Darts Farm

Darts Farm Launches New Farm Table Restaurant

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/18/2022 - 12:52pm

Family-run Darts Farm, based just outside Exeter, officially launched its brand new restaurant, The Farm Table, and its new Terrace Bar on Friday 15th July 2022, adding yet more reasons to visit this award-winning destination that celebrates local food and drink.

Initially, The Farm Table will serve up lunches and dinners from Friday to Sunday, using the best farm produce, cooked over fire and the Terrace Bar will provide the perfect venue for al fresco drinks and snacks.

Michael Dart, who runs Darts Farm alongside his two brothers, James and Paul, comments: “After a lot...

Darts Farm Win Large Farm Shop of the Year Award

Darts Farm named Large Farm Shop of the Year at Farm Retail Association Awards

Authored by kath@raw
Posted: Tue, 03/22/2022 - 11:31pm

Nationally-renowned Darts Farm, based just outside Exeter, is thrilled to have been named ‘Large Farm Shop of the Year’ at the Farm Retail Association Awards held on 1st March. Darts Farm is an innovative, family-run business, which was established in 1971 and has grown from humble beginnings to become the unique shopping experience it is today, with a string of prestigious awards to its name.

Michael Dart, who runs Darts Farm alongside his two brothers, James and Paul, comments: “We are absolutely delighted to receive this latest accolade from the Farm Retail Association Awards,...

Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at RSPB Darts Farm

Event Date: 
26/11/2021 - 10:45pm
Venue: 
RSPB Shop, Darts Farm, Topsham Rd, Exeter EX3 0QH

Get up close to nature and pop along to the festive RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekends this December. The charity is running this event at their Darts Farm shop in Topsham.

Event title : Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at RSPB Darts Farm.

Event description : This popular event is the perfect opportunity to try binoculars and telescopes outdoors, surrounded by wildlife at Darts Farm. They’re fun, friendly and interactive days, when a variety of binoculars and telescopes will be on display for you to check out, as well as get friendly, impartial advice...

Don’t miss the festive RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at Darts Farm

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/26/2021 - 10:47pm

Get up close to nature and pop along to the festive RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekends this December. The charity is running this event at their Darts Farm shop in Topsham.

Event title : Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend at RSPB Darts Farm.

Event description : This popular event is the perfect opportunity to try binoculars and telescopes outdoors, surrounded by wildlife at Darts Farm. They’re fun, friendly and interactive days, when a variety of binoculars and telescopes will be on display for you to check out, as well as get friendly, impartial advice...

South West Wine School WSET Courses at Darts Farm this Autumn 

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 08/25/2021 - 11:10pm

Looking to increase your wine knowledge? South West Wine School is hosting Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses at Darts Farm this autumn. The next Level 1 (a one day course, £165) is on Friday 15th October 2021 and the next Level 2 (a three day course on consecutive Fridays, £425) starts on Friday 10th September 2021. Visit southwestwineschool.co.uk for more information and to book.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is the leader in providing globally recognised education and qualifications in wines and spirits for both professionals and enthusiasts.

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Simon Jupp MP shows support for Devon cider

Simon Jupp MP shows support for Devon cider

The impact from COVID and a government review of how cider is taxed was the focus for Simon Jupp’s visit to Darts Farm. Simon met with Sandford Orchards owner Barny Butterfield, Michael Dart from Darts Farm and Mark Hopper from the National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) at a public event held by Darts Farm.

After being given a tour of Darts Farm’s new restaurant & cidery, The Farm Table, and learning more about the cider industry, Simon listened to concerns about cider makers’ tanks remaining largely blocked with the 2019 and 2020 harvests, which may need to be destroyed...

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Darts Farm collaborate with Exeter Foodbank to provide Christmas feast boxes for local community

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:27pm

Topsham based Darts Farm is working with Exeter Foodbank and seven-year-old schoolgirl Sienna Littley to provide 70 ‘Christmas Feast Boxes’ to families that need it most in the local community this festive season. Sienna, has raised a colossal £2,100 from selling her homemade ceramic Christmas decorations, and the team at Darts Farm have match funded this with some help from customer donations and supplier gifts to bring the total to an incredible £4,200.

Michael Dart, Director of Darts Farm, comments: “ We have been working closely with Exeter Foodbank all year, delivering 160...

A record-breaking year of Hospiscare donations from Darts Farm pick-your-own sunflowers

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:01pm

Over the summer months visitors were drawn to Darts Farm’s vibrant yellow fields of pick-your-own sunflowers. These positive and cheerful flowers have raised a total of £6,542 for Darts Farm’s chosen local charity, Hospiscare, with a running total of £38,554.75 raised over the past 12 years.

Michael Dart, comments: “We have been overwhelmed by the generosity to help make our Pick-Your-Own Sunflowers for Hospiscare a record-breaking year. From our brilliant customers who have come to pick them, to the Pearce Seeds who donated the seeds for planting - you have all helped us to give...

Darts Farm, Sculpture Trail

Darts Farm supports UK artists with new Sculpture Trail

Topsham based Darts Farm is collaborating with some of our country’s best sculptors to create their first ever Sculpture Trail around their farm and wetlands.

With many shows and events cancelled this year and galleries still struggling to open, artists have lost nearly all routes to market during this pandemic. However, behind the scenes artists have been keeping very busy, hand crafting new wonders of art, many of which will be showcased at Darts Farm from Thursday 13th August until Sunday 13th September.

Weave your way around Darts Farm’s iconic Farm and Bird-hide,...

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Darts Farm collaborate with Exeter Foodbank to provide Easter ‘tuck boxes’ for the vulnerable

In response to the worldwide pandemic, Devon based Darts Farm is working closely with Exeter Foodbank to help create ‘ Easter Tuck Boxes’ to give to people within their community that need it the most this Easter. Customers have donated and local food and drink producers have given produce with the aim to give as many families as possible an Easter treat. The ‘Easter Tuck Boxes’ include:

  • Carrots, Apples, Bananas
  • Moores Biscuits and Kernow Chocolate
  • Good Game Salami
  • Burts Chips
  • Vicky’s Bread Hot Cross Buns
  • Luscombe
  • ...

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