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

Winter soup available in the tea-room

Healthy winter recipes

Family drinking tea at Osterley Park

Meet our new tea supplier 

Did you know we serve up over 6.8 million cups of tea a year? Find out about our exclusive new tea from Clipper.

Tea and cake

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


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.

Carrots on sale in the Farm Shop at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

What's in season: February 

It's all about the orange goodness of carrots in February, whilst making sure that the vegetable patches are turned over ready for spring.

Growing gardens

Visitors sitting outside the cafe at Standen House, West Sussex

Food for Life Catering Mark 

This year we received the Soil Association’s Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark. The award recognises our commitment to providing seasonal, ethically-produced and sustainable food. Discover more about our work here.

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.