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Eating and shopping at Knightshayes

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Tasty treats are waiting for you at Knightshayes | © National Trust Images/David Levenson

Whether you want to keep your hunger pangs at bay by ordering something tasty in the Stables Café, or browse the selection of homeware, gifts, local foods and garden accessories in the shop, you're bound to find something to tempt you at Knightshayes.

Eating at Knightshayes

The Stables Café

The café at Knightshayes is open daily, offering a great selection of food and drink, as well as plenty of seating.

For a spot of brunch, why not try one of our breakfast baps? Lunch choices include everything from baked potatoes to freshly prepared salads.

Throughout the day, cakes, scones, sandwiches, ice creams, and a choice of hot and cold drinks are available, ensuring you'll never go hungry or thirsty.

Conservatory Café

Open daily from March - October. Offering grab and go, hot and cold drinks, cake, scones and ice-cream.

Pick up a sweet treat to enjoy while you explore the Formal and Woodland Garden at Knightshayes.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

A cushion with a floral decoration and colourful pastel throws
Decorate your home for spring with throws and cushions | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Shopping at Knightshayes

The Stables shop

Open daily, you can find year round inspiration for the perfect gift or souvenir.

Create an eco-friendly home with our range of sustainable products, from kitchen accessories such as beeswax wraps, to organic hand lotion. Bring colour to your home with our bee inpired range. Or choose from a selection of mouth-watering seasonal curds, preserves, biscuits, chutneys, sauces and chocolate.

We also have some brilliant little items for big imaginations, with traditional wooden toys, ideas for messy play and an adorable range of plushes to choose from.

The plant centre

With a broad selection of green and flowering plants available, you can easily find something that'll add colour and texture to your garden, or put a smile on a loved one's face.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

The exterior of the house at Knightshayes with the garden in front

Discover more at Knightshayes

Find out when Knightshayes is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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