Bishops Court Farm
West Street, Shapwick, Dorset, DH11 9LB
Bishops Court Farm is a working farm, producing hay, straw and grain for sale. It also produces award-winning barley, which is used by the Ringwood Brewery to produce beer that's served up at the local Anchor Inn!
How to get here:
Road: A350 - The A350 runs between Poole and Blandford Forum; when you reach the junction with the B3075 (near Spetisbury), turn into the opposite road, heading northeast and crossing the river. Follow this road as it bears right and then heads up a hill (single track), and this eventually arrives at Shapwick. Bishop's Court Farm is the first set of building as you enter the village (road bends right then left). +
Access: privateStatus: recognisableBishops Court Farm
The Awakening (1)
Filmed: 20 Jul 1983
Jane searches the stables, and is then intimidated by riders.
Where to walk to next?
Other nearby locations:
Tarrant Monkton (The Awakening). Road (6.8 miles, 24m) : Follow West Street into the village and then turn left at the cross onto the High Street. At the end, turn left onto the B3082. Follow this to Tarrant Keyneston and then turn right at the crossroads. Continue along this road as it bears right through Tarrant Rawston/Tarrant Rushton, and then follow it around to the left into Tarrant Monkton. The ford is at the end of the High Street to the north of the village. Parking: roadside.
Additional locations as the crow flies:
Further links about the location:
Bishops Court Farm - Farm Website
British Guild of Beer Writers - Details on the local beer brewed from the farm.
The Awakening [20 Jul 1983]: Colonel Wolsey's Farm
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