At Fairweather's we pride ourselves on supporting local businesses, charities and schools in our community.
We work with Beaulieu School in helping to educate their primary school children on growing fresh fruit and vegetables, on looking after our wildlife and to be sustainable. The feedback from the children is wonderful.
Donations and vouchers are provided to help local charities and schools with their fundraising efforts. We have collections for Honeypot, local children's charity and proceeds of our Tea with Santa event goes to helping them each year.
A little further afield and being passionate about gardening we continually support the National Garden Scheme through open days at our nursery and donations from collections. The money raised goes toward various different charities such as Mind & Marie Curie.
We source locally from businesses and are a keen supporter of the New Forest Marque.
As a business we are proud to help our local community and we will always continue to do so.
Beaulieu & the New Forest
Beaulieu, meaning 'beautiful place' in French, is an idyllic ancient honey stone village standing at the tidal limit of the Beaulieu River and remains largely unspoilt. Dating back to the 13th century, the village was built around the Abbey founded in 1204 by Cistercian monks on land given by King John. The dissolution of the monasteries was instigated by Henry VIII in the 1530s and Beaulieu was passed into the ownership of the present Montagu family ancestors.
The New Forest is one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in Southern England, covering southwest Hampshire and southeast Wiltshire. It was proclaimed a royal forest by William the Conqueror, featuring in the Domesday Book.
Pre-existing rights of common pasture are still recognised today, being enforced by official verderers and agisters. In the 18th century, the New Forest became a source of timber for the Royal Navy. It remains a habitat for many rare birds and mammals.
When visiting the New Forest follow the New Forest code - it's a unique place with so much to do. Find out more here by visiting The New Forest.