For your convenience we have collected together some information on a few local places and services which may be useful during your visit to us
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Food / Drink
Lordship Farm Shop and Tea Room
Lordship Farm, 77 Upton End Road, Shillington, SG5 3PE
A little farm shop and tea room on an old farm (known for their sausage rolls!) Customers can enjoy a peaceful drink in the secluded courtyard of a tudor farmhouse. They do not rush anybody along, so your can stay for as long as needed.
Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Directions – Left onto Higham Road, right onto Hanscombe End Road, left onto Apsley End road, left onto High Road, left onto Upton End Road (sudden, sharp turn). Lordship Farm on left after Meppershall turning. Look for Sunnydale, a pale yellow house, white railings, ’30’ speed limit sign. Enter driveway into the courtyard at the Lordship Farm signage.
The Olde Watermill Shopping Village
Faldo Rd, Barton-le-Clay, MK45 4RF
0845 872 0507
Includes a garden centre, a selection of small shops and a restaurant/café.
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm, Sundays 10am to 5pm
Directions – turn right out of Manor Farm Business Park. Follow this road until you reach a large roundabout, take the second exit on to the A6 towards Luton. As you join the A6, get across straight away into the right hand lane, take the right turn then turn immediately left into the Olde Watermill.
Pegsdon Way, Pegdson, SG5 3JX
Open from 11:00am.
Directions – Turn left out of Manor Farm Business Park, then turn immediately right. At the end of the lane turn right on to Mill Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left on to the B655. The pub is on the left.
Hexton, Hitchin, SG5 3JB
Open from 10.00am. Food served 12-9pm every day. Dogs allowed in garden only.
Directions – Turn left out of Manor Farm Business Park, then turn immediately right, the pub is at the end of this lane.
High Street, Pirton, SG5 3PS
Open 12 noon until late. Food served Thu-Sun 12-3pm.
Directions – Turn left out of Manor Farm Business Park, follow the road round a sharp bend to the right and follow signs to Pirton. Once you reach the village turn right on to the High Street.
Hitchin town centre is about 15 minutes drive, with various shops & restaurants/cafes.
Directions – Turn left out of Manor Farm Business Park, then turn immediately right. Turn right at the Raven Pub and at the end of the lane, turn left onto the B655. Follow this road through to Hitchin and follow signs for town centre car parking.
Yew Tree House B&B
19 Bedford Rd Barton-le-Clay, MK45 4JX
Directions – turn right out of Manor Farm Business Park. Follow this road until you reach a large roundabout, take the first exit in to Barton-le-Clay. Go straight over the next roundabout on to Bedford Road.
The Old Forge B&B
133 Sharpenhoe Road, Streatley, LU3 3PS
Directions – turn right out of Manor Farm Business Park. Follow this road until you reach a large roundabout, take the second exit on to the A6 towards Luton. At the next roundabout, take the third exit on to Church Road, then turn left on to Sharpenhoe Road.
The Live and Let Live
Pegsdon Way, Pegsdon, SG5 3JX
Directions – see entry in food/drink section above.
Barton Taxis – 01582 584723 or 07587 886901
All information correct as of March 2022