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Eating and shopping at Erddig

Scarves and a handbag hung on coat pegs
Step into spring with floral accessories | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Treat yourself to a delicious range of food and drink or stop off at the shop in the historic outbuildings at Erddig. It is through your purchases that we’re able to look after Erddig for future generations to enjoy.

Places to eat at Erddig

Hayloft restaurant

Visit the Hayloft restaurant to enjoy a selection of hot food, salads, sandwiches, freshly baked cakes and drinks.

Children’s menu

Kids love picking their own colourful lunch boxes and choosing which healthy and delicious snacks they’d like to fill them with. They can enjoy their lunch inside or if the weather’s good enjoy a picnic outside. Children can also choose from their own hot food menu including some smaller versions of our main meals.

Tea parlour

The tea parlour serves hot snacks and refreshments during peak periods and on special occasions. A popular treat in here is the local Welsh ice cream from Erbistock, you can choose from honeycomb, fresh raspberry and other assorted flavours.

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.

Erddig's Tea Garden
Erddig's Tea Garden | © Arnhel de Serra

Tea garden

Nestling next to the former Coachman’s House is the pretty little tea garden which opens during peak periods when the sun's shining. It’s somewhere to rest after a long walk or refuel before setting off and serves a good selection of hot drinks, cakes and biscuits.

Treat yourself to a cream tea and while away the afternoon. The tea garden is open to visitors to the wider parkland as well as visitors to the house and garden.

A close up of a scone covered in cream and jam
Enjoy a selection of hot and cold drinks and treats | © National Trust Images / William Shaw

Shopping at Erddig

Stock changes each season, so there’s always something new to browse. Be sure to visit the Welsh food and drink section and take home a taste of Wales.

If you’ve been inspired by our Grade I listed garden, wander over to the plant sales area to see if you can pick up one of the plants grown in peat-free compost.

Erddig's second-hand bookshop

There are hundreds of books available to buy from the pre-loved bookshop. Whether you're searching for the perfect summer read, a long-forgotten classic or a bedtime story filled with adventure you're sure to find it here at Erddig.

Donating books to Erddig

Thank you for thinking of Erddig when looking to donate your books. We can only accept donations of good quality books which will be gratefully received at the Ticket Office between February and November.

Please note we’re unable to accept the following items:

  • Multi-volume encyclopaedias, for example Britannica
  • Magazines/periodicals
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Reference books

Every donation and purchase made during your visit helps us to care for the nature, beauty and history of this special place.

The 18th-century house, seen across the lake at Erddig, Wales

Discover more at Erddig

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

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