Farm Shops in the Cotswolds

Farm Shops in the Cotswolds

Residing within the pretty villages and scenic landscapes of the Cotswolds are a plethora of artisan farm shops. Stocking shelves and curating displays with fresh, seasonal produce from the county’s farms, fields and orchards, these must-visit markets offer unrivalled foodie finery.

If you have discovered the region’s Michelin star restaurants and welcoming country pubs and would like to craft your own culinary creations, then make way to some of the best farms shops in the Cotswolds. Peppered around the National Landscape, many of these countryside gems include delicious incentives with delis, bakeries, cafés and more. Here’s our guide to help you on your way.

The Cotswold Guy

The Cotswold Guy is a well-known name in the Cotswolds. A multi-faceted institution with two farm shops, a restaurant, café and private event catering, it offers a fully comprehensive introduction to Cotswold cuisine and a multitude of ways to enjoy the flavours of the land. To pick up some of the best local produce to take back to your Boutique abode, head over to one of The Cotswold Guy’s two farm shops, one of which is found in the honey-hued village of Guiting Power in Gloucestershire and the other in Gagingwell hamlet in Oxfordshire. With everything from orchard-plucked fruit to marinated meats, there’s something for every taste and occasion.

Jolly Nice Farm Shop

The Jolly Nice Farm Shop in Frampton Mansell in the heart of the Cotswolds promises produce aplenty to suit every picnic and palate. Established by third-generation farmers, this family-run, multi-award-winning farm shop features a shop, café and unique drive-through and is a must-visit destination for gourmands. Committed to supporting a local network of artisan producers and suppliers, its shelves star a selection of independent, artisan and seasonal goods, including organic, zero-dig and sustainably foraged produce. Fill a hamper with delicious treats or stop off in the café or drive-through for moreish moments throughout the year.

Teddington Stores

Teddington Stores, or Teddy’s as it is known by locals, is a beloved farm shop in Teddington on the outskirts of the Cotswolds National Landscape. A hub of all things ‘Cotswolds’, this foodie utopia is run by a family of beef farmers and beckons with decadently divine sweet and savoury treats. Onsite, an artisan butcher, pantry store, café, and gift shop can all be found, each generously stocked with the finest quality collections. For an added drop of indulgence, a wine cellar can also be uncovered, filled with exquisite still and sparkling wines and local spirits, from Pol Roger and Louis Roederer Champagne to artisan Cotswolds gins and liqueurs.

Diddly Squat Farm Shop

Diddly Squat Farm Shop, of Jeremy Clarkson fame, first opened in 2020 in Chadlington and has become one of the most famous farm shops in the Cotswolds and beyond. A “Cotswolds-based emporium of edible delights”, it promises both an unmissable opportunity for artisan shopping and a memorable experience alike. Discover the array of Didley’s comestible delights, all of which have been produced on the farm or by nearby neighbours, and enjoy an authentic taste of the Cotswolds. To while away the time, you can also pull up a pew at the bar and savour a refreshing drink, including a bottle of the farm’s flagship beer, Hawkstone Lager.

Daylesford Organic

One of the best-known farm shops in the Cotswolds, Daylesford Organic is home to a café, deli, farm shop and cookery school in the picture-perfect Moreton-in-Marsh. Head for a spellbinding walk through the trees at nearby Batsford Arboretum to fuel your appetite, before arriving at Daylesford ready to peruse the offerings. From pantry specials to deli treats to farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, all manner of local delicacies await for your delectation. If you would like to add a novel twist, you can also combine your visit to Daylesford with a unique experience, including one of the events, cookery classes and floristry workshops hosted on the farm.

Burton Farm Shop

Head towards the picture-perfect villages of Castle Combe and Burton in Wiltshire to find the famed Burton Farm Shop. A thriving village hub that doubles as a welcoming café, this popular farm shop and kitchen is awash with atmosphere. Venture over throughout the year and uncover a wealth of seasonal delights, from bunches of brightly-coloured flowers and punnets of leafy greens in spring to pumpkins for carving and wholesome stews in autumn. Whether you are bundling up a basket with all your favourite treats in the shop or are stopping for a laidback pause in the kitchen-café, there is ample to tempt the taste buds at Burton Farm Shop.  

Wotton Farm Shop

For one of the best places to go in the Cotswolds to sample and purchase mouth-watering fare, turn your attention to Wotton Farm Shop in Wotton-under-Edge. A farm shop, deli, café, and nursery in the heart of a rural haven, this dream destination presents a wide range of things to see and do. Arrive at the farm shop and let your eyes sweep over the colourful veg stall that sits at the entrance and showcases the freshest seasonal offerings, before stepping inside to admire the curated displays. From local breads and bakes to beers and brews, there’s something for every appetite. Prolong your visit with a laidback lunch in the onsite Potting Shed Café.

Organic Farm Shop

The Organic Farm Shop sits at the heart of a 650-hectare, Soil Association accredited farm on Burford Road near Cirencester. A flourishing venue with sustainability at its heart, this Cotswolds farm shop has won numerous accolades over the years for its commitment to eco-friendly practices. If you would like to visit the farm and revel in the beautiful setting, head over during select opening hours throughout the week and discover all there is. From its hundred percent organic, award-winning café to its generously stocked shop and budding vegetable gardens, quality is sown from the root up. For family-friendly entertainment, you can also explore the seasonal calendar of workshops, events, and wildlife walks.

Vegetable Matters Farm Shop

Nestled in the village of Ebrington in Gloucestershire is the Vegetable Matters Farm Shop and Café. Running in partnership with a network of local suppliers, including nearby Drinkwater Farm, the shop sells an ever-updated medley of produce sourced from the local area. Dedicated to traceability and ensuring food miles are kept to a minimum, it sells everything from freshly unearthed vegetables to potted pickles and preserves. Recently expanded to encompass Meat Matters butchers, this Ebrington idyll is the perfect place to indulge the senses, whether you are seeking a relaxed breakfast or lunch, or the finest treats to take back to your luxury retreat.

Gloucester Services Farm Shop

One of the best farm shops in the Cotswolds comes in the form of the esteemed Gloucester Services Farm Shop. Ideally positioned to visit from our collection of Cotswolds escapes, this well-known culinary arcadia features an appetising array of produce. A dynamic hub and growing community, this farm shop works in collaboration with over a hundred producers within thirty miles and provides mouth-watering inspiration. Stop for a while to explore its dedicated deli and cheese counters, gelato stall and patisserie displays, as well as its neatly arranged shelves of bottled and jarred fare. From the finest cuts to the sweetest treats to the freshest bakes, irresistible flavours await.

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