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Address: Badingham Road, Framlingham IP13 9HZ, England
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Great English wines

We made a quick visit here on the way home from a recent weekend in southwold. We were welcomed into the shop and provided with a map of the vineyard. As it was quite cold and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AliWatford
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a quick visit here on the way home from a recent weekend in southwold. We were welcomed into the shop and provided with a map of the vineyard. As it was quite cold and early on the year our self guided "tour" didn't last very long but I can imagine in nicer weather in the summer it's must... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst in the area over the weekend we stumbled upon this little find and what a find it was. The lady who greeted us was very pleasant and helpful, suggesting we take a walk of the vineyard (approx. 1 mile) and then come back to sample some of the wines on offer. The walk is well worth it, although at... More 

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Thank Karen B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very interesting and informative tour of the Vineyard and winery led by the owner followed by a tasting of five wines. All very well explained and inspired to buy English wines. Nice to see the vines in April when just beginning to bud as could see how they are trained. Need to return in a few months to see them... More 

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Thank AlisonLA2014
Diss, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in wine you will appreciate this visit. Myself and my wife were greeted by the team and the owner gave us a very detailed and enjoyable tour. Had some wine tasting at the end. Very friendly inviting owners. Lovely vineyard.

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1 Thank JPS00
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Pat and Val made our visit a great experience. Seeing the vineyards, the winery and tasting delicious wine was excellent. But what made it special was the way we were looked after by Val and Pat. Val made us very welcome and Pat's knowledge was excellent. We had a wonderful couple of hours and hope to return to see the... More 

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2 Thank lindseyf73
Essex
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We first visited Shawsgate in July 2015 when we had a few days away in nearby Saxmunden at some friends caravan. We just turned up one day and collected a leaflet for a self guided tour. Obviously the grapes were only just starting to grow but it was still interesting and a lovely walk in the sun. They do booked... More 

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Thank EssexCupcake
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were immediately welcomed by Pat who took us for a tour of the Vineyard. She is well informed and made the tour interesting for example tasting selected grapes for later reference in the wine tasting. Both the white and red wines were excellent and could be related to the grapes tasted earlier. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the... More 

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Thank nunny2016
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A repeat visit, we decided against the tour of the vines due to the poor weather. The staff helped us through almost the entire range of wines on offer and chatted for some time whole we deliberated on what selection to have. A box was found and the bottle packed securely. A brief chat about growing vines followed, as that's... More 

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Thank spacetraveller1001
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit and have a wonder around the vines, we watched the hares running between the vines playing. The wine tasting went down well and have purchased red, white for Christmas The lady who served us was a joy and her knowledge of wine went along way, plus she makes a lovely cup of tea was

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Something of a gem, the discovery of an English Vineyard in deepest Suffolk was an unexpected delight! Invited to walk the vineyard through the many rows of various grape varieties, the ambience within was truly excellent, the calming setting, surrounded by windbreak hedges was well worth experiencing. A wine tasting in their courtyard garden followed, the whites returning a much... More 

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