Food

We love sustainably produced, local and seasonal food because it's better for the special places we look after, better for the environment and tastes better too

Formby asparagus spears

Coastal dishes

Visitors looking at asparagus growing in the Kitchen Garden in June at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire

What's in season: May 

Britain has the best asparagus in the world, and May is the month when it really comes into season. It's also time to start moving young plants outside to harden up.

Sustainable foodies

Visitors enjoying tea at Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

The history of tea at our places 

Discover the tea-rrific history behind our favourite brew.

Rhubarb grown in the recreated C19th garden at The Workhouse, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Recipes 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

Growing gardens

Gifts for gourmets

Looking for that perfect gift for a foodie or food lover in your life? Browse our tasty range in the online shop.