What to do


Once you’re settled in at Dolish Farmhouse and relaxed you may not want to  leave!

Although Dolish Farmhouse feels hidden away it’s very accessible and perfectly positioned as a base for exploring the area, with endless sights to see and activities of all types to take your interest both nearby or easily reached by car.

We list a few ideas here just to whet your appetite –




Browse the stalls at Honiton street market (Tuesdays & Saturdays), then relax over a coffee in one of the many cafés




Walk on and around Stonebarrow Hill & Golden Cap near Charmouth
or explore the ancient woods at nearby Hembury Fortelectric bikes

Help save energy (and your legs!) – hire an Electric Bike for a day


fly fishing


Try your hand at sea-fishing – boat trips from Beer beach
or fly-fish the local River Otter or nearby trout lakes



Air experience

sky divethrilling…..


an  “air experience” flight or tandem sky-dive
from nearby Dunkeswell Airfield


…a 4×4 off-road “Landrover Experience”

or “Arrive & Drive” for the ultimate outdoor Karting Experience
at the Mansell Raceway (next to Dunkeswell airfield)Dunkeswell Kart Club



Bicton Park Botanical GardensForde Abbey

a day out at one of the fine National Trust properties, numerous historic houses, castles and gardens
On the left are Bicton Park Botanical Gardens and Forde Abbey


Keepers cottage Inn KentisbeareSix Bells at Payhemburysatisfying…..


we have a great selection of village pubs in the area serving good quality food prepared with local produce and some excellent local brews…we even have our very own “Otter Brewery” in the village…how lucky is that!!
Try the Sidmouth Arms at Upottery or
the Six Bells at Payhembury


explore… towns nearby:

...just 40 minutes to the Cathedral City of Exeter

…towns & villages on the World Heritage Coast of Dorset and East Devon:


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