Eating & shopping

The Stables shop

Check out what's new in for 2014 © J Millar

Check out what's new in for 2014

Open daily with the castle

The shop is located near the castle. Make sure you pop in for something to take home, a gift for your loved ones or a  treat. Have a look at some of the plants on sale or grab a read for the journey home. We've updated our homes, gardens and countryside ranges for 2014 and children can spend their pennies with the pocket-money range.

Look out for our First World War range from August 2014.


The Carpenters tea-room

Food for all the family © John Millar

Food for all the family

Open daily from 10am to 5pm

Our new spring menu is now being served which includes fresh and seasonal produce from the garden, traditional roasts on Sundays, freshly made soups and seasonal cakes. From a 10am breakfast, to a noon lunch or afternoon tea, we've got everything on the menu in the tea-room. We also use locally sourced ingredients in addition to what you'll see growing in the gardens. Children's portions also available and we've got a great snack menu for the play area.


Keep the fire burning

Keeping you cosy and warm © Sam Spencer

Keeping you cosy and warm

Take a piece of Croft home with you.

We've got ready chopped bags for just £3, ideal for your woodburner or log fire at home. Wood from the parkland is sourced from hardwoods, mainly oak and ash. If you're local to Croft, our ranger may be able to deliver a load to your door. Email us for more information.

Second hand bookshop

Give a gift this Christmas © John Hammond

We've received lots of donations of books thanks to a recent appeal.

Come and browse the shelves to find a special gift for someone or a gripping read for the long nights. All proceeds from the book shop go towards our conservation projects at Croft and we're always pleased to receive any of your own unwanted books so don't forget to bring those along too when you visit.

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