Set on the beautiful river Torridge in the heart of glorious Devon.

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What We Do


Free Range Farming

We focus on spring lambing native breed sheep, Ruby Red Devon cattle and dairy heifers. Our small herd of pedigree Berkshire pigs and a handfull of farmyard hens keep us in bacon and eggs.

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Eggs, Meat and Milk

We aim to produce breeding stock for sale to other farmers as well as finished beef, lamb and pork for the table. Our meat is often supplied direct to the catering trade.

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Barn Stay Farm Stay

Subject to gaining planning permission we hope to offer our own take on agricultural hospitality from Easter 2018.

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Architectural and Structual Design

In addition to farming, Oliver has experience as a consultant engineer with a special interest in structural natural materials and sustainable development.

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About Us

New Arrivals

Having initially set up and developed a farming and cheesemaking business in Bedfordshire we moved to Chapple Farm, Dolton in 2017 in order to farm livestock on a larger scale. A traditional Devonshire holding, the land is punctuated with small ponds, mature decidious woodland and the beautiful river Torridge.

Glorious Devon

The farm is situated on the Tarka trail, surrounded by fine hostelries and within easy reach of the stunning north Devon coastline, Dartmoor and Exmoor. A great location for anything from a relaxing short break to a week of activity and local exploration. Subject to gaining planning permission we hope to be offering our own barnstorming approach to agricultural hospitality by Easter 2018.

Creative Ideas

Alongside the day to day running of the farm, Oliver is a chartered engineer with experience in architectural and structural design, sustaianble development and renewable energy. Further details are avalaible here.