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Farm shops in Suffolk. Many local farm shops have interesting activities such as tea rooms, nature walks, garden centres, as well as selling excellent local produce. Visiting a farm shop can be one of the nice things to do in Suffolk with the kids. Here is our selection of the best farm shops in Suffolk and how far they are from your Suffolk location. We have also included farmers’ markets where you can buy local produce and talk directly to the producers. Please remember to choose your location in our What To Do guide, the Suffolk guide.

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The Suffolk Flower Farm

Things are looking blooming gorgeous on the Suffolk Flower Farm in Boxted, near Bury St Edmunds. Started in 2012, they grow high quality, seasonal blooms, in order to offer an alternative to the imported flowers which are so widely available. The picking season is from March to the end of October and flowers are sold…

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The Barn at Assington

Assington Barn, Assington, Suffolk-1

Based on a farm a few miles out of Sudbury, The Barn is a community of small businesses, including a cafe and restaurant; a farm shop, gifts and interiors and a florist. In addition to a shopping trip in beautiful countryside you can also explore nearby Arger Fen & Spouse’s Vale, an ancient woodland with…

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Five Great Reasons…

Five Great Reasons…

….to visit Suffolk this autumn. #1 The Weather Autumn is a great time of year in my view. The weather is still relatively mild, the sky can still suprise us with a beautiful display of colour and yes, there is a distinct chill in the air in the evenings, but that just makes for a…

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Lavenham Brook Wines & Produce

The evocatively named Lavenham Brook is one of Suffolk’s top wine producers with a small, but fine selection of wines from the Bacchus and Pinot Noir grapes that are grown in their vineyard, just a few miles from the medieval village of Lavenham. Their wines from the 2009 and 2010 vintages won gold medals in…

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Sudbury Farmers’ Market

Sudbury Farmers’ Market is fast becoming one of Suffolk’s busiest town markets and is proving to be a huge hit in the town centre. The market is held on the last Friday of every month from 9.30am until 2pm in St Peter’s on Market Hill when the church is filled with some of the region’s…

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