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

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

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