Places to eat


The village of Painswick, which is 2 miles away, has a number of places to eat. The Oak and The Falcon are traditional pubs that serve delicious food. If you want a special treat then The Painswick have an afternoon tea, Sunday lunch and dinner menu.

Slad, also about two miles away, has The Woolpack pub serving lovely food and further afield in Sheepscombe(3 miles) is the Butchers Arms - again serving very good food.

The walks to all the above are contained in a walking leaflet that we have at the farm for guests to use.

Stroud town centre - 2 miles away - has a number of bars, restaurants and takeaways as well as an award winning farmers market and indoor food court (5 Valleys) which are great places to grab some lunch. Our top picks;

The Corner House - small eatery in the centre of Stroud

Star Anise Arts Cafe - a predominantly vegetarian/vegan cafe serving wholefood lunches, pastries and cakes.

Stroud Brewery - an organic micro dairy that also serves delicious wood fired pizzas alongside its menu of local and organic dishes. A lovely walk along the canal

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Fostons Ash, The Camp - 5 miles away - small cosy pub with a large marquee in the garden.

The Carpenters Arms, Miserden - 7 miles away - a village pub that has an extensive vegetarian menu alongside its main menu.

The Stirrup Cup, Bisley - 5 miles away - a traditional 19th century inn and restaurant

Things to do in the area


Stroud Farmers marketStroud Farmers’ Market is multi award-winning and is well known as one of the biggest, busiest and most popular farmers’ market in the UK. 

Five Valleys Centre - Our indoor food market has some of the best local produce and most delicious gourmet street food that you'll find anywhere - there really is something for everyone. Open seven days a week with a bowling alley and a six screen cinema, you can always find something to do at Five Valleys.

Woodchester Mansion - Woodchester Mansion is a 19th Century Victorian Gothic masterpiece mysteriously abandoned mid-construction in 1873. Hidden in a secluded Cotswold Valley, it is untouched by time and the modern world.

Rococo Gardens -Painswick Rococo Garden is quirky and pretty unique. Designed in the 1740s as a fanciful pleasure garden for the owner of Painswick House and his guests, today it’s a place to roam free, to get up close and personal with nature, or to feel the warmth of the sun on your face as you take in the spectacular views of the Cotswold countryside and magical follies.

Museum in the Park - The Museum in the Park is set in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Situated in a Grade II listed 17th Century wool merchant’s house; the collection tells the fascinating story of the Stroud District’s rich and diverse history.

Woodchester Valley Vineyard - Guided tours and tastings of  Woodchester vineyard and winery are available all year round. These take you through the vineyard and winery with experienced members of the team to give you an insight into the world of winemaking. This is then followed by a sit down tutored tasting of a selection of our current wines. 

Slimbridge Wetland Centre - WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a multi-award winning visitor attraction set within 800 acres of wild reserve.  The centre consists of a collection of birds, mammals, amphibians, play areas, restaurant, gift shop and several interactive conservation exhibits including a walk through aviary, theatre, museum and accommodation. 

Westonbirt Arboretum - Home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national tree collections, Westonbirt is the perfect place for you to escape, relax or have an adventure! Take a journey up into the canopy on the STIHL Tree Top Walkway, stop by the café for a tasty treat or see if you can spot the Gruffalo!


Gloucester Cathedral - Gloucester Cathedral is one of Britain’s greatest buildings, representing over 1,300 years of Christian faith and heritage. The Cathedral is open daily, entry is by donation, and all are welcome. 

Waterways Museum - Housed in the old Llanthony Warehouse in the heart of what once was the bustling Gloucester Docks, the museum will take you on a whole new journey, charting the 200-year history of the docks and the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Climbing Wall - Step inside the transformed Victorian warehouse and you’ll find an impressive indoor climbing and caving centre with something for everyone – young and old, novice and veteran.

Local Chefs

Ian Ballantyne - Food experiences, teaching and private chef. Sharing the journey with people through food, farm, fire & feasts

The Cotswold Caterer -The Cotswold caterer has crafted an excellent reputation providing friendly, bespoke and indulgent catering throughout Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Dinner At -  a Cotswolds based Catering Company bringing high quality dining experiences to you

Natural Cookery School - Based in Nailsworth, near Stroud, Gloucestershire in a state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen, the Natural Cookery School is a vegetarian and vegan cookery school and bespoke catering service

Birch Catering - bespoke catering service across Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds to suit every client's requirements.

Walking from Hammonds Farm

Hammonds Farm provides a walking leaflet that maps out 6 walks from the farmhouse of varying lengths, all with a refreshment stop en route.

The farm is also situated approximately 1 mile from the Cotswold way -  a 102-mile long-distance footpath, running along the Cotswold Edge escarpment of the Cotswold Hills in England.