Food In Berkshire

Visiting Fernygrove Farm Coffee Shop and Farm Shop

Visiting Fernygrove Farm Coffee Shop and Farm Shop

We have always enjoyed visiting Fernygrove Farm Coffee Shop and Farm Shop, it's a brilliant place for families whether you are going for a family brunch at the weekend, going out for lunch or meeting friends for a coffee, cake and playdate. What's at Fernygrove Farm? There is a farm shop and butchers which sells meats which are home produced and locally sourced. The shop also sells a selection of cheese, bread, seasonal fruit and vegetables plus more. You will also find the coffee shop, which has seating for both indoor and outdoor eating plus a good selection of food…
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(AD) Family Sunday Lunch at The Bird In Hand

(AD) Family Sunday Lunch at The Bird In Hand

(AD) This blog post 'Family Sunday Lunch at The Bird In Hand' in Knowl Hill is written in paid partnership with The Bird in Hand who kindly invited Berkshire Mummies to review Sunday Lunch at the pub. Views are honest and those of Berkshire Mummies. A little bit about The Bird in Hand The Bird In Hand is a 14th century inn which is located in Knowl Hill not far from Maidenhead, Henley on Thames and Hurley. The pub and restaurant also has accommodation so a great option if you have a friends or family visiting the area. The pub…
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Grays Farm Fruit Picking in Wokingham

Grays Farm Fruit Picking in Wokingham

*Please click here to read about Grays Farm Fruit Picking policies during the Covid-19 pandemic.The fruit picking farm opened for picking season on 10/06/2021. Click here to see what is available to be picked. The below post was written when we visited the Grays Farm back in June 2018 but not too much has changed, apart from some covid-safety measures e.g. one person per family in the barn where you collect your picking punnet and pay for your pickings and one way arrows on the main footpaths. Last weekend we headed to Grays Farm to ‘pick your own’. I have…
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Visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream

Visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream

It’s worth visiting Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream in Burnham, Slough if you fancy a treat. Not only is the ice cream delicious there is also the opportunity to eat your ice cream whilst watching some farm animals which are in the paddocks next to the ice cream shop. When we visited we saw sheep, lambs, turkeys, chickens and cows. Where do you buy the ice cream from?  Once parked, you head over to the hatch at the ice cream shop where you will find a list of all the ice cream flavours on offer, plus the prices. Then you order…
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Watching Planes at Blackbushe Airport

Watching Planes at Blackbushe Airport

We enjoy watching planes at Blackbushe Airport, it makes a great trip out for families. Blackbushe Airport based in Camberley is a fantastic local airport where you are able to to see small aircrafts, jets and helicopters taking off and coming into land. There is The Pathfinder Cafe at the airport, which has been refurbished with an aviation theme and is now under aerodrome management. It is open from 8am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday. The cafe sells a range of food, cooked breakfast, cake, ice cream, drinks and more! The cafe has an large outdoor seating next to the…
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The Cheese Shed in Nettlebed

The Cheese Shed in Nettlebed

The Cheese Shed in Nettlebed is certainly worth a visit in our opinion and we can't wait to go back and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience which is based on the same site as the Nettlebed Creamery. All about The Cheese Shed The Cheese Shed is set in an open sided barn with extra seating outside the barn. There are straw bales and long tables to sit on made out of scaffolding plus festoon lighting and a sparkling light up 'The Cheese Shed' sign. The decor certainly added to the ambience. You will find menus on the tables and at…
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20 places to Picnic in Berkshire

20 places to Picnic in Berkshire

Can you beat a picnic in the Spring and Summer months? There are many wonderful picnic spots in Berkshire which have inspired this blog post '20 places to Picnic in Berkshire'. Picnic Spots in Berkshire Picnic Spots in Berkshire Lily Hill Park, Bracknell Lily Hill Park in Bracknell is home to the Largest Picnic Bench in England made from a single piece of wood and it's definitely a talking point for any picnic! There are woods to explore, an amphitheatre and plenty of open space, so lots of scope to find a great spot for a picnic. Alexandra Gardens, Windsor…
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The Egg Shed at Stokes Farm in Wokingham

The Egg Shed at Stokes Farm in Wokingham

The Egg Shed at Stokes Farm in Wokingham is a fantastic concept which gives you the opportunity to go and select your free range eggs at the farm in a Covid secure way. We visited The Egg Shed and really enjoyed the experience, in my eyes it's one of Berkshire hidden gems! We also went for a walk at Piglittle Field and Keephatch Park Nature Reserve which are just down the road from the farm after visiting the shop. How does The Egg Shed work? The Egg Shed has a selection of free range eggs including hens, duck and quail.…
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Ice Creams in Berkshire

Ice Creams in Berkshire

*Disclaimer: Berkshire Mummies has been gifted food to try from Robyn's Nest Cafe and Edwards Coffee House, both which feature in this blog post as we highly rate their food and customer service. Is there anything better than eating tasty ice cream on a sunny day? There are some lovely places to buy delicious tasty ice creams in Berkshire and the surrounding area.  Great places for Ice Creams in Berkshire Hitcham Dairy Ice Cream is set on a farm in Slough. You purchase your ice cream through a hatch and can watch some farm animals whilst you enjoy your ice…
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Farm Shops and Farmers’ Markets in Berkshire

Farm Shops and Farmers’ Markets in Berkshire

We love a Farm Shop, there is something satisfying about buying fresh produce and picking the quantity you want, whether it’s eggs, bread, meat, cheese or chutneys. Below is a list of Farm Shops and Farmers' Markets in Berkshire. Please click on the links for the Farm Shops to see their opening times and services throughout the Global Pandemic. Farm Shops Cobbs Farm Shop and Kitchen, Hungerford, Bath Road, Hungerford, RG17 0SP. Cobbs Farm Shop and Kitchen, Englefield, Wickcroft Farm Cottages, Pangbourne Road, Theale, Reading, RG7 5EA. Saddleback Farm Shop, California Farm, Brightwalton, RG20 7HR. The Egg Shed, Stokes Farm,…
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