Our History

2002

The National Trust acquired Hillsborough, which is where the Boscastle Farmshop is now situated. Robin farms the 80 acres.
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2003

First farm shop opened at Home Farm. Trading from their famous little summer house. Open all hours. Selling Red Ruby Pedigree Beef.
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2005

First Boscastle Food festival set up championing local food producers such as ourselves & Jackie demonstrated how do make a pasty.
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2007

Sam joined the family business selling his free range eggs.
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2008

Idea for a large Farm shop at Hillsborough.
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2009

National Trust approached about using redundant barn at Hillsborough for a large farm shop & Café.
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2011

Received National Trust and Planning consent for new Farm Shop & Café. National Trust fine food award winners.
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2012

Successful RDPE rural micro enterprise grant application, and commencement of build. National Trust Fine food award winners.
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2013

Boscastle Farm Shop & Café opens! Taste of West Gold winners in our café 2013 and winner of the Cornish Café Trail
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2014

Gold in the Taste of the West for the café and Silver for the shop. Cornish Café finalist. Top Five cream teas in the Country Sunday Times.
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2015

Cornwall Tourism Silver Award.
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2016

Taste Of The West Gold Award for both the café and the shop. Winners of ‘Best Overall Tea Room & Café in the West Country’. Bronze winners in Cornwall Tourism awards.
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2017

Cornwall Tourism Awards, South West Tourism Silver, Taste of the West Gold.