              photo credit: flickr by Alison Day

              Bridwell Park, Uffculme

              Bridwell Park & The Orangery Cafe

                This is a gorgeous cafe to visit. Set in the grounds of Bridwell Park, there are stunning views over their grounds and if coming with children you can head down to the lake to explore.

                Some description from their website:

                The Orangery Cafe and Estate Parkland is typically open daily welcoming visitors between the hours of 10am and 4pm – unless published otherwise.

                Hidden from public gaze for over 240 years, the Devon home of Lord Ivar Mountbatten and James Coyle opened its’ doors to events for the very first time in January 2015.

                The Orangery Cafe offers a small but perfectly formed seasonal menu, a delightful edit of hand made gifts, artisan goodies and produce, along with a relaxed bar drinks collection – all set within tranquil, spacious, charming surrounds.Read more

                Greendale Farmshop - days out from Weavers Yurt | photo credit: Fordson Major on flickr

                Greendale Farm Shop

                  Very large farm shop (including fresh fish) and a great cafe.

                  The added bonus here is that it’s an easy pull in stop with children. There’s a playground plus various old tractors that children love to play on! Lot’s of farm animals too.

                  Address: Greendale Farm Shop, Sidmouth Rd, Farringdon, Exeter EX5 2JU

                  Distance: 25min drive

                  photo credit: flickr by Fordson Major

                  Swans Neck Cafe, Halberton Court Farmshop, Tiverton photo credit:

                  Swans Neck Cafe, Halberton Court

                    This is a great place if you want to combine a walk and a cafe.

                    You can do the Swans Neck Circular Walk along Tiverton Canal (really pretty).

                    Then stop off in their cafe which has indoor and lots of outdoor seating & is very child friendly.

                    It’s next door to their farm shop if you’re wanting to get food supplies.

                    Serving food between 9am – 2.30pm.

                    Lot’s of parking (although can get busy in peak seasons).

                    Address: Swans Neck Cafe, Halberton Court Farm Shop, High Street, Halberton, Tiverton, Devon EX16 7AW / google map

                    Distance: 15mins

                    photo credit: Swans Neck Cafe website

                    The Drewe Arms, Pub in Broadhembury

                    The Drewe Arms, Broadhembury

                      A cosy, family-run pub in the beautiful thatched village of Broadhembury.

                      They take pride in there food and whilst the portions aren’t huge, they are rich and very filling. Where possible they use ingredients grown in their garden or local produce.

                      Decent sized garden with lots of tables.

                      Address: The Drewe Arms, Broadhembury, Honiton, EX14 3NF

                      Phone: 01404 841267

                      Distance: 5min drive / 35min walk

                      Walk to the Drew Arms

                      Within walking distance from Weavers Yurt (here’s a walking route – google map )

                      photo credit: Raenef on flickr

                      Yellow Deli Honiton Cafe | Eating out from Weavers Yurt

                      The Yellow Deli

                        An unusual cafe that is so beautifully decorated it’s an experience to visit.

                        Yummy food includes hot steamed sandwiches which I’ve not experienced anywhere else!

                        The walls and beams are made with aged wood recycled from old barns and demolition wood. And the wooden tables are made from aged trees. There are murals everywhere showing local life and scenery.

                        Address: 43 -47 High St, Honiton, EX14 1PW

                        Phone: 01404 378023

                        Distance: 15min drive

                        photo credit: yellow deli on google listing