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Address: Alder Carr Farm Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8LX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1449 720820
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Our award-winning farm shop & deli is overflowing with lovely produce....

Our award-winning farm shop & deli is overflowing with lovely produce. You will find our own highland beef, free-range eggs and award-winning fruit ice cream as well as locally produced food and pick your own fruit and vegetables in season. There's lots going on - why not browse the craft shops or visit our play area and farm animals? Our Farm Nature Trail is very popular too, but make sure you bring your wellies!

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Tea and scone

Went here with friends for tea and scones, we should have booked I was so surprised how busy they were, luckily we got a table but only for 1 hour. The craft shops are nice as was... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
pickwick250
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Homersfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great place, superb oak frame dining area which is just gorgeous and so light. Staff were super helpful and very chirpy. Drinks were very good. Not pricey. Will defo go back here to sample the cakes as they looked lovely and I really was sad to go so soon on arriving but it was only a brief coffee meeting and... More 

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Thank ukpandagirl
Kortrijk, Belgium
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40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Got taken here to have breakfast by my brother, it was a vey nice place, "full english breakfast" very good, will definately be returning.

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Thank Mervyn S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely farm shop with a wide range of produce and gifts. And of course their award winning ice cream is available to buy, which I highly recommend. Worth a visit.

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The farms restaurant offers a wonderful choice of homemade luncheon specials, sandwiches, stuffed baked potatoes with a choice of fillings and delicious desserts. The farm has homemade products in its own shop along with a cute little shop offering local made jewelry and other goodies. The grounds are lovely and it's a great place for families with children. PanAm1961

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went here with friends for tea and scones, we should have booked I was so surprised how busy they were, luckily we got a table but only for 1 hour. The craft shops are nice as was the farm shop, the food I bought although more expensive than the supermarket was lovely tasting fresh produce.

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Thank pickwick250
Ely
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A random Google search for 'Breakfast on our way to Woodbridge' which turned out to be an excellent breakfast. Very very popular, beautiful setting, and ended up being one of the best breakfasts we have had. There are lots of little individual shops on site too which are definitely worth a look. Definitely give it another try but also definitely... More 

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ipswich
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88 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Arranged to meet family for a coffee and easter egg trail, went to the barn coffee shop first before venturing into the nature trail, very warm and friendly, but be advised it is best to book, this seems to be a very popular spot, we were offered a table with a time limit on it before the next people arrived,... More 

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Thank Powerscape
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Food was very good. Unfortunately the experience was let down by the snooty service that we received. It was rather busy when we were there, and the staff seemed quite overwhelmed and short of politeness, almost to the extent where we felt like a burden. A real shame. Weekends and busy times best avoided.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Staying at Flindor Cottage - separate review - Mark told us that his superb asparagus was sourced from here so we paid a visit. Having recently moved quite close we have now found that this is a good place for all seasonal fruit and vegetables along with the excellent delicatessen and frozen sections. When you have gone through the shop... More 

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Thank sheilallan
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I take the children there often for the nature trail, and always end up on the swings, then to the farm shop or cafe. There's also some lovely little independent shops. Great place for a quick visit, or a few hours.

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