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Welcome to Franklins of Thorncote, your premier farm shop near Kempston. Located in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside, our family-run farm shop offers a delightful blend of fresh, locally sourced and grown produce, delicious homemade treats, our own farm reared meats and a warm, friendly atmosphere. 

Whether you're a local resident or visiting Kempston, our farm shop is the perfect destination for high-quality food and a true farm-to-table experience.

The Dairy Cafe

The Dairy Cafe is a beloved feature of Franklins of Thorncote, providing a cosy spot to enjoy a delicious meal or a refreshing drink. The cafe offers a menu full of homemade dishes, using plenty of local and home-made products from our farm shop near Kempston. From hearty breakfasts to light lunches and indulgent afternoon teas, there's something to satisfy every craving.

Don't miss our homemade ice cream, made with milk from local dairy cows at Riverside Dairy in North Bedfordshire – a perfect treat for all ages.

Animals Reared on Site

One of the unique aspects of Franklins of Thorncote is our commitment to animal welfare and sustainability. On our farm near Kempston, we rear a variety of animals, including turkeys, ducks, geese and chickens. We also have cows, sheep and Gloucester Old Spot and Large White pigs.  Our livestock is raised in a free-range environment, ensuring they lead healthy and happy lives. Visitors to our farm shop near Kempston can often see the animals and learn more about how we care for them, making it a wonderful educational experience for families and children.

Farmers Markets Near Kempston

Franklins of Thorncote proudly participates in several farmers markets throughout the year throughout Bedfordshire and surrounding counties. Our farm shop near Kempston brings the best of our produce to these local events, offering you a chance to enjoy our products even if you can't visit us on the farm. From fresh fruits and vegetables to our renowned homemade goods, our stall at the farmers market is always brimming with high-quality, locally sourced items.

Keep an eye on our website for the latest market dates and locations.

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Contact Us

Ready to experience the best farm shop near Kempston?

Visit Franklins of Thorncote today and discover why our customers keep coming back. Whether you're looking for fresh produce, a delicious meal, or a family day out, we have something for everyone. 

For more information or to get in touch, please fill out the contact form below.

Farm Shop Products near Kempston

At Franklins of Thorncote, we take pride in offering a wide variety of farm-fresh products. Our farm shop near Kempston is stocked with an array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all grown on our farm or sourced from nearby farms to ensure the freshest quality. You'll also find an extensive selection of homemade jams, chutneys, and preserves, sauces and marinades and a well-stocked deli counter with cheeses, meats and savoury treats! Our artisan breads baked fresh daily, and our range of free-range eggs are customer favourites.

Visit our farm shop near Kempston to discover the best in local produce.

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