Eco Event Space Hire

Rural Venue Hire in South Devon

Lower Sharpham Farm makes a unique event venue for group activities and learning. We offer meeting spaces, eco-accommodation and an inspiring rural setting with access to the great outdoors, just 2.5 miles from Totnes in South Devon.

We have three separate spaces for hire (more details below), seating 10-20 people. You can also add on delicious organic, local food.

Rates (per event space)
Day rate (8 am-5 pm): £75
Evenings (6 pm-10 pm): £40
Day and evening: £99

For full details, take a look at our event space hire brochure. Or get in touch on farm@ambios.net  Tel: 01803 732747.

Eco event space Totnes

Our Event Spaces

The Learning Centre seats up to 10 people, and provides a perfect learning environment with WiFi, projector, and french doors opening onto a veranda with spectacular views of the river Dart valley. Available evenings and weekends.

The Yurt seats 10-15 people. It is a multi use space which can be set up in auditorium style or a breakout work group space. Fridge, tea and coffee facilities, cosy wood burner plus access to the woods, firepit and outdoor learning environment make for a special event space.

The Linhay provides a practical, comfortable space for indoor learning and discussion in the heart of the farm. Seats 16-20. Available for evening and weekend hire.

 

Eco-Accomodation

We may also be able to provide eco-accommodation for events which run over multiple days. Our ‘cabin’ has 8 single bedrooms with 2 toilet/shower rooms and a kitchen with a large comfortable lounge and woodstove.  The accommodation is part of our working farm, managed for biodiversity and learning.  It sits amongst the trees and hedgerows with spectacular views of the River Dart.  Camping is also available on the farm. Meals can be provided from local produce (direct from our farm where possible) with special dietary requirements catered for on request.

Educational Experiences

As part of your stay at Lower Sharpham Farm we encourage you to take part in one of our educational experiences. They each aim to inspire you with the wonders of the natural world, are delivered by one of our brilliant and experienced team and draw on the beauty and rich diversity of the farm. Experiences range from the following, and are each available at £120/2.5 hour experience;

  • Farm walk & talk
  • Nature conservation subject specific walk & talk
  • Wine and Cheese tasting
  • Wild food foraging
  • Star gazing
  • Meditation
  • Canoeing
  • Green wood work

Planning an event with us

If you would like to discuss an event with us, you can contact us by phone on 01803 732747 or by email on info@ambios.net. We’d love to have a chat with you to discuss how we can meet the needs of your specific event.

How to find us

DRIVING;

From Totnes take the A381 for Kingsbridge.

Further up the hill after the built-up area of Totnes, turn left to Ashprington (brown sign for Sharpham Vineyard and the Waterman’s Arms).

After 1.8 miles of winding road turn left at the crossroad (Ashprington Cross – sign shows straight on for Ashprington, right to Tuckenhay – if you get to the village you’ve gone too far!) and after 50 yards turn right down a private road marked ‘Lower Sharpham Farm’

Follow this over 12 speed bumps all the way down to the bottom (0.7 miles) and you’re there. At the building (Linhay) turn right and pull into the lower yard. Park here,  in the small car park.

If you’re using a Sat Nav, our postcode is TQ9 7DX

WALKING/CYCLING;

From the railway station (walking 45-60mins, cycling 25mins): Out of station drive, turn left at main road, crossing over at pedestrian lights. At Morrison’s petrol station take road straight on-ish into ‘Town’. (You’ll soon walk past Morrison’s supermarket on left.) Keep going straight on over mini roundabout. At Job Centre Plus the road swings right. You go straight on, passing the Job Centre to your right. When the road bears left around the back of the Steam Packet Inn on your left, you turn right (signposted ‘National Cycle Network 28’), up hill for 30 metres to a sign for footpath/cycle route to Ashprington . Follow this up a long hill. Go through a gate at the top, continue downhill and then through a gate with the Sharpham compass logo on its post. Then continue 200 metres and through a third gate. Continue along Sharpham drive and down hill. As you go past the wooded area on your right, look out for a wooden gate, and take this. follow the green lane up through the woods and you emerge at the farm.