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Free Wine With Three Course Easter Sunday Menu

easter bunnyEveryone eating a three-course meal will get a free glass of wine on Easter Sunday.

The Farm Burscough has created a delightful Easter Sunday menu. You can choose from two or three courses for just £14.95 or £17.95 and bookings are being taken now.

Click on the link below to have a sneaky peek at our Easter Sunday Menu and then simply call, email info@thefarmburscough.co.uk or pop in and see us to book your table.

The menu will be served throughout Easter Sunday (April 20). Free wine offer applies to three-course orders only.

Click below to see the menu (will open another page).

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Hangover Saturdays Thoughout December

Cathy With A Proper Breakfast

Cathy With A Proper Breakfast

If you have overdone it at the works Christmas party, fear not!

The Farm Burscough is here to help with Hangover Saturdays throughout December in the run up to Christmas.

Simply state the word “hangover” when ordering your breakfast – and get a free coffee.

Just a little something from us to help you get through the festive season!

Please eat and drink responsibly!

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Christmas Set Meals Throughout December – Book Now!

Bookings are now being taken for our Christmas Menu which will be served throughout December.

Our fantastic two or three-course meal is available every day from December 1, through to December 23, and anyone from single diners through to larger groups can come along or book in to enjoy it. We recommend that larger groups reserve a table in advance.

With two courses just £15.50 and three for £18.50 you can enjoy a real festive treat from our specially created homecooked menu.

You can enjoy the Christmas menu in our fantastic 18th Century barn tea room / restaurant and, for larger groups, also make use of our beautiful gallery area above.

Why not pop in and have a chat with us about your arrangements, talk to us on 01704 894889 or email info@thefarmburscough.co.uk

To view or download the menu click on the link below.

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Book Now For Lancashire Day Farm Walk

Five generations of farming history will be brought to life to celebrate Lancashire Day later this month. farm walk 3

The Farm Burscough, Tea Room and Restaurant, is marking the annual event with a series of Farm Walks to explain how agriculture has changed throughout the generations.

The walks around the Martin Lane farm, which backs-on to Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, will be guided by farmers, Bill and Freda Neale.

They will show people, through the eyes of the family, how farming has developed in Lancashire and how diversifying into also running a farm shop, tea-room restaurant and four-star B&B have changed their lives.

They will be pointing out interesting plants, animals and birds along the way; as well as giving people a background history of the farm, look at the different crops and an opportunity to meet the free-range pigs and hens. Because of its location a vast variety of bird species can be seen along the popular walk which also takes in the farm’s fishing lakes.

The walk is all on flat, level, ground and will last around 30 minutes before returning to the Tea Room for a traditional Lancashire Hotpot, a nice hot drink and a slice of cake.

guided walkThe Neales have been farming in Burscough for generations and many of the family still live along Martin Lane. They now produce a large range of vegetables in smaller batches to meet the demands of their business alongside the numerous farmer’s markets they take part in across the north west each month.

Freda said: “We thought that this event would be a great way to mark Lacashire Day. It is an opportunity for people to enjoy the countryside, meet new people and find out about rural life – which plays such an important part in Lancashire’s heritage, present and future.”

The walks, which set off at 3.45pm on Wednesday, November 27, can be pre-booked and cost just £12.50 per person, including hotpot, cake and drink.

To book tickets, call: 01704 894889 or email info@thefarmburscough.co.uk

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Among The Best In Lancashire

Freda and Cathy celebrate their latest award.

Freda and Cathy celebrate their latest award.

Our tea-room / restaurant has been ranked among the best eateries in the county.

The Farm Burscough has won the coveted “Highest Quality Assured Award” from tourist board Visit Lancashire – for the second year running. 

The award acknowledges that the Farm has shown excellence in customer service and food and drink provision. 

The judges decided that the tearoom/restaurant again provided a consistently high quality eating experience while using locally sourced and homegrown produce. 

The award assessment was carried out by a mystery diner, to gain a true perception of the venue, and the business was marked against a series of stringent criteria. 

The Highest Quality Assured Award is given to eateries achieving only the top scores as part of the assessment. 

Freda Neale, of the Farm Burscough, said: “We get many lovely comments from our customers about the quality of our food and service. People always seem to enjoy visiting us on the farm and that means a lot. But it is also great that we have been officially recognised again in this way. 

“To be considered one of the best in Lancashire is fantastic for us as and the fact that the assessment was done in secret makes it even more relevant. 

“I hope that us getting another award again reminds Lancastrians of the quality establishments they have on their doorsteps – especially down on the Farm!” 

The Farm Burscough is a homely tearoom restaurant and farm shop in a renovated 18th Century brick-barn in the heart of West Lancashire. The building, on Martin Lane, also houses a small rural four-star, bed and breakfast.

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Book Now Now For Christmas! From £15.50

Bookings are now being taken for our Christmas Menu which will be served throughout December.

Last year with a covering of snow

Our fantastic two or three-course meal is available every day from December 1, through to December 23, and anyone from single diners through to larger groups can come along or book in to enjoy it. We recommend that larger groups reserve a table in advance.

With two courses just £15.50 and three for £18.50 you can enjoy a real festive treat from our specially created homecooked menu.

You can enjoy the Christmas menu in our fantastic 18th Century barn tea room / restaurant and, for larger groups, also make use of our beautiful gallery area above.

Why not pop in and have a chat with us about your arrangements, talk to us on 01704 894889 or email info@thefarmburscough.co.uk

To view or download the menu click on the link below.

christmas menu 2013

 

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Annual Pumpkin Competition Launched

WINNER: An amazing entry from the Livesley Family last year.

We are encouraging people to sharpen their knives for Halloween – with the launch of our third annual pumpkin carving competition.

With an incredible response over the last two years, The Farm Burscough, is once again asking artistic vegetable fans to come up with their best design.            

Children, big and small, are being encouraged to carve their most scary and creative Halloween pumpkins to stand a chance of a selection of prizes from the farm – including an overnight stay in our 4 star B&B and a family meal for four in our tea room restaurant.

 

To stand a chance of winning you simply need to bring along your carved pumpkins to The Farm Burscough, on Martin Lane, Burscough, between Monday, October 22, and October 30, for judging to take place. 

The designs will be judged in age categories and then an overall winner and second place will be selected on Halloween, October 31.

Pumpkin Man making a coffee

 

Cathy Grice, of the Farm Burscough, said: “We had an amazing variety of designs last year with some very detailed carvings. The entries were so impressive that we decided to make this an annual competition. 

“It started off as a bit of fun and we had a go at making our own spooky designs using our own home-grown pumpkins. But there seems to be a particular talent for pumpkin carving in West Lancashire and many of our customer put us to shame – so we are hoping for another fine crop of entries this year!

“There are some great recipes using pumpkins so you can have great fun carving and also end up with a tasty treat as well!”

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Dry Enough for Combining at Last

Finally we have managed to get some grain out of the fields and into the barn.

The recent wet weather has meant that we have had to hold off with the harvest until the wheat is dry and ground is firm enough to get the combine and tractors into the field without getting stuck.

As you can see our harvester is not exactly the most up to date model!! But it has done a great job in the hands of David. Hope you enjoy the pics of a fantastic summer scene – shame it’s autumn!!

 

 

William got back from the first day at school to see some of the harvest

The two Williams cart off another load

Gun Slinger David takes his cowboy dust mask-look a bit too far.

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We Welcome England’s Greatest Fan

Rachel during her stay at The Farm

England’s official “biggest fan” has been staying at The Farm Burscough as part of a national tour of the country.

Rachel Kershaw from Lancashire is taking part in an all-expenses paid 70-day trip around the country after winning a competition run by visitengland.com 

As England’s biggest fan, Rachel is exploring the places in England which are being illuminated by the torch as it winds its way to the Olympic opening ceremony.

Driving the length and breadth of England in a classic VW camper van Rachel stayed on the Farm Burscough campsite to tour the area in the second week of her ten-week tour.

During her trip Rachel is telling the world about her discoveries through Twitter, @faninavan which The Farm Burscough is also following. 

COOL BRITANIA: Olympic World Record on Crosby Beach

With the torch going through the village last week, the amazing Olympic Ring world record on Crosby beach and all the Jubilee celebrations the Fan in The Van couldnt have chosen a better time to visit our area. We also sent them off with a jar of our own homemade Lemon Curd this morning – does life get any better!!

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Open Throughout Jubilee Weekend

We are open for all four days of the Jubilee weekend, but will be operating Sunday Hours for Monday and Tuesday.

Look forward to seeing you at some point between 10am-5pm (last orders for hot food at 4pm). Have lots of fun!!!

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