A cream tea from the Corn Dolly – a runner up in Ditch Townsend’s quest to find the perfect west country treat . See SWNS story SWCREAM; A man dubbed the ‘Cream Tea Crusader’ believes he has finally found the Holy Grail of afternoon teas – after testing 250 different versions in just five months. Scone-lover Ditch Townsend, 49, is dedicated to seeking out Britain’s best place for a cream tea – and will often devour up to EIGHT in one day. He prefers the ‘Devon’ method – cream on first – but has developed a formula to judge the scone, jam, cream, tea and setting – and has come across one place that ticks all the boxes. After a lengthy search, he claims the best around is The Old Forge Cafè in Chagford in the stunning rolling hills of Dartmoor National Park in Devon.

Recent News