A Taste of the Good Life...
Just a few miles away from the cottage is River Cottage HQ (Park Farm), Hugh-Fearnley-Whittingstall's centre for all things 'food, smallholding and countryside-related' with a miscellany of events happening throughout the year. River Cottage HQ is a 17th century farmhouse, overlooking the Axe Valley, with specially converted barns and 60 acres of farm land with pigs, sheep, cattle and a 'must see' kitchen garden.
River Cottage Events & Courses
River Cottage HQ run a wide variety of day and evening events where visitors can explore, eat, debate and learn about the very best home-grown and seasonal food. Courses and events are hosted by experts in their field. Find out more about River Cottage events.
River Cottage Canteen & Store
The River Cottage Local Produce Store is located in the centre of Axminster, at Trinity Square, only a short drive away from Hectors House Cottage. It's a superb place where you can taste and buy the best West Country produce. The River Cottage team work with a wonderful collection of local and organic food & drink producers from the South West to make available a wide selection of the very best local and seasonal provisions including milk, eggs, bread, meat, poultry, beers and wines.
The store and canteen are open every day from 8.30am - 6.00pm (half-day closing Wednesdays, 11am-5pm on Sundays) Find out more about the River Cottage Store.
The Canteen offers locally-sourced seasonal food - from breakfast rolls through to lunches, tea and cakes and evening meals.
Accommodation Near River Cottage
To make your visit to River Cottage complete, why not book an extra night at Hectors House Cottage and enjoy the best of what East Devon has to offer. We provide self-catering or bed and breakfast accommodation at value for money prices. More information...