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Address: Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 118 972 4220
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant...
Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant nursery, display gardens, The Herb Kitchen coffee shop and The Saxon Maze. The Barn Shop stocks many food items and gifts, with something for everyone.
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A huge range of herbs and fruits trees. The plants and herbs are well tended and the cafe offers a nice "cup of tea" or other refreshment. Lovely scenery, a shop, a maze for kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place to visit. The shop is full of beautiful items, as well as local produce and meats. The restaurant has a nice menu and it's in a pretty rural setting.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have been to The Herb Farm lots and lots of times and always enjoyed lunch there but sadly it has changed hands and the menu is nowhere near as good - sorry, we'll have to look elsewhere for lunch now. Nevertheless we enjoyed walking around the maze and plants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Yep, spent four hours here today! Started off with lunch in the coffee shop, then into The Saxon Maze. Kids (8&9) loved it. We raced through then teamed up and race through again. A very quiet day here so then got to play endless games of Manhunt within the maze! Walked round to give the horses a pat, climbed trees,... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A huge range of herbs and fruits trees. The plants and herbs are well tended and the cafe offers a nice "cup of tea" or other refreshment. Lovely scenery, a shop, a maze for kids to explore, good food and family friendly. Whilst not the cheapest place the quality is certainly excellent.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Have driven past a number of times, so was pleasantly surprised to discover what lay inside. Lovely scenery, a shop, a maze for kids to explore, good food and family friendly.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A place by the road that is worth exploring. The plants and herbs are well tended and the cafe offers a nice "cup of tea" or other refreshment. We bought gifts in the gift shop that were unusual and well priced (for the UK!)

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A huge range of herbs and fruits trees, which whilst not the cheapest the quality is certainly excellent. I like the shop which sells a quirky range of artisan products. The teashop is lovely, the absence improved by the smells of the herbs carried on the wind through the nursery. There is also a maze which whilst not been the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Saxon maze, herb farm, coffee shop. What is not to like. If you have kids bring them for the maze, if not buy some unusual herbs while relaxing with a coffee. The kids love running round the maze. It lets them burn off a load of energy and gives them a sense of achievement. The coffee shop is actually a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

A good sized garden centre specialising in herbs, with a few standard plants such as roses as well. Pricing is reasonable to high, but plant quality is generally good. Alongside this is a beech maze for kids (at a small fee) and a cafe (Daisy's) with fresh cakes, sandwiches and snacks. A shop with fairly standard "smellies" and things like... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visited Daisy's Coffee Shop today for lunch and, as normal, the food and staff were excellent - especially Carl. Always find the staff friendly and helpful whenever we visit. Good selection of food to suit all types. Would recommend.

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Additional Information about The Herb Farm

Address: Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 118 972 4220
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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