Farm shop café
A1, Junction Stannington; 2 mins
Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm (cafe until 4pm)
Vegetarian or vegan options
Parking available onsite
A super farm shop and café on the edge of a 500-acre family farm, where home-grown is the buzzword. “If we don’t produce it ourselves, we know somebody local who does,” says farmer Ian. The farm shop is well-stocked with Northumberland produce: from fresh bread to home-reared meat, jams, farmhouse cakes and cheeses. Pick up some spicy jalapeno sausages and minted lamb burgers for a delicious BBQ.
The coffee shop serves honest, home-cooked breakfasts, pies of the day, fresh sandwiches, burgers, sponge puddings with ice cream and kids' lunch boxes. Take in the country views from the terrace with a cup of Rington’s tea and a slice of cake. Children will enjoy the free play area, sandpit, ride-on tractors and visits to the animals – catch Ian at the right time and you might even be able to join an egg hunt.
Their click-and-collect service means you can order ahead and whip a bag of groceries away with you. Dogs are welcome outside.
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