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Fordhall Organic Farm

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Fordhall Organic Farm Tern Hill Road, Market Drayton TF9 3PS, England
+44 1630 638696
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Farm shop full of lovely things

Really friendly shop, good choice of fresh and frozen meat, butcher really helpful. Gluten free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrea T
via mobile
Disappointing

Today was the first visit to this venue with my two young grandchildren and will be my last. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alanfox1774
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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We are England's first community-owned farm. A family attraction with cafe, farm shop, farm trails, picnic area and yurts. We run events, hold private evening functions, birthday parties, offer guided tours for groups, run birthday parties and offer glamping in our newly renovated yurts. These sleep 6 people and are privately situated on our 140acre farm. Available for weekly or weekend hire. Please contact our office for availability.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sunday lunch” (5 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fordhall Organic Farm Tern Hill Road, Market Drayton TF9 3PS, England
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+44 1630 638696
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"sunday lunch"
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"cake"
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"pork"
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"lovely staff"
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"lovely lunch"
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"well worth a visit"
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"sausage rolls"
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"proper food"
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"an excellent restaurant"
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"pretty rubbish"
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"great ethos"
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"live locally"
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"on site shop"
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"wonderful place"
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"shropshire countryside"
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"pudding"
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"great tea room"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly shop, good choice of fresh and frozen meat, butcher really helpful. Gluten free sausage looked good, not tried it yet tho

Thank Andrea T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was the first visit to this venue with my two young grandchildren and will be my last. It seems it’s trying to attract families and farm shoppers but doesn’t seem to do either well. Everything around the farm seemed well worn or broken. So...More

1  Thank alanfox1774
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waited for ages. Had been seen waiting by the butcher who ignored me and carried on working. I walked out

1  Thank thugulike
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The farm is situated in such a wonderful setting. Their objectives are so so worth supporting (look them up if you haven't heard of what they are doing too much to fit in here) We stopped off on a sunny Sunday, went for a brief...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I often pop into Fordhall farm for pork pies and sausage rolls. Although not cheap, their produce is of excellent quality. It also good to know that their pigs are fed on the by-products of Joules' brewery 2 miles down the road.

Thank Harry H
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We called here to buy some Billington's Gingerbread and stayed for coffee and cake in Arthur's the restaurant. Delicious cake and good coffee. Will call again.

Thank Margaret L
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing mothers day lunch today, all three courses were delicous. The staff were all friendly and helpful.There were some delays with food as it was very busy however the staff promptly aplogised for this and wavered the drinks bill and offered complimentary...More

Thank 517carolineb
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Quality food and cooked perfectly.The best place for Sunday Lunch we have found in Shropshire.Only sorry we never have room for dessert.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Although we live locally we hadn't been to walk the trails or sample the cafe - what have we been missing!! We're keen geocachers so planned to walk the cache trails, then maybe pop into the cafe later. A cold, blustery day so we thought...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Went for 3rd visit to “Arthur’s Cafe” today (tea last year and Christmas meal in December). Today was Sunday dinner. Chose locally raised beef which was served with wonderful vegetables & of course Yorkshires. It was superb, especially the beef. Pudding was Shropshire Seed Cake...More

Thank aliceaherne
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Susan G
June 14, 2018|
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Response from FordhallFarm | Property representative |
Dear Susan, Yes dogs on leads are more than welcome on our farm trails and in our café. However, they are not allowed to go into the farm shop and butchery - there is too much temptation in there for them! We look forward... More
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Christy R
June 4, 2017|
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Response from FordhallFarm | Property representative |
Hi Christy, I'm afraid we don't have animal petting as we are a working farm. However, you can view the pigs and chickens, and take a walk in the fields to see the sheep and cows. We have a musical washing line in our... More
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Jill V
December 30, 2016|
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Response from FordhallFarm | Property representative |
Hi Jill, yes we do have gluten free options in our café, including home made cakes (flourless), gluten free bread (for soups and sandwiches) and gluten free porridge. Our soups never contain any gluten, plus we have a range... More
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