Market Tearoom and Gift Shop at Hoghton Tower
'The Merchant of Hoghton' food producers' market held all year round on the third Sunday monthly in the Great Barn has over 50 stall holders. Featured on Radio 4’s 'The Food Programme' as the county’s largest local producers' market and a fantastic showcase for Lancashire produce. Visitors travel from all over the North of England to sample and purchase the produce and to enjoy the impromptu picnics on the Tilting Green in front of the Tower.
For details of our suppliers, please see below. Please view the Events Page Farmers Market Dates.
For more information, please email FarmersMarket@hoghtontower.co.uk.
Stables Gift Shop
The stables where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh stabled his horses when competing in local horse trials, still retain their unique charm and are home to an enticing selection of gifts and souvenirs, something for everyone.
The ‘Vaio’ Tearoom
Situated in the Inner Courtyard overlooking the Rose Garden. A delicious choice of snacks and hot meals is available including a traditional ‘Sunday roast’ lunch. Run by TMTY Catering.
Bowland Food Outdoor reared pork, beef and lamb. A family business taking pride in their excellent produce. Livestock roam freely on rich, unspoilt pastures ensuring meat of high quality. Award winning sausages, hog roast and breakfast food served at the market.
Holts Lamb Helmshore produce superb quality home reared lamb. ‘Farm Assured Symbol of Excellence for British Lamb’ that comes to you direct from farm to table. Customers come back for more each month!
Savin Hill Farm and butchery supply traditional, native bred beef & pork, a range of speciality sausages and pies which are made without any enhancers or MSG. We also have a range of dry, cured bacons, including our award winning ‘Gold Taste Back Bacon’. www.savin-hill.co.uk
Shaw Meats Ltd We are a small, unique company specialising in the production of quality meat products. Traditional methods are used throughout our production processes. Our salamis are proving very popular and we have various outlets. www.shawmeats.co.uk
Spout House Farm Shop Produce traditionally reared beef and lamb. Our aim is to supply quality, lean meat at affordable prices. In the past we have won awards with our animals and recently, we won the ‘Best Beef Sirloin Steak’ and the ‘Best Lamb Cutlet’ categories at the NorthWest Fine Foods Awards 2010. www.spouthousefarmshop.co.uk
Willacy Peter Freerange chickens, barn reared turkeys from Poulton-le-Fylde
R.S. Ireland Blackpuddings A family run company and true specialists in their field. Producing the finest black and white puddings using traditional methods and recipes which date back to 1879. Attention to detail and quality has paid off, winning various awards throughout Europe. www.blackpuddingsbury.co.uk
Park Farm A Family Dairy Farm using our own milk, cream, eggs and beef in our home baking. We sell savoury pies, fruit pies, puddings, cakes, traybakes and other afternoon treats. Winner of Gordon Ramsay “FWord” TV series. www.parkfarmshopramsbottom.co.uk
Pots’n’Pies Are committed to producing quality pies made from carefully selected, locally sourced ingredients. Using old-fashioned skills, we convert a wide variety of traditional recipe fillings into hand-raised pies .. Rabbit….Pigeon & Pea….Wild Boar & Chestnut…. Pheasant, Leek & Mushroom… .Venison and ore……..www.potsnpies.co.uk
Shirley’s Homemade Speciality pies, pastries and savouries that are a real treat. www.shirleyshomemade.com
Artisan Pie Company Handmade sweet & savoury pies baked locally using traditional family recipes and the finest meats and cheeses from nearby Lancashire farms
Tom Gruszua Speciality home cooked meats
Bessy Beck Trout Fishery
Fresh trout & smoked pate, fishcakes & trout sausages.. www.bessybecktrout.co.uk
High Seas Seafood We source our fish from sustainable waters and are an EEC registered factory with over 10 years experience in supplying guaranteed fresh fish. www.highseasseafood.co.uk
Port of Lancaster Smoke House A Family business producing award winning smoked foods for over 30 years. The smokehouse is renowned for its Lancashire kippers and has just been awarded a 2 star gold ‘Price Michael A.A Award from the Guild of Fine Foods’. www.polsco.co.uk
GRUB From nearby Lancaster produces terrines and gourmet pates for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores using traditional recipes
Pimblotts A small family business producing eggs, homegrown vegetables and tomatoes
Wareings Homegrown seasonal produce from the Salad Bowl of England, Winners of the Re-Fresh National Independent Retailer of the Year 2009 + 2010. Winner best produce award Food North West 2010. Speciality and unusual Vegetables & Salad in season – Purple carrots, green & purple cauliflowers, red sprouts. Award winning produce with a Fresh Home Grown Taste!
Dough 2b Different A small, local, organic bakery in Lancashire
French Corner (Frenchbread) Our products are unique to the North West. We are traditional French bakers working to supply the very best to our customers
Rachael's Kitchen Premium granola breakfast cereal
Jacksons Home-made Ice Cream Ice Cream made in small batches using natural ingredients, fruit, sugar, cream, milk and free range eggs. Much of the fruit we grow ourselves whilst other ingredients are sourced as locally as possible
Eggs & homemade yoghurt
Route Ginger We produce homemade cakes, preserves, pastries & traybakes. Also a range of low sugar cakes, gluten and wheat free products
Williams Butter We make hand made butter that won best salted butter in N.W! Real butter milk, double cream and flavoured butters. Supplier to the winners of Food NW fine food producer of the year 2010.
Eddisbury Fruit Farm Varieties of eating and baking apples, seasonal fresh soft fruit and preserves, asparagus in season.
Cheshire Apple Juice and Cider, the cider being best beverage award Fine Foods NorthWest 2009 and Cheshire Life Food Hero’s. Prince Charles has complimented us on the apples from the farm at a recent dinner he attended.
Heritage Kitchen Range of Preserves
Chutneys, relishes & marmalade - all home-made in Lancashire
Johnson- Farmer’s Wife Homemade Preserves Produce handmade mouthwatering selection of jams, marmalades, chutneys together with traditional Lemon Cheese and honey from our own bees. We use only the finest ingredients and our products do not contain any additives or preservatives only nature’s delights. It is in fact “Jam Just AS IT Should BE”!
Capra Products Goats meat/cheese Specialist in goat meat, cheese and more…… Dee’s Cheese: Supreme Champion Great Harwood show 2010. Herb Garlic: Bronze award Nantwich International 2005. ‘Gold’ British Cheese Award 2010. Slimming? Goat meat lower in fat and cholesterol than chicken! Gluten_free sausages, burgers, diced and mince. Searching for something special? You will love our Lime & Ginger goats cheese.
Leagrams cheese Family run firm from Chipping producing sheep, goat and organic cows milk cheeses supporting local farms. We have won gold at the British Cheese awards, Nantwich show & From Agricultural shows. Come and see us at Hoghton Tower Farmers Market and sample our varied range of hand made cheeses.
Shorrock Andrew Artisan cheese maker renowned for ‘Lancashire Black Bomb’ unpasterised cows milk cheese and quality Lancashire cheeses.
Nonna Teresa Lucio’s passion is making fresh pasta, sauces, and traditional food from Poglia in Italy. Ingredients sourced from local farmers where possible.
Olivvicio Ltd Saddleworth based - prepare their own olives with fresh herbs and ingredients, make humus,tzatziki, pestos & tapenades, seasonal salads and Turkish-style delights. Also stock antipasti items including dolmades, gigantes, artichokes & sun-dried tomatoes. Continental cheeses including parmigiano, reggiano, picos blue.feta, manchego & taleggio.
Slice of Sicily & '2Islands' Uses local farmhouse ingredients for homemade deli products and take away food
Exchange Coffee Co. Our company stocks over 30 varieties of coffee and more than 50 loose teas. We started over 25years ago and have shops in Blackburn, Skipton & Clitheroe. We bring to the market a hot coffee and chocolate machine - there is always a queue!
Fitzpatrick’s Accredited Temperance Bar in Rossendale has been making soft drinks for the people of Rossendale and Lancashire regions for 111years – award winning Sasparella is a favourite of many.
Choro – lori All our chocolates are made with quality Belgian chocolate, in small batches for our own recipes or adopted traditional confectionary recipes which we find on our travels. We are passionate about producing fresh, non additive, preservative free and tasty, unique chocolate, using fresh ingredients when ever possible. You can truly taste the difference in our chocolate!
Thirty One O Eight
Home-made sweets & savoury biscuits
Uncle Peter’s Fudge Company Delicious Fudge using Welsh Cream, preservative and additive free. 12 Flavours of Fudge including our award winning White Chocolate& Baileys, White Chocolate & Demerara. New Chocolate Truffles and wedding favours and unique cards made from original watercolours. Wales the true taste regional producer (North Wales) 2007/8
Tiger Muffin Soap Is a small family run business based in Formby. Matthew and his sister Becky handmake a wide range of soaps and other body care products. They attend Farmers Markets, craft fairs and shows throughout the North West. Matthew also gives talks and demonstrations to groups, clubs and societies. www.tigermuffinsoaps.co.uk
Stanley Grange Plant Centre We work alongside adults with a learning disability to propogate and grow a variety of hardy perennials, shrubs, grasses, herbs and seasonal hanging baskets. We also grow willow for weaving into plant supports and at Christmas the team is involved in our wreath production.Janice Eaves Plants Seasonal plants and brushwood animal baskets
Heights Farm Premium Pet Food
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Hoghton Tower - Hoghton -
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