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We stumbled upon this place when on a walk from Bainbridge to Semer Water via Stalling Busk... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Heather D
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Good cafe stop

We were walking across from Upper Wharfedale to Hawes and stopped for a welcome pot of tea which... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
MadalynH7
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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School House Farm Stalling Busk, Leyburn DL8 3DH, England
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Lucky no other cars on road as single track in most places. Minimal parking space and cul de sac at the church side of village. Preserves are excellent products but will buy from local shops as roads very narrow. Scenery beautiful.

Thank Menumore
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We were so sorry to arrive today and find Raydale Preserves closed, despite a sign giving opening hours and showing they should have been open. We wanted to support a local business and were willing to spend. We might also have liked coffee and cake....More

Thank HappyCamper09
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Yet again, another treasure we stumbled across on our travels! Warm welcome, free tastings and reasonably priced hot drinks served in style with a smile. Needless to say we left with some unusual preserves that will be a welcome addition to both the breakfast table...More

Thank Liznut
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stumbled upon this place when on a walk from Bainbridge to Semer Water via Stalling Busk. Probably not worth visiting unless you are in the area, but we were delighted to come upon it. They sell jams, chutneys and ketchup and also have a...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were walking across from Upper Wharfedale to Hawes and stopped for a welcome pot of tea which was served outside for us at a picnic bench. Very friendly and helpful staff. A good find.

Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Drove 3 miles down the single track road to find a small cluster of farm building, furniture from the "tasting centre" outside being refurbished, an open door into the building and not a soul in sight - nor did anyone - apart from 2 walkers...More

Thank SJ H
Reviewed 19 August 2016

After walking around Semerwater, we visited the little tea room at Raydale Preserves and what a lovely little find. The venue is quite magical, set as it is, in this lovely little hamlet. The owner is a lovely man, warm and welcoming... we enjoyed a...More

1  Thank Moorlandlass
Reviewed 23 July 2016

All his jam and chutney are homemade. Try and share his horse racing tips. Sometimes his son is a mind of knowledge.

Thank David C
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Lovely tasting room & prices very reasonable. New salad dressing is gorgeous. While in the village a visit to the tiny church is a must.

1  Thank Hillary C
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Stumbled on this little gem of a family business on a walk from Semerwater, stopped for tea and a scone with delicious jam. Now use their produce on the welcome tray in our cottage and everyone raves about it (black currant is my favourite along...More

2  Thank LawsonsStudio
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