Eating & shopping

The Stables shop

Find a present in our gift shop © NT Images

Find a present in our gift shop

Open daily from 11am 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. Browse our Christmas collection now in for November and December and take away a special memory of your visit with a souvenir from our First World War range.

The Carpenters tea-room

Come and sample our mince pies in the tea-room © NT

Come and sample our mince pies in the tea-room

Open daily from 10am with castle

Our Christmas menu will start on 6th December and includes your favourite cakes and snacks including mulled wine and mince pies. There will be hot turkey baps on Saturdays and turkey or pork roast lunches and a veggie option on Sundays. All year round, we include fresh produce from the garden and freshly made soups. From a 10am breakfast, to a noon lunch or afternoon tea, we've got everything on the menu in the tea-room. 

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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