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Enjoying dining with a view and the “new normal” at Botley Hill Farmhouse

We are delighted that we will once again be able to share our beautiful Surrey HIlls views from Botley Hill Farmhouse with you all – the place just hasn’t been the same without you. As always, the safety of our guests and staff is paramount and so we have…
We are delighted that we will once again be able to share our beautiful Surrey Hills views from Botley Hill Farmhouse with you all from Saturday July 4 – the place just hasn’t bee… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2020/06/enjoying-dining-view-and-new-normal-botley-hill-farmhouse/

Botley Hill featured in Financial Times' top cycle rides out of London

When the Financial Times recently decided to run a piece on ‘The best bike routes in London’ featuring five recommended cycle rides aimed at the City crowd, there was only one ride that took readers out to explore the Surrey Hills countryside - and one co…
When the Financial Times recently decided to run a piece on ‘The best bike routes in London’ featuring five recommended cycle rides aimed at the City crowd, there was only one rid… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2020/01/botley-hill-featured-financial-times-top-cycle-ride-out-london/

A year in the life of Botley Hill - 2019 review

From the launch of our unique Surrey wedding barn venue to welcoming our new sister inn in Kent to the family, 2019 has been a hugely exciting year for all at Botley Hill Farmhouse. Here are just a few of the highlights.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and up here, high in the Surrey Hills at Botley Hill, it’s been a truly memorable one. Whether you’re a regular visitor to our beautifu… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2019/12/year-life-botley-hill-2019-review/

Environmentally friendly wheat straws make for refreshing summer sipping

No more plastic or soggy paper straws at Botley Hill Farmhouse. Introducing environmentally-friendly but gluten-free wheat straws to our country inn.
As we're based in spectacular countryside here at Botley Hill Farmhouse, we are always looking at how we can improve our environmental credentials – so we are thrilled to announce… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2019/08/environmentally-friendly-wheat-straws-make-refreshing-summer-sipping/

Introducing The Castle Inn at Chiddingstone village in Kent

We are delighted to announce that we have added another beautiful historic inn to our little family, having recently bought The Castle Inn at the Tudor village of Chiddingstone, Kent.
We are delighted to announce that we have added another beautiful historic inn to our little family, having recently bought The Castle Inn at the Tudor village of Chiddingstone. … http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2019/06/introducing-castle-inn-chiddingstone-village/

The Barn at Botley Hill, an inspirational new events venue in the Surrey Hills

Due to open in June, just behind our historic Botley Hill Farmhouse, The Barn is the culmination of many years of planning and will make the most of our spectacular views of the North Downs and Surrey Hills countryside.
Ever since we first set eyes on Botley Hill, our key focus - alongside excellent hospitality - has always been to maximise on the views of our wonderful location. As you may ha… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2019/03/barn-botley-hill-inspirational-new-events-venue-surrey-hills/

Introducing Botley Hill’s charity of the year: The Kezi Silverstone Trust

This year, the team at Botley Hill Farmhouse has chosen to support The Kezi Silverstone Trust, a Warlingham-based charity which works to prevent the abuse and neglect of children and helps guide them through adversity. Here we meet Kezi Silverstone, found…
This year, the team at Botley Hill Farmhouse has chosen to support The Kezi Silverstone Trust, a Warlingham-based charity which works to prevent the abuse and neglect of children … http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2019/03/introducing-botley-hills-charity-year-kezi-silverstone-trust/

Titsey Brewing Co launches crowdfunding campaign to brew more beer

Our friends at Titsey Brewing Co have launched a crowdfunding campaign to secure a beer-flavoured future for our corner of the Surrey Hills. Hidden away at the highest point of the North Downs Way, right next to Botley Hill Farmhouse, Titsey Brewing Co is…
Our friends at Titsey Brewing Co have launched a crowdfunding campaign to secure a beer-flavoured future for our corner of the Surrey Hills. Hidden away at the highest point of… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2018/10/titsey-brewing-co-launches-crowdfunding-campaign-brew-more-beer/

Surrey Life enjoys a staycation in our North Downs Shepherd Huts

Surrey Life editor enjoys staycation at Botley Hill Farmhouse's North Downs Shepherd Huts - a boutique Surrey Hills holiday on your doorstep.
As many of you will hopefully know by now, we have a couple of gorgeous Shepherd Huts that are situated just down the road from Botley Hill Farmhouse at Broomlands Farm, near Oxte… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2018/08/surrey-life-enjoys-staycation-our-north-downs-shepherd-huts/

The historic Surrey names inspiring Titsey Brewing Co's beers

The Titsey Estate is one of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey and the families who have lived there have been among the county's most powerful residents. The Titsey Brewing Co microbrewery takes inspiration from that rich heritage to produc…
Even if you're a regular visitor to Botley Hill Farmhouse, you may not have realised that the Titsey Estate where we are based is one of the largest surviving historic estates in … http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2018/02/historic-surrey-family-names-inspiring-titsey-brewing-cos-beers/

Botley Hill Farmhouse added to Pilgrims' Way

Long a popular destination for walkers on the Pilgrims' Way, Botley Hill Farmhouse has now been added as an official stop-off point on the route.
One of the most ancient thoroughfares in England, the Pilgrims’ Way has been a well-trodden walkway since Stone Age times – and now Botley Hill Farmhouse has been added as an offi… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/12/botley-hill-farmhouse-added-pilgrims-way/

Snuggest shepherd huts near the North Downs Way

Looking for the perfect winter mini-break? Then look no further than the new shepherd huts at Broomlands Farm, near Limpsfield, in the idyllic countryside of the Surrey/Kent borders
With winter setting in, what could be better than planning a cosy little mini-break to brighten up a weekend – especially when there’s now the perfect escape right on our doorstep… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/11/snuggest-shepherd-huts-near-north-downs-way/

Counting sheep: why we love our local lamb

A peruse of our dinner menu will quickly reveal our commitment to locally produced food, and we couldn’t get much closer than lamb from the Titsey Estate. We are so lucky to have such delicious quality meat farmed right on our doorstep by seventh generati…
A peruse of our dinner menu will quickly reveal our commitment to locally produced food, and we couldn’t get much closer than lamb from the Titsey Estate. We are so lucky to ha… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/08/counting-sheep-why-we-love-our-local-lamb/

New book features Botley’s breathtaking Battle of Britain story

Regular visitors to Botley Hill Farmhouse may well have spotted a print on the wall, just to the right of the bar, commemorating the Battle of Britain. Perhaps, if you are particularly eagle-eyed, you may also have noticed that the story accompanying it r…
Regular visitors to Botley Hill Farmhouse may well have spotted a print on the wall, just to the right of the bar, commemorating the Battle of Britain. Perhaps, if you are particu… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/08/new-book-features-botleys-breathtaking-battle-britain-story/

A toast to a taste of Titsey

In addition to locally sourced meat, eggs and cheese, we are delighted to welcome a range of artisan beers brewed by Titsey Brewing Co, who are based on site in a converted cellar.
We wrote recently about the pride we take in sourcing our ingredients locally in this blog about Titsey beef, and how proud we are that many of the items on our menu come from only… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/07/toast-taste-titsey/

Steaking our claim to the best local beef

Sourcing locally is important to us and it means a lot to our customers, too. The word ‘local’ is sometimes over-used yet, without the evidence to back it up, it has no meaning. For us, ‘local’ means understanding the provenance of what we serve - sourcin…
Sourcing locally is important to us and it means a lot to our customers, too.  The word ‘local’ is sometimes over-used yet, without the evidence to back it up, it has no meaning. … http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2017/07/steaking-our-claim-best-local-beef/

A WWII History Lesson

Last week we welcomed some very special guests to Botley Hill Farmhouse, as the family of WWII pilot Harry Snow Newton visited the site where he plummeted to earth from his flaming Hurricane during the Battle of Britain.
Last week we welcomed some very special guests to Botley Hill Farmhouse, as the family of WWII pilot Harry Snow Newton visited the site where he plummeted to earth from his flamin… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2016/08/wwii-history-lesson/

It's all thanks to you

Hot on the heels of the amazing news that Botley Hill Farmhouse had been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, we were told we were also finalists in the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards - all thanks to your votes.
We're celebrating up at Botley Hill Farmhouse because after a little over a year under our ownership, the inn has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. And it's … http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2016/07/its-all-thanks-you/

Sunset suppers at Botley Hill Farmhouse

Sunset suppers at Botley Hill Farmhouse are proving to be popular with our customers wanting to make the most of our spectacular views of the North Downs.
Here at Botley Hill Farmhouse we are extremely lucky to be located amongst such beautiful countryside with spectacular panoramic views over the North Downs. Sunsets are especia… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2016/07/sunset-suppers-botley-hill-farmhouse/

From old vines to new wines - we enjoy a taste of Spain

We recently welcomed Spanish wine expert Noemi Calaresu of Coto Pelayo, a Madrid-based organisation dedicated to the promotion of Spanish wines and cuisine. It was a splendid opportunity for us to really get behind the labels of the wines our customers lo…
The Botley Hill Farmhouse team was recently treated to a visit from Noemi Calaresu of Coto Pelayo, a Madrid-based organisation dedicated to the promotion of Spanish wines and cuis… http://botleyhill-farmhouse.co.uk/blog/2016/06/old-vines-new-wines-we-enjoy-taste-spain/

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