Briddlesford has long had a great little farm shop. It’s a welcome stop for supplies mid-bike ride, and has plenty of yummy goodies and local produce. What with the good thing they already had going, I was excited when I first heard of their plans to open Bluebells Cafe. And they didn’t disappoint. The distances people travel (by Island standards) to come for a bite to eat here is testament to it’s greatness.
Today, we travelled here via Combley Great Wood. Tom and I are both reading books on trees and enjoyed exploring this unfamiliar spot. After a few wrong-turns and running back for missing gloves, we were pretty hungry. After all, half the point of a walk is the well-deserved cup of tea at the end.
This great little place gives me business envy. With good strong coffee, plenty of local food options and friendly staff, Bluebells is a treat. The polished concrete floor, woodburner and lush loos (yes, it matters!) just add to it’s perfect-stop status. This feels like local business at it’s best.
We never found the missing glove, but we did go home with full tummies and plans to return soon.
Yummy fun plus exhilerating walk = s’wonderful!!