Meet the family ...

Fresh milk from our own cows, the "Inspiration" herd, of Holstein Fresians form the basis of our delicious, hand made Devon ice cream.

Ice Creams & Sorbets

Ice creams hand made in our dairy with milk from our own herd - what could be more natural?

Furzeleigh Down Dairy is part of a fourth generation dairy farm called Furzeleigh Down.

It is situated in East Devon, between Axminster and Lyme Regis. It overlooks Axminster and has a magnificent panoramic view stretching to the far distance from the North to the North West.  Visit our Crafty Tea Room in Cooks Lane to sample some of our delicious ice cream made with our own cows milk and cream, lovingly made by hand in a new dairy which is part of our farmhouse.

News and events


Our gorgeous tea room in its tranquil setting with panoramic views is now under new management!

Come and visit the Crafty Tea Room and meet the new team!


We'll be attending the following events bringing fresh local ice cream to you in our new Furzeleigh Down Dairy trailer ...

11 May      - Colyton Food and Garden Festival
8 June       - Uplyme Village Féte
9 June       - Furzeleigh Down Farm Open Farm Sunday
4-6 July     - Exeter Cathedral
11-13 July - Lyme Regis Street Food Fair
20 July      - Natural Seaton Festival

27-28 July - Bridport Folk Festival

What our customers are saying ...


"Fabulous ice cream in a peaceful setting . This not only a lovely, peaceful spot, with faculours views over the valley, but provides top quality ice cream too .... "                                                  via Tripadvisor
"Hidden gem.  This place is tucked away but definitely worth searching for.  The cream tea is superb and very welcome after a bike ride or possibly a walk around Lambert's Castle.  The staff are friendly and welcoming.  The countryside that surrounds it is lovely. "                                              via Tripadvisor
"We saw a sign for farmhouse ice cream on our way back to Bristol-it was the best detour we have ever taken!! We had white mint and chocolate, lime cheesecake and caramelised fig. HEAVENLY"                                                                                                              via Facebook
"The creamiest ice cream ever! Worth a special trip"                                                     via Facebook


"Amazing ice cream. Well worth a little detour!"                                                            via Facebook

Come and visit us ...

Crafty Tea Room


Open 7 days

10.30am - 5pm


Closed Mondays in term time


Pop in for a cuppa, bite to eat, or a delicious homemade ice cream and browse our local produce and crafts shop. 


Disabled facilities, WiFi and ample parking available .


01297 639800

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Order by the tub ...

If you would like to order by the tub, please call us on 01297 32159

or email us

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