Lancashire & Greater Manchester Farm Shops and Markets have grown in popularity over the past few years, and are noted for the quality of their fine locally produced stock, cheeses, meat products and cured bacon.
Made in Lancashire
Made in Lancashire is a project set up in 2002 with the aim of supporting and promoting local food and drink producers from the county. Made in Lancashire supports the farmers markets with promotion and can provide some advice and guidance to those wishing to set up a new market. Below is of the Farmers’ and Local Produce Markets in Lancashire, for more information about Local Producers and where you can buy Lancashire Produce please contact us on 01995 642144 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appley Bridge Community Hall, Appley Lane North. 3rd Saturday of the month – 10am till 1pm. Contact: Eileen Longmore Tel: 01257 402 097.
Ashton on Ribble St Michael’s Church Hall, Tulketh Road. 3rd Saturday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Jacquie Crosby Tel: 01772 827 835.
Bentham Bentham Town Hall 1st Saturday of the month – 9.30am till early afternoon. Contact: Jo Burton Tel: 01524 262 587.
Bolton Queen’s Park,Park Road, Bolton 4th Sunday of the month – 10am till 2pm. Contact: Jackie Casey Tel: 01204 336824 .
Burscough The Older Peoples Club 2nd Sunday of the month – 10am till 1pm. Contact: Keith Williams Tel: 01704 89491.
Catforth Blackleach Farm. 2nd Saturday of the month – 9.30am till 2pm. Contact: Peter Billington Tel: 07966 164010
Cedar Farm Back Lane, Mawdesley. 1st Saturday of the month – 10am till 3pm. Contact: Melanie GaskellTel: 01704 823 200.
Chorley Market Street. 3rd Thursday of the month – 11am till 3.30pm. Contact: Conrad Heald Tel: 01257 515 507.
Colne Market Street. 3rd Saturday of the month – 9am till 2pm. Contact: Ian Varley Tel: 01282 661 240.
Cuerden Valley Park Bamber Bridge, Preston. 4th Sunday of the month – 10am till 3pm. Contact: Patrick Ryan Tel: 07811148 901.
Fence The Sparrowhawk Pub, Fence, Near Burnley. Last Sunday of the month – 9.30am till 2pm. Contact: Steve Turner Tel: 01282 603 034.
Fleetwood Fleetwood Sports College, Broadway. 3rd Saturday of the month – 9am till 1.3pm. Contact: Anjie Mosher Tel: 07786 993 859.
Great Eccleston Market Square. 3rd Wednesday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Sally Coop Tel: 01995 670 386.
Grimsargh Village Hall. 3rd Saturday of the month – 9am till 2pm. Contact: Sian Middleborough Tel: 01772 705 383.
Helmshore Helmshore Textile Museum. 1st Sunday of the month – 9.30am till 2pm. Contact: John Holt Tel: 01706 212 296.
Kirkham Market Square. 1st Saturday of the month – 9.30am till 3.30pm. Contact: Marjorie Barnes Tel: 01772 682 755.
Lytham Lytham Town Centre. 3rd Thursday of the month – 8am till 1pm. Contact: Richard Tomlinson Tel: 01772 690 377.
Merchant of Hoghton Hoghton Tower, Near Preston. 3rd Sunday of the month – 10am till 2pm. Contact: Margaret Sutcliffe Tel: 01254 852 986.
Morecambe Christchurch United Church, Broadway. 4th Thursday of the month – 9am till 2pm. Contact: Bernice Moorhouse Tel: 01524 735 613.
Penwortham St Mary’s Church Hall, Cop Lane. 1st Saturday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: David Thornton Tel: 07947 035 994.
Poulton le Fylde St Chad’s Church Hall, Vicarage Lane. 4th Saturday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Peter Willacy Tel: 01253 883 470.
Ramsbottom Market Place. 2nd Sunday of the month – 10am till 3pm. Contact: Paul Barrah Tel: 07928 103 407.
Riverside Riverside Holiday Park, Banks, Southport. 3rd Saturday of the month – 10am till 2pm. Contact: Karen Moss Tel: 01704 215 431.
Samlesbury Village War Memorial Hall. 2nd Saturday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Teresa Taylor Tel: 01772 877 248.
Samlesbury Hall Samlesbury Hall. Last Sunday of the month – 10am till 4pm. Contact: Sara Hemissi Tel: 01254 812 229.
Scarisbrick Village Hall. 2nd Tuesday of the month – 8.30am till 12.30pm. Contact: Margaret Edwards Tel: 01704 880 623.
St Annes The Square. 1st Thursday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Richard Tomlinson Tel: 01772 690 377.
Thornton Marsh Mill Village. 2nd Saturday of the month – 9am till 1pm. Contact: Debbie Wareing Tel: 01772 815 629.
Whalley The Swan Inn Car Park. Last Sunday of the month – 10am till 3pm. Contact: Louise Clough Tel: 01254 822 195.
Lancashire & Greater Manchester Farm Shops
The following may contain some who also appear at Farmers’ Markets list (above),
but many also trade directly from their own on-site Farm Shops.
FAIRFIELD FARM SHOP Longsight Road, Blackburn BB2 7JA. Tel: 01254-812550. Open Tues-Sat 9.30am-6.00pm. Home cured bacon and gammon, fresh pork and beef.
FARMHOUSE DIRECT Long Ghyll Farms, Brock Close, Bleasdale Lane, Bleasdale Lancashire PR3 1UZ. Tel: 01995-617 99. Open Tuesday-Friday 9.00am-4.00pm. Pure Highland Beef and other specialist meats.
FARMHOUSE FARE LIMITED Anderson House, Lincoln Way, Salthill, Clitheroe BB7 1QL. Tel: 01200-453 110. Open Mon-Fri 10.00am-4.00pm. Homemade puddings and biscuits.
INGLETON GINGERBREAD COMPANY The Oakroyd Bakery, 17 Station Road, High Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7LH. Tel: 01524-263 353. Open Mon-Fri 7.00am-1.00pm. Handmade cakes and puddings to traditional recipes.
LITTLE FARMHOUSE BAKERY Cunliffe Fold Farm, Blackleach Lane, Salwick, Preston PR4 0RY. Tel: 01772-690 622. Open Wed-Sat 10.00am-4.30pm. A small bakery and farm shop selling traditionally baked breads, cakes and savouries. Farmers Market held here every Saturday 10.00am-2.00pm.
LITTLE TOWN LARDER Chipping Lane, Thornley Preston, Lancashire. Tel: 01772-782 429. Open Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm and Sat 9.00am-12noon. Fine yoghourts and yoghourt drinks, home reared beef; stockist of local cheeses, biscuits and puddings.
MANCHESTER FARMERS’ MARKET Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester. Web: www.manchester.gov.uk/markets/specialist/farmer Stalls with local produce direct from the producer. 8.30am-6pm 2nd & 4th Fri & Sat of each month.
MANSERGH HALL Kirkby Lonsdale, via Carnforth, LA6 2EN. Tel: 015242-71397 Email: email@example.com Website: www.manserghhall.co.uk Pork, lamb, beef and pick your own. Farm shop.
McKINSEY HEALTHY HERBS Orrell Road, Orrell, Wigan WN5 8QZ. Tel: 01695-632 825. Open Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat 10.00am-4.00pm. Organic herb nursery and shop selling homemade frozen meals.
OAKDENE FARM SHOP Fleetwood Road, Greenhalgh, Kirkham, Preston PR43HE. Tel: 01772-685 882. Open Tues-Sat 10.00am-6.00pm. Home produced dry cure bacon, sausages and fresh pork.
OLDHAM FARMERS’ MARKET Saddleworth Museum, High Street, Uppermill. Tel: 0161-615 5023. Stalls with local produce direct from the producer. 9am-2pm, 2nd Sunday of each month.
PARK FARM Walmersley, Bury BL9 5NP. Tel: 01706-823 577. Savoury sweets and pies, cakes, puddings and other local produce.
PORT OF LANCASTER SMOKEHOUSE West Quay, Glasson Dock, Lancaster LA2 0BD. Tel: 01524-751 493. Open Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm and Sat-Sun 10.00am-5.00pm. A range of quality smoked and gourmet foods.
ROSSALL, EDWARD Sykes Fold Farm, Burned House Lane, Pressall, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire. Tel: 01253-790 712. Roots & vegetables.
SAMLESBURY HALL FARMERS MARKET & CRAFT FAIR Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Preston PR5 0UP. Telephone: 01254 812010. Website: www.samlesburyhall.co.uk Stalls with local produce, handmade crafts & entertainment. 10am-4pm, last Sunday of each month.
SHORROCK, AD & PE New House Farm, Ford Lane, Goosnargh, Preston PR3 2FJ. Tel: 01772-865 250. A variety of Lancashire cheeses.
SPOUT HOUSE FARM Higher Wheelton, Near Chorley, PR6 8HS. Tel: 01254-830 352. Open Friday Saturday and Sunday 11.00am-4.00pm. Quality home bred beef from Belgian Blue cattle and lamb from Texel sheep.
WAREINGS FARM PRODUCE Johnson Farm, Johnson Meanygate, Tarleton, nr Preston PR4 6LQ. Tel: 01772-815 629. Opening times by prior arrangement – please phone. A family run business specialising in growing seasonal vegetables and salad crops.
WORRALL HOUSE FARM LARDER Flatman’s Lane, Downholland (Great Altcar) nr Ormskirk. Tel: 0151-527 1210. Website: www.freshpork.co.uk A mixed arable and pig farm, offering its own pork, bacon, sausages and potatoes. Locally produced beef, lamb, chicken, cheese, diary, free range eggs, pure fruit juice, cakes, preserves and honey.