Mr Vikki's: Winner of 102 Great Taste Awards!

    Mr Vikki's: Winner of 102 Great Taste Awards!    Mr Vikki's, based in Cumbria, produce award winning chutneys, pickles and chilli sauces. When we say award winning, we’re not really doing justice to the armfuls of accolades Adam Marks of Mr Vikki’s has achieved! To dat...

Read More » Posted on 4 August 2017 in Awards, Cumbria, Farmshop, Lake District, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

Charcuterie from Happy, Healthy Free-Range Pigs!

Porcus Charcuterie    We love the incredible charcuterie produced by Porcus in West Yorkshire. Founded by farmers Sarah-Jane Clegg and Nat Clegg, the pair were keen to produce the kind of food they could be proud of. Their traditional rare breed pigs are raised outdoors to the h...

Read More » Posted on 31 July 2017 in Farmshop, Local Suppliers, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Elevate Your Outdoor Cooking This Summer

Elevate Your Outdoor Cooking This Summer Netherton Foundry is a family business located in South Shropshire. Inspired by the area’s industrial heritage, they create cookware using local materials that stand the test of time. Each process, from casting the iron to turning the...

Read More » Posted on 25 July 2017 in Farmshop, Local Suppliers, Outdoors, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Meet Our Skilled Patissier!

     Meet Our Skilled Patissier!   Xavier Pelloux’s enthusiasm for his craft shines through as we caught up with him to discuss the delights of his pâtisserie for our short film. Hailing from Geneva, Xavier perfected his craft as a pastry chef and chocolatier in Switzerland...

Read More » Posted on 17 July 2017 in About Gloucester Services, Farmshop, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

Delighting Taste Buds for 10 Years!

Delighting taste buds for 10 years with innovative vegetarian food!   Celebrating their birthday this year, The Parsnipship have been delighting taste buds at festivals, food fairs and markets with their innovative vegetarian food since launching the business 10 years ago. Afte...

Read More » Posted on 10 July 2017 in Farmshop, Healthy, In the news, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

Beautiful Textiles Made From 100% Recycled Plastic!

Beautiful Textiles Made From 100% Recycled Plastic!  Beautiful and practical, we're delighted to stock Weaver Green. Their range includes indoor and outdoor rugs, textiles and handbags that are 100% recycled!  With the knowledge that over 30 billion plastic bottles find th...

Read More » Posted on 3 July 2017 in Family, Farmshop, Lifestyle, Outdoors, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week   How fortuitous that National Gardening Week falls over the Easter weekend! With the beautiful weather we’ve had recently, there’s really no excuse not to get outside and spend an hour or two digging, planting, strimming and mowing! Depending on the space you have, ...

Read More » Posted on 14 April 2017 in Family, Farmshop, Gardening, Local Suppliers, Outdoors, Things to do | Facebook / Twitter

Winter Nights Winter Walks

Whether you’re heading out or staying in this January, our Farmshops are filled with treats to keep you warm in the frost, or cosy by the fire.   Heading Out? Kusan Hats All Kusan’s handmade hats are produced in Nepal using ‘ethically sustainable wool’ from New Zealand. By purc...

Read More » Posted on 4 January 2017 in Cumbria, Drinks, Farmshop, Lifestyle, Outdoors | Facebook / Twitter

Traditional Butchery

Traditional Butchery at Tebay Our founder, John Dunning, began farming in 1956 and is the current owner of our 900 acre hill farm near Orton; only two miles away from Tebay Services. In 1972, he and his wife Barbara set up the services when the M6 motorway cut through their land. It was the ...

Read More » Posted on 8 July 2016 in Butchery, Cumbria, Farmshop, Local Suppliers, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Summer Berries

Summer Berries This Summer we've introduced some seasonal colour to our cake tables in the form of our new mixed berry pots. Each delicate glass jar is filled with a mixture of raspberries, blueberries and strawberries from our wonderful fruit producers. Wye Valley Produce   In th...

Read More » Posted on 1 July 2016 in Farmshop, Fruit, Healthy, Local Suppliers, Outdoors, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Make Dad's Day!

Make Dad's Day!   Gentlemen's Hardware Our range of Gentlemen's Hardware products has been crafted with the modern gent in mind. Their collection of multi tools are functional and practical; from penknives and fire starters to bicycle repair kits.       Bath House M...

Read More » Posted on 9 June 2016 in Butchery, Drinks, Farmshop, Outdoors, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Warner Edwards

  In the quaint village of Harrington, Northamptonshire, Warner Edwards take their farms’ natural spring water, grain spirit, 11 botanicals, including their home grown elderflower, and transforms them into a fantastically smooth and aromatic dry gin. All from their 200 year old converted bar...

Read More » Posted on 27 May 2016 in Alcohol, Drinks, Farmshop, Outdoors, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Chainbridge Honey Farm

  Chainbridge Honey Farm Honey is one of nature’s original super foods. Used in medicine for thousands of years, it is recognised to be a powerful antioxidant, containing antibacterial and antifungal properties. It naturally contains a range of nutrients, vitamins and minerals and in its ra...

Read More » Posted on 20 January 2016 in Farmshop, Healthy, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

Claire's Handmade

This week's guest blog come courtesy of Claire's Handmade, a small food producer based near Wigton, Cumbria. We caught up with them to find out more about them and their produce. At Claire’s Handmade our passion is preserves. We started from humble beginnings, when our director Claire Kent took...

Read More » Posted on 1 October 2015 in Christmas, Farmshop, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

The Magnificent Marshmallow Company

The Magnificent Marshmallow Company At Tebay we are lucky enough to work with 70 local producers within a 30-mile radius of the services, and the same again from our neighbouring counties. Part of what makes us special is the network of local farmers, producers, gamekeepers and artisans that we w...

Read More » Posted on 25 September 2015 in Farmshop, Lake District, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

An Apple a Day

  An Apple a Day   As we begin to fall into Autumn, apple season is well and truly underway. Some 160,000 tons of the traditional fruit are expected to be picked this season and, experts say, the cool August means the colour will be particularly vibrant.   Not only do they lo...

Read More » Posted on 17 September 2015 in Drinks, Farmshop, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

A Sip of Summer

A Sip of Summer   Did you know that it’s World Gin Day on Saturday 13 June? Now in its seventh year, World Gin Day is a celebration of all things gin, giving us a legitimate excuse (not that we need one) to mix up a cocktail and learn about all of the exceptional gins on the market. We r...

Read More » Posted on 12 June 2015 in Alcohol, Drinks, Farmshop, Lake District, Local Suppliers, Summer | Facebook / Twitter

Swing into Spring in the garden

Spring is the season of new beginnings. Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to come to life again. Farmers and gardeners plant their seeds, and temperatures slowly rise. The increasing frequency of sunny days provides the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks. It'...

Read More » Posted on 3 March 2015 in Farmshop, Gardening, Lake District, Things to do | Facebook / Twitter

A Family February

For many of us, February half term breaks up the monotony of the post Christmas blues and after being back at work and school for a month or so, we get to spend some quality family time again. Family is important to us here at Tebay. We are first and foremost a family business and as in any good f...

Read More » Posted on 4 February 2015 in Family, Farmshop, Lake District, Lifestyle, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter

A Very Merry Tebay Christmas...

It almost goes without saying that Christmas is one of our busiest times of year here at Tebay Services. Crowds gather round our cheese counter to stock up on selections for their dinner party cheeseboards, wine-lovers hunt for the perfect accompaniment to their turkey lunch and queues build in ou...

Read More » Posted on 4 December 2014 in Christmas, Farmshop, Local Suppliers | Facebook / Twitter