We get lots of questions here at Yeo Valley. So many, in fact, that we thought it might be handy to put the ones we hear most often, all in one place. And that place is here.
The Organic Garden FAQs
How can I find the garden?
Yeo Valley Organic Garden,
Holt Farm, Bath Road, Blagdon,
It’s best to come by car, but don’t use sat nav or it’ll send you on a wild goose chase.
When can I visit?
Our Organic Garden and Café are open from 23rd April to the 2nd of October 2020, Thursdays and Fridays from 11am t0 5pm.
Does it cost to visit the garden?
It’s £6 to come and look around, but kids go free.
Can I come to the café without visiting the garden?
Sadly not, it’s situated within the garden and is open to garden visitors only.
What about parking?
There’s plenty of space for parking.
What is the disabled access like?
The garden is large (6.5 acres) and has lots of steps, paths, gravel and some open water, so it isn’t all wheelchair-accessible. But, you can easily get around various parts of the garden – and visit our lovely cafe too.
If you’d like to know more about accessibility, give us a ring on 01761 461 425.
Can I bring my dog?
The garden is part of a working farm so sadly, as much as we love them, we can’t let them in.
Our car park doesn’t benefit from much shade, so it’d be best to leave your dog at home.
- How can I find the garden?
Is there a café menu I can look at before I visit?
Here is a sample menu:
Basket of our own freshly baked focaccia & Yeo Valley Salted Butter – £2.00
Soup of the Day (0) (gf) (df) (v) with our freshly baked Focaccia – £4.95
‘Sarnie’ of the day with Strode Valley organic salad (o) – £6.50
Just Wild pork terrine, Community Farm carrot, almond & ginger chutney, sourdough crostini, Strode Valley organic salad (o) (df) – £7.00
Community Farm leek, spinach & Lye Cross organic Cheddar frittata, tomato relish, potato salad & Strode Valley organic salad (o) (v) (gf) – £10.00
Sarnie, apple, Yeo Valley yogurt & Pip Organic juice (o) – £4.50
‘Mendip Mess’: brown sugar meringue, Yeo Valley whipped cream & Yeo Valley Summer Fruit Compote (o) (gf) – £4.50
Yeo Valley Ice Cream (100ml pot): Madagascan Vanilla, Double Chocolate, Salted Caramel or Strawberries & Cream (o) – £1.00
(o) = organic (v) = vegetarian (df) = dairy free (gf) = gluten free
I've got some dietary needs – is the café ok with that?
We always have a vegetarian and gluten free option available. If you’ve got any other dietary requirements, just give us a ring to let us know and we’ll be happy to look after you.
How is the café different to the Canteen?
All of the food supplied to the garden café comes from the Canteen at our HQ. It includes delicious cakes and light lunches.
Can I book a table in the garden café?
We’re afraid we don’t take any bookings at the café.
- Is there a café menu I can look at before I visit?
Do you run organic gardening tutorials, or is this something you'll consider doing in future?
We don’t currently run gardening tutorials but we do have a number of events in the garden. Find out more here.
- Do you run organic gardening tutorials, or is this something you'll consider doing in future?
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