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What a great experience!

My wife and I were gifted a voucher for an afternoon tea and chilli tasting session a while ago. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shefford, United Kingdom
The Best ,Chili Experience.

From the very first friendly welcome to the last cheerio an experience to delight in. Shawn, the co... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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We began selling chilli pepper plants in 2001. The plants, and later pickles and sauces, gained very favorable attention and in 2007 we purchased Cherwood Nursery in Chawston which we renovated. Known for its 'Pick Your Own' chilli tunnel which is...more
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Cherwood Ranch, Blue Bells, Chawston, Bedford MK44 3BL, England
+44 1480 405663
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were gifted a voucher for an afternoon tea and chilli tasting session a while ago. We didn't really know what to expect when we arrived today but enjoyed ourselves immensely. Shawn, our host and co-owner, obviously knew and loved his subject...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the very first friendly welcome to the last cheerio an experience to delight in. Shawn, the co owner, certainly new his subject and took us through the Chilli world with real experience. There can not be many people around that knows his subject so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant day learning all about chilli’s, where they came from, how to grow them, how to look after them on the plant and all they way through to eating them in many different ways. Yesterday we tried all the products (had to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tragil74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a chilly( excuse the pun) afternoon, but once the tasting began we soon warmed up. Shawn, our host, guide and owner really knows his stuff and made the whole afternoon most entertaining and informative...especially the tasting of what is currently the hottest chilli...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PaulH629
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were unsure as to what to expect from the chilli tasting tour, as we had been gifted the tour as a voucher experience. The tour was informative, and fun, and made extremely enjoyable by Shawn, who is obviously very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relax166053
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today we went on the Chilli Tour and Tasting. An absolutely excellent tour and incredibly informative. Shawn is very knowledgeable and was willing and able to answer any questions asked. He was enthusiastic and very polite too. I'm not too much of a chilli lover...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laurapr21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect! We had a tour then taste of jams, picked etc. Then we got onto tasting the chillies it was good to have the knowledge of the owner as I might have chickened out of tasting the hotter ones. We also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lodgey64
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Best jar of lime pickle ever...grown their own stuff and pack off the chillies for sauces to be made, jarred and returned. Long established now and sooo good for those who like it hot.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Really engaging host, we learnt a lot and then did some tasting before picking out some sauces, chillis and plants to take home.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steviedore
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

If you fancy doing something different that’s not a whole day out - a chilli tasting tour is great. The American host was great at showing us round, very knowledgeable, regularly inviting questions on all topics from growing and harvesting to cooking and other uses....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carly D
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Response from mickmickys | Reviewed this property |
They have a website or just give them a ring.