As we reached the milestone of one year at Botley Hill Farmhouse, we discovered that a local couple with a special connection to Botley had their own anniversary to celebrate.
It's Breakfast Week from Sunday 24th to Saturday 30th January 2016, so we're celebrating all things breakfast at Botley Hill Farmhouse.
If a healthier diet is one of your New Year's resolutions, we've got great news for you: you can look forward to some delicious new dishes on our specials board this January.
Our new tea room and gift shop is now open at Botley Hill Farmhouse. Come and join us in The Sheep Shed for tea and cake, light bites and locally-made crafts, food and drink to take home with you.
There could hardly be a better match than Great British beer with Great British bangers, which is why we brought the two together for a sausage and beer tasting evening at Botley Hill Farmhouse on 21 October.
Imaginative menus using locally sourced ingredients, warming log fires and the friendliest of welcomes. With a beautiful rural setting and sweeping views across the North Downs, our 16th Century Farmhouse is a gorgeous location for Christmas festivities.
Candles twinkled, the guests took their seats and platters of cheese were handed round as host William Cohen prepared to introduce our very first food tasting evening at Botley Hill Farmhouse. The occasion on 30th September was a Cheese and Wine Pairing and William – whose extensive knowledge of all things cheese has earned him the title Master of Cheese – was here to impart lots of interesting facts about four of our favourite local specialities.
Being nearly 500 years old, Botley Hill Farmhouse has seen plenty of change in its time, so when we took over in March 2015 we knew we would want to reflect its rich heritage in our plans. In its five centuries, the Farmhouse has served as the main residence for Botley Hill Farm, a renowned tea rooms and, of course, the country inn you'll find at the top of the hill find today.
There are few things that evoke a British summer like freshly-picked cherries. Our chefs created this recipe for our friends at Local Food Britain to show how you can use this wonderful fruit to its best advantage.
We make the most of wonderful seasonal ingredients, like meat from our local butcher and bread baked just a few miles away.
Our rustic wooden barn will be ready to host weddings and events from midsummer 2019. Find out more about hosting your special day at Botley.