Guard House Cafe

Gold at the Devon Tourism Awards!

We are delighted and amazed to have been awarded the Gold award at the Visit Devon Tourism Awards for the best cafe / tearoom of 2015.

Over the last 18 months we have made lots of small changes at the Guardhouse. From using fresher, tastier, locally-sourced coffee, to our seasonal,  home-made specials, to extending our opening times and remaining open all…

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Christmas on Berry Head

Come and join us this December for festive food and Christmas crafts…



Our Naked Christmas Tree will be back on Saturday, November 28th. Once again we will provide a range of edible craft materials, but need the help of some eager elves to turn them into beautiful decorations… Come and help us!

Decoration materials are provided free if you leave…

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Sheep welcomed into Berry Head North Fort

Visit Berry Head National Nature Reserve from 1st November and you might be lucky enough to spot some striking Soay sheep grazing within the North Fort itself.  Dog walkers are required to keep their pets on a lead during this time as the sheep are being used as conservation grazers to encourage the growth and longevity of many of the important plants…

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Autumn on Berry Head

Call it what you like – an Indian Summer or Autumn – Berry Head is a good place to enjoy the sparkling sun on the sea, as well as the (increasingly) fresh easterly breezes. September and October have been much more settled than August, at least until Half Term next week! The twitchers are now out in force spotting rare…

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South Devon Tourism Awards

Thursday 15th October was an evening for great celebration for the Guardhouse team.
Being shortlisted for the “best cafe / tea room in South Devon & the English Riviera” was already a great honour, made even better because we were invited to a swanky black tie dinner and dance in Torre Abbey’s Spanish Barns! Diane, Brenda, Tia, Liz, Alex and Lucy…

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