Sam Le Roux of Sam’s Fresh Kitchen,, 07549 539613. Sam has cooked for our guests several times, all our guests who used him were impressed, both with the meal and Sam and his assistant and thought it very good value.

Perry Green Pizza Just down the road in Perry Green! 01278 444746. Robin makes great home-baked pizza’s but only on a Saturday night at the moment. Robin and his team also provide a full catering service, either for a single meal or for your whole stay. He can also supply all the items you need to do your own pizza’s in our log fired pizza oven and give a fun pizza making session, if required.

E W J Hill Family Butchers 6 Brook St, Cannington TA5 2HP. 01278 652230. Recently under new management by Croft Farm Family Butchers. They do an excellent selection of prime meats at reasonable prices. They will deliver to Model Farm and do BBQ, steak and breakfast packs, my mum loves their award winning sausages! They can even do a whole hog roast for you.

The Village Bakery 12a Brook St, Cannington, TA5 2HP. 01278 651047. Can supply lunches, picnics etc. to your specification. We had a large group use them and they were very impressed.

Green Olive Meze Restaurant  01278 238565. A Mediterranean style restaurant. Roz and I have been a few times lately and we think it is really excellent, They also do outside catering.

Windsor Catering 01278 427733. A local firm doing a wide range of different options. We have not used them but my mother recommends them.

Jacci Cawte Private Chef. Tel: 07748155491 0r 01278 641531

Dineindulge offers a unique private dining experience brought direct to you. Combining a personal chef hire service with restaurant quality food at an affordable price. They offer a 10% discount to Model Farm customers.

Charlotte Budd Somerset based catering company.

Kate-A-Ring 01278 662319


 Oatley Vineyard 01278 671340, Cannington. An award winning Vineyard specialising in crisp, dry white wines. Iain and Jane will be delighted to show you around and provide wine tasting, either as a private group by arrangement or on their open days, see the website for details. The Vineyard is a very pleasant walk from Model Farm over footpaths to the other side of Cannington, we can provide a map and directions on request and I’m sure we could arrange for any wine purchased to be brought back to Model Farm for you. For your guests, we are now open by appointment and our “do-it-yourself” tastings might suit your house parties. They can book online, paying for a box of 3 bottles, and booking a table in the vineyard. Wines ready chilled for arrival, with self guide leaflet and tasting notes, and glasses and corkscrew ready to borrow. For up to 15. Picnics welcome -(bring or order in – we don’t provide). It’s a cheap event for a group but we also have had couples, who recork the bottles to take home. We are also open Saturday mornings without appointment for wine sales and wine by the glass, 10.30 – 12.30.

Hannah Scoulding Musician/Singer. She did a session of 3 x 45 minute slots for a hen party we hosted. I thought she was very good as did all the hens I asked about her. She can also bring a group with her if required. She performed outside  in our outside kitchen area but would also be great performing inside in the orangery.

Pamper Parties At Love Pamper Company, we specialise in delivering a unique Visiting Spa Service that brings the ultimate in luxury treatments directly to your chosen venue. Choose from a wide range of luxury treatments starting from just £20pp.

Thirsty Bee cocktails Learn how to make 4 delicious cocktails with guidance from our professional and fun bartenders. Lasting 2-hours, plenty of laughs and fun to be had, we can come to Model Farm Country House. Perfect way to start your hen party, or birthday party’ We offer a 10% discount with promo code: MFCH10. Prices start from £22.50 per person, prices include everything, from all ingredients to glassware and equipment hire.

Murder Mystery Diners. A team of professional actors who provide witty, entertaining and intriguing Murder Mystery parties for groups of all sizes. Join a cast of colourful characters for your own murder evening.

Moonstone Theatre Company South West England We recently had a group use this company for a Murder Mystery on a Saturday evening and they had a great time.

Charlotte Jane Cakes 01823 461466/07817 397070. A bit of fun for a group or hen party making and decorating cupcakes.

Horse Riding at Cannington Equestrian Centre 01278 655023.

Cannington Activity Centre a state-of-the-art high and low ropes course situated in Cannington 01278 655066.

Cannington Park Paintball & Outdoor Laser A family run paintball and outdoor laser enterprise at nearby Cannington Park 01278 653691/07828 423696.

Cannington Golf Centre A 9 hole 18 tee golf course with diving range pro-shop and club house, open to the puplic, 01278 655050.

Musgrove Willows Provides various one or half day courses in different types of willow weaving. They do a half day course for hen parties. Roz and I did a day course in making willow animals, we now have a willow deer and hare in the garden. 01278 691105.

Willows & Wetlands Visitor Centre Has a variety of things to do from walks along the river Tone, a basket museum, Guided Tours and a coffee house.

Wall Eden Farm East Huntspill, 01278 786488. Their activities include; Canoeing, Archery, Air rifle target shooting, fishing and cycle hire. They also have luxury Log Cabins to let. Mention Model Farm and they should give you a 10% discount.

Black Rock Activity Centre / 07780 929537/07860 586655 / Black Rock Outdoors Limited specialises in outdoor activities and team building days in Somerset. Black Rock have now been established as an outdoor provider for over 30 years. They are based in Secret Vally about 5 miles away.

The Crafty Hen Offers different types of craft experiences for groups of people, including Hen Parties.

Azu Spirits Our hosted blind tasting experiences  are designed to entertain and inform groups of six or more people. We arrive with everything needed for a premium tasting event and guide guests through a carefully curated selection of single malt whiskies, classic British gins or local craft gins.  Or our host-your-own blind tasting sets can be delivered next-day and contain everything for a group blind tasting.

Local Inns and Restaurants

The Friendly Spirit Inn  Brook St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HP. 01278 652215 – 8 letting rooms, large restaurant, real ale and a large garden. This is about a mile walk on footpaths across the meadows, our dog Dylan forces us to walk over there about once a week!

The Malt Shovel  Blackmore Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2NE. 01278 653432 – 8 letting rooms, large restaurant, good food and real ale. (Currently closed)

The Kings Head Inn  High St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HE. 01278 651350 – 3 letting rooms, home cooked food and real ale.

The Globe Inn, 4 Church St. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HA. 01278 653999 – No website or accommodation but home cooked food and real ale.

The Rose and Crown, 30 HighSt. Cannington, Bridgwater TA5 2HF. 01278 653190 – No website, accommodation or food but excellent real ale and a lovely garden.

The Cottage Inn 68 Wembdon Hill, Wembdon, Bridgwater, TA6 7PZ. 01278 423259 – 4 letting rooms, real ale. Not open most lunch times.

West India House 101 Durleigh Road, Bridgwater, TA6 7JE. 01278 452533 – No accommodation but home cooked food, real ale and a large family friendly garden with children’s play area. A 40 min walk over foot path.

Green Olive Meze Restaurant 5 west Quay Bridgwater, TA6 3HL. 01278 238565. A Mediterranean style restaurant. Roz and I have been a few times lately and we think it is really excellent. You can even eat outside on the Quay when the weather is good.

Spice Club 10 Eastover, Bridgwater,  TA6 5AB 01278 433334. My favourite Indian restaurant in Bridgwater and very reasonably priced. Their chef won the national curry chef award last year. They do takeaways as well as the restaurant but I don’t think they deliver.

Castle of Comfort Doddington, Neather Stowey, TA5 1LE, 01278 741264. Small but lovely restaurant, nice grounds, children’s play area. Booking advised.

Akropolis 3b New Road, Bridgwater, TA6 5AX, 01278 434551. Small but interesting Greek/Baltic style café/restaurant near the centre of Bridgwater.

Food 4 You

01823 273086.

Provides a gourmet eating experience. We had a group who used them and were very satisfied.

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