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Mainsgill Farm

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Very well worth a visit

I would never have expected to be seeing camels at a farm shop..They are incredibly well looked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve R
Goid food

Arrived around lunch time but plenty of seating available. I would prefer to find a table then... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darlington, United Kingdom
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  • Poor3%
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“cakes”(32 reviews)
“sausage”(18 reviews)
East Layton, Richmond DL11 7PN, England
+44 1325 718860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would never have expected to be seeing camels at a farm shop..They are incredibly well looked after I must say.....The shop itself is well stocked and staff were ever so polite and helpful .

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around lunch time but plenty of seating available. I would prefer to find a table then order or have table service as when you have a two yr old Grandchildren it is a bit much for them to choose while standing in a queue....More

Thank boydy73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As well as the animals for the kids to enjoy the farm shop is excellent. High class food with samples to try. A lovely place to stop off, relax and enjoy the quality on offer. Very nice !

Thank 1PBA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We called here as a family on our way home from the Lake District. It's always busy here and the car park was very full. But surprisingly there were still tables available. So don't be put off by a busy car park. The farm shop...More

Thank RobandGem_22
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here regularly several years ago but not since. I was amazed to see how much it has expanded since then! There are 2 floors now, with clothing and nik naks on the upper floor and food items including the cafe on the lower...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We were passing and called in on the off chance, it was surprisingly good fun, they have camels, donkeys, emus, a couple of pigs. The shop is lovely, it sells all sorts and there’s a cafe although it looked expensive. There’s a big playground outside...More

Thank meryem h
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We was in Barnard Castle and I was googling things to do with the family when I came across this little gem! We had a ride out thinking it wasn't going to be anything special however, we ended up staying for over an hour! We...More

Thank WhitneyLH
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stop here whenever we’re travelling across the country. The coffee and scones are good and everything else looks delicious. Lovely to buy treats on the way home. We bought tasty individual quiches from the butcher.

Thank Couple10
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My three year old didnt want to leave. Food was lovely but a bit to much, cakes looked fantastic and home made. Great prices sbd lovely staff. Thank you

Thank tjndoncaster
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the areas least known attractions. I'll break it down.. outside there's a selection of animals. Camels, pigs, chickens, donkeys. Inside you have a awesome farm shop fresh meat, fish, local beers, frozen pick n mix fruit. Gourmet chocolates, honeys, jams, bread, brownies....More

Thank Travelingwookie1
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Response from TeesdaleMudpies | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know but didn’t see any there are outside tables though so maybe
31 March 2017|
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Response from patriciamty | Reviewed this property |
It's a working farm with an array of animals that you can see. There is no cost involved. It has a very large farm shop, shopping area, restaurant and a children' s play area. Well worth a visit and very popular.