Lockdown At Redlands Yard

As the number of COVID-19 cases are increasing in our area and due to Redlands Yard being located so close to the Tier 4 border, Colin and Sarah have decided to not fully re open this January.

Foxy Cottage at Redlands YardFoxy Cottage: Firstly, we would like to wish all our customers a very Happy New Year!
We intended to open on Fridays and Saturdays 10.30am – 3pm. If anybody needs anything outside of these times please do get in touch, we will do everything we can to help.  Our email is thefoxycottage@gmail.com. Take care and look after yourselves. – Sarah & Colin

The Wobbly CottageThe Wobbly Cottage: We would like to reassure everyone that we will be staying open at both the bakery & market and deliveries are available for anyone that needs them or would prefer not to venture out. The website is a guideline only and not everything is always available. Please call 07488 313857 or email: info@thewobblycottage.co.uk. Thank you all in advance for your continued support. You are all awesome and we feel very lucky to have you all! – Rich & Dani

Sophia’s Choice: Following my previous post, I can now confirm that the shop will be open on Thursdays & Fridays: 10.00am – 1.00pm. All close contact treatments must sadly stop at this time. If you are shielding, I am happy to organise orders for delivery or orders for collection. Please call or text 07525 662888 or email me: info@sophiaschoice.co.uk or you can sign up to my newsletter HERE.  – Charlie

Little Boutique In A Box

Little Boutique In A Box: The shop is closed but Helen is having a Clearance Sale with up to 70% off  items online at the shop’s website HERE. Purchase online and arrange collection or delivery.


Upholstery Workshop - Liberty ChairTony at The Upholstery Workshop remains open this month. Please just knock on the door and remain socially distanced. You can contact him on: 07745 572196 or by email: tonyoaks13@gmail.com

The following businesses are closed for the remainder of January 2021 due to the National Lockdown:

Stableyard Restaurant, Broadwindsor
Stableyard Restaurant
The Painted Nail
The Painted Nail
Dimensions Hair Studio
Dimensions Hair Studio
Gallery of Makers
Earth Design
Earth Design


Christmas At Redlands Yard

There’s so much at Redlands Yard, some last minute shopping or simply take time out to relax, spoil yourself and enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate with some delicious cake.  Only one week to go and you still can’t think of what to buy? Many of the retailers at Redlands Yard do Gift Vouchers.  All their Christmas details are below. Have a wander!Christmas GarlandFoxy Cottage at Redlands YardFoxy Cottage. The shop has now developed an identity all on its own and has relaunched as Foxy Cottage with Sarah Williams at the helm. With beautiful gifts, clothing, beauty products, items for the home, soft furnishings and even an amazing deli stocked full of wonderful local supplies – this is definitely the place you’ll find those last minute gifts and gifts that tell your person they are loved.

  • Open Tuesdays – Sundays 10am – 4pm – there’s already 25% off all their Christmas decorations!
  • Christmas Eve, Sarah is open 10 – 2pm with a special offer of 25% off all Christmas products and 50% off all Christmas cards.

The Painted Nail, BroadwindsorThe Painted Nail.  The bespoke nail salon that specialises in everything Nails. At the time of publishing, there is availability with Claire on the 23rd but otherwise they are fully booked prior to Christmas. The girls are working up until 23rd, open for one day on the 30th Dec. then reopening on the 5th Jan. 2021.
The team would like to thank all our clients for their continued support throughout this difficult year. 😘 ” – Toni Rodway

A reminder that The Painted Pooch will be closing in the new year due to Gerri relocating but she too would like to thank all customers for their support.

Earth Design Earth Design. An amazing choice of gifts from around the world, many unique within the UK. You will find quality gold and silver gemstone jewellery, beautiful stone sculptures for the home or garden and natural stone vases with incredible vibrant colours.  With relaxing music and a collection of inspiring books – your visit will be something special. With BBC’s Animal Park back on our screens for Christmas it’s a great time to let you all know we stock a range of Kate Humble toiletries “Humble – spoil yourself not the environment

  • Open everyday till Christmas 10.30am – 4pm.

Thank you to our lovely customers for supporting us this year and we wish you all a very merry Christmas.” – Lisa & Paula.Christmas GarlandThe Wobbly CottageThe Wobbly Cottage. Rich & Dani ‘s speciality is long fermentation Sourdough bread, made using traditional methods over 48hrs and simply incorporating flour, water, salt & their beloved Starter. Their Christmas menu includes a substantial Scotch egg with their own curry mayo @ £2.50 and Mince pies at £1 each. Spiced nuts @ £3/300gm or a whole Spiced Apple cake @ £10 could be the ideal fresh Christmas gift.

  • Open until midday on Christmas Eve and then again Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th

 after which they will be taking a well earned break until Tuesday 5th January 2021.
We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone for their support, kindness and business in what has been a very odd and hard year for everyone. May 2021 bring the change we all hope it will. Merry Christmas!
” – Rich and Dani.

Dimensions Hair StudioDimensions Hair StudioNo appointments available before Christmas as Steph & her team offer their clients the luxury they deserve at an affordable price and giving them an experience that makes them feel and look great. The salon offers all types of treatments, from cutting and colouring, to perming and shampoo and sets.
Merry Christmas to all our wonderful clients. We hope you all have a lovely time and keep safe. We look forward to welcoming you all back in the New Year.” – Steph Frampton.

Upholstery WorkshopThe Upholstery Workshop.  Relocated from the village square, Tony has settled quickly at Redlands Yard and offers you quality fabric and quality service.

  • Open Monday – Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Many Thanks to all my customers for their much valued custom over this difficult year. Wishing everyone a Happy and Healthy Christmas and a much better 2021.” – Tony Simmil.

Christmas Garland

Little Boutique In A BoxLittleBoutiqueInABox. Helen offers customers fashion that is comfortable, relaxed, timeless, and affordable. With a relaxed atmosphere in her spacious shop, you are quickly at ease to browse.

  • Open 11-2.30, Tuesday to Saturday, up to & including Christmas Eve.
  • Reopening 10am 5th January 2021 with a SALE!

    Hello to all my wonderful customers… thank you all so so much for all your support since we opened at Redlands Yard in September. It’s not been an easy time to open a new business but your feedback and encouragement has been amazing and I am so grateful. Thank you all so much and I wish you all a safe and happy festive holiday. See you on the other side! Love Helen x” – Helen Atkins.

Sophia’s Choice. The newest unit in the yard, opening just two weeks ago, Charlie and her team are already Fully Booked for treatments before Christmas but the shop will be open for last minute gifts & pressie ideas:

  • Friday 18th 9.30am – 3.00pm
  • Saturday 19th  10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Next week: Wednesday 23rd 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Christmas Eve 10.00am – 1.00pm.

I’d like to thank all my loyal customers & clients for their love and support over this past year. And a big thank you to the Broadwindsor community for the warm welcome when I moved up to Redlands Yard. Wishing everyone a peaceful and joyful Christmas.” – Charlie Hughes.

Gallery of Makers. Projecting Christmas loveliness, Clare invites you to “Come and enjoy a focussed array of “gifting goodies

  • Open 7 days a week until Christmas Eve 11am -3pm.

Look out for Galleries Making Space in the new year. Workshops in the Gallery, Sundays and Mondays, undecided at this time whether Tuesday and Thursday evenings will be included.” – Clare Colby.

Christmas GarlandLast and by no means least . . .

Stableyard Restaurant, BroadwindsorThe Stableyard Restaurant. You cannot visit Redlands Yard and not stop by The Stableyard Restaurant for a breakfast, a lazy lunch or a coffee and a slice of some of the best cake in the region. A wonderful sunny spot to enjoy a lunch, the Restaurant serves as the perfect place to escape to when you need to work away from home, meet up with your friends or celebrate a special occasion.
For over 30 years, the restaurant has been the gathering place for locals and visitors alike. All the meals are home-cooked from scratch, using only the best fresh local produce by the marvellous Linda Paget and her team.

Stableyard Christmas TreeOpen every day up to 2pm on Christmas eve.

  • This Saturday, 19th –  they have a Breakfast Offer on: Buy a Big Breakfast and get a Small Breakfast FREE.
  • Sunday Lunch – Puddings are Half Price when you buy a Roast Lunch.
  • Takeaway are available Everyday.
  • Open every day for breakfast, lunches, coffee and lots of cakes.

They are going to stay closed during Christmas and New year and will re open on Tuesday 5th January 2021.
Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all of our customers, friends and family. And thank you so much to everyone that has supported us since August opening. Linda and team. xxx” – Linda Paget.

Christmas GarlandMerry Christmas Everyone!


FiverFest in Broadwindsor

Our Post Office Outreach Service comes from Crewkerne, Dailyz to be precise. Dailyz Buy, Sell & Exchange: Games, IPods, Satnavs, Laptops, Digital cameras & much more. They Repair Consoles and Phones, Unlock & Repair all Mobile Phones. They provide a professional Disc Cleaning Service, they cut your Sims & Top them up. They can also Transfer your VHS to DVD, along with many other services and goods that they provide. Next Tuesday and Friday, between 10am & 12.30pm at the Comrades Hall they will bring the following products – all at only £5 each.

Dailyz FiverFest OffersAristotle

Earth Design at Redlands Yard

Lisa has a selection of offers at £5

  • Window crystals.
  • Tisserand energy roller ball.
  • Tisserand sweet orange and cinnamon oil.
  • A selection of sterling silver studs, pearl and sterling silver studs.
  • Indian soapstone decorative pot.

EarthDesign FiverFest OffersAristotle

Little Boutique in a Box at Redlands Yard

Helen has some printed scarves which she is reducing to £5 until the 24th.

Boutique In A Box - FiverFestAristotleThe Stableyard Restaurant at Redlands Yard

Your £5 can get you a coffee with a delicious slice of Linda’s sponge cake!

AristotleFiverFest ends on Saturday 24th October.

Anyone who would like to be added to this list, please contact: info@broadwindsor.org 



Units At Redlands Yard

There will be news on the restaurant at Redlands Yard very soon – but here’s a look at the other units at Redlands Yard with what they’ve got and when they’re open.

  • THE WOBBLY COTTAGEThe Wobbly Cottage
    🙂 Tuesday – Friday 10am – 2.30pm and Saturday 10am – 1.30pm.
    Rich & Dani: “Having been open all the way through Lockdown and adjusting accordingly we are getting back to normal a bit more and generally have stock to sell from the counter with an ever changing selection of bread and baked goodies. Beewraps are back in stock and we are also back to making small batches of preserves. We can take orders to secure loaves etc.. and are still offering a delivery service to those that can’t get to us although we are asking that anyone that can come up to the bakery please do so.” flowers at The Wobbly Cottage
    On Fridays – they are also taking delivery of fresh flowers from Beaminster’s Lovette Farm.
    Contact Rich and Dani: 01308 867 748
    Message them through their Facebook page HERE.
    email: richanddan@thewobblycottage.co.uk


  • Earth DesignEARTH DESIGN
    🙂 Tuesday – Sunday, 10.30am – 4pm (Updated).
    Lisa and Paula will update their Facebook page when they get back to normal hours, hopefully in the next couple of weeks.
    We have sanitizer at the door for everyone to use. Masks must be worn. We have a One way system and social distancing markings on the floor. A limit of how many customers are in the shop at the same time. A safety screen around the till area. All safety measures are working well and it’s been lovely seeing our customers again.”
    Contact 01308 868911
    Lisa & Paula through their Facebook page HERE.
    email: earthdesign1@outlook.com


  • Dimensions Hair StudioDIMENSIONS HAIR STUDIO
    Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 3pm & Late night – 7pm on Thursdays.
    Saturday, 9am – 2pm.
    and her team have been exceptionally busy since lockdown restrictions have been lifted.  They continue to cheerfully transform heads and share the ‘befores’ and ‘afters’ on their Facebook page HERE.
    Contact: 01308 867711
    Message Steph through Facebook, click HERE.


  • The Painted NailTHE PAINTED NAIL
    Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm & Late nights – 9pm on Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Saturday 10am – 5pm

    Toni and her team are merrily flattering the fingertips and fluttering the eyelashes of many ladies since Lockdown restrictions have been eased.
    Contact: Book an appointment through their website HERE.
    Message Toni through their Facebook page HERE.
    Telephone: 07378 818 676


  • Beccas's Fabric LarderBECCA’S FABRIC LARDER
    Open 🙂 Wednesday & Thursdays 11am -4pm
    Saturdays 11am – 3pm
    Offering an incredible array of fabrics under one roof. Other days closed or reduced hours.
    Contact: 07486 062 343


  • The Painted PoochTHE PAINTED POOCH
    is bathing and blow drying a variety of your beloved four legged friends. 
    As well as bathing, cutting nails and general pampering, they also offer a microchipping and scanning service.
    Contact: 07539 551993
    through their Facebook page HERE.
    Book an appointment for your dog HERE.


    Open 🙂 Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm
    Selling a range of original works handmade by a group of 20 or so dedicated local artists.
    A relieved Clare Colby commented “...nearly six weeks now of re-opened doors … good to see so many peeps visiting and returning ..“.
    their new online shop HERE.
    Contact: In the first instance, please email: gallbcc@galleryofmakers.co.uk
    Their website and Facebook page are being developed by a marketing company and we can expect lots more news and photographs next month.

Spread the love!We wish you all well!


#Broadwindsor #RedlandsYard #SocialDistancing #TheWobblyCottage #ThePaintedNail #EarthDesign #DimensionsHairStudio #BeccasFabricLarder #ThePaintedPooch #GalleryOfMakers #Creative #Beauty #Bread #Sourdough #Gifts #Art #SurvivingLockdown #WearAMask #BeKind #StaySafe