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Thorpe Farm | Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle DL12 9TY, England
+44 1833 627242
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for a week's holiday in a hired static, first Rose welcomed us and took us to the van which was spotless and considering the time of year and a some snow was very warm and snug. During our week must say this was a perfect base due to being so close to different counties providing lots to do. Onsite... More 

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Thank Woody7395
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff, gorgeous little shop, beautiful site! Stayed here with my partner, our two kids and our dog in a tent and my partners sister & brother in law in their caravan. We were right next to the pond which was absolutely perfect. There was a tyre swing and play area for the kids next to the pond which... More 

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Thank Abii D
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Called here for the antique centre and reclamation barn. A few pieces 20 c wardrobes and desks and that was it. A 250 mile trip for nothing. Website manager looking at the business through rose tinted glasses. Cafe and shop had little to offer in way of quality farm shop products.

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Thank JOHN G
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We have just got back from a 3 night camping trip (non-electric), when we got there the staff were very friendly and helpful and showed me on a map where to go, I found it straight away, an empty with a small pond a porta cabin toilet block. We pitched up easy, no issues with the hard ground others have... More 

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Thank matthew d
Hull
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Checked in fine at the shop, paid £10 key fob deposit and found our pitch. It was very windy but hasn't been since and we got our tent up with the exception of the ground pegs which snapped in the stony soil, that was a bit tricky. It's always a bonus when a camp site has a play area and... More 

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Thank HumbersideCatz
Darlington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took some visiting family from Jersey to Thorpe in July to see the animals and have lunch. We decided to go and see the indoor animals first but the smell was overpowering and the animal cages quite dirty so we didn't linger too long and were glad to get back outside into the fresh air. I'd mentioned the Gift... More 

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Thank Chriss502015
Newcastle
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our first time camping with 3yr old twins and I have to say I was nervous to say the least. The weather was fantastic, bright sunshine and our pitch was great, it was spacious and we didn't feel on top of our neighbours. There were 2 parks for the children and a 5 minute walk to the on site cafe,... More 

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Thank Kelbo01
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We booked 4 nights electric camping at Thorpe Farm Centre. We reviewed the website and were really excited about the site and the facilities. However the reality of the site was not what was portrayed on the website and the photos. The farm building we ramshackle with a lot of building work still going on. The potential is there but... More 

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Thank George C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Second time camping here. 2 tents 2 motor homes 16 people & 9 dogs. Lovely campsite if your not wanting much and would like to be left alone to enjoy the campfire and a game of rounders. No reflection on the campsite but we were very disappointed with fellow campers who packed up and left all their rubbish in the... More 

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Thank Kirsty D
Durham
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Camped here with a group and were located on the over flow camping pitch. Facilities are limited - 2 toilets and 1 shower each female/male toilets were ok once the reception were alerted to a leak in the ladies - the shower on the other hand - not seen a plug hole quite like it!! Don't think it had seen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thorpe Farm | Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle DL12 9TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 627242
Description
Coffee shop and restaurant at Thorpe Farm Centre on A66.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?