Eating & shopping

Strode House Restaurant

Newly refurbished Strode House Restaurant

Newly refurbished Strode House Restaurant

Enjoy stylish family dining in our newly refurbished restaurant, which captures the essence of the art deco movement.

Plot to plate

Freshly prepared food to order

Our food is freshly prepared, using ingredients straight from our kitchen garden and wider estate.

Craft workshops

Barrington Pottery

Barrington Pottery handcrafted pottery 

Barrington Pottery specialises in making elegant hand thrown slipware. Paul the potter makes every piece individually, so each piece is unique, with its own character. When you visit you may find Paul busy at work in his workshop, so watch and see how he creates something special in front of your eyes.

 

Jozef Mesar – Master Woodcarver

Green man carved by Jozef Mesar 

Jozef is a master wood carver with many years of experience. Visiting his workshop you may be lucky to catch him at work, marvel at his skills, transforming pieces of wood into stunning sculptures and reliefs. As well as working on restoration and commissions, his workshop has some individual unique items available for you to buy.

Barrington Patchwork

Barrington Patchwork © National Trust Staff

Walking into the patchwork workshop, you eyes will be met be a sea of colour and patterns. Stocking a wide selection of fabrics, threads and ribbons, everything you need to make your own quilts. Janet is on hand to help with any questions you may have about quilt making and courses are also run to either get you started or to brush up on those skills.

Browse in the shop

Bottles of cider and apple juice in our gift shop

The shop has something for everyone, from gift ideas, homewares, garden ornaments and furniture. We also stock our very own award-winning cider and apple juice.

Book barn

Look out for some page turners

Look out for some page turners

Whether you're looking for a crime novel, romance or chick lit, or you're keen to brush up your skills in cookery or crafts, there's certainly a book for everyone in our second-hand book sales store. You may even find that rare classic.

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