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Alder Carr Farm

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good quality food produce and interesting outlets

Staying at Flindor Cottage - separate review - Mark told us that his superb asparagus was sourced... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Enjoyed My Visit

I visited for afternoon tea which was very nice. There is also a small antique shop to browse... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2015
rita m
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Alder Carr Farm Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8LX, England
+44 1449 720820
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All reviews craft shops the barn cake bubble and squeak asparagus season award winning ice cream lovely place to eat frequent visitor gift shop quiche lovely cafe for sale wide range deli plants jewelry farm
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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...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Powerscape
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....More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Simon-Sorted
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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank sheilallan
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Carole54321
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I'd only ever heard great things about Alder Carr Farm but it wasn't until this year that I thought "Right; Time to visit!" It's easy to reach via the A14, despite being tucked away in a lovely nook of the countryside. After my first two...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank RoxyrReviews
Reviewed 28 June 2015

The pottery is very good, I bought something to remind me of the visit and the tea room is very pleasant we had yummy carrot cake and tea.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank 53Elizabeth53
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This is a wonderful farm, from picking your own fruit to an art gallery, an exciting farm shop, a fantastic eatery and much more! The food is always excellent, the Sunday roasts are legendary! It is so popular that you you will need to book!...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I visited for afternoon tea which was very nice. There is also a small antique shop to browse around,which was very interesting.It is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank rita m
Reviewed 5 April 2015

we stopped off here to buy some picnic food. It is good quality and delicious, but off-puttingly overpriced. Nice place and nice service though.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Lily Travel P
Reviewed 22 September 2014

The delicatessen in the farm shop had wonderful home baked sausage rolls & quiches - a bit pricey, but worth every penny!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank June E
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