Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

• 450g/1lb cooking apples • Juice of ½ lemon • 350g/12oz self-raising flour • 2 tsp baking powder • 350g/12oz caster sugar • 4 eggs • 1 tsp almond essence • 225g/8oz butter, melted • Flaked almonds Method 1 Preheat the oven to 160C. Grease and base line 12 x 9in roasting tin with baking … Continue reading Oaks Barn Farm’s Apple Pudding

Understanding the food chain

One of our favourite parts of running a family farm stay. Collecting eggs for breakfast direct from our hens in the orchard, is just one of the magical parts of children having the opportunity to reconnect with nature. For more information on booking a family farm stay and the range of accommodation on offer visit … Continue reading Understanding the food chain

A Sustainable green holiday destination

Why Oaks Barn Farm Family Farm Stay is greener than the fields that surround us: ✓ Solar panels generate two thirds of our electricity used on the farm. ✓ Our electric car charge point works on an eco plus mode, only charging when solar panels are generating excess power to the farms use, so all … Continue reading A Sustainable green holiday destination

Exceeding Our Guest Expectations

This week has seen the enhanced installation of a guest 4G network linking The Granary, The Coach House and Shepherd's View to the EE 4G network. What this will mean for our guests, access to Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts, higher download speeds and full network access around the farm. Additional benefits have given the … Continue reading Exceeding Our Guest Expectations

Farm Stay Offers Guests Green Energy for their tank.

Oaks Barn Farm have been granted approval for a Workplace charging point, to allow both staff and guests to charge their cars from the sun. Our first guests to use our charge point traveled from Germany to plug into our sun. #ElectricVehicles are expected to account for between 10% and 50% of total sales in … Continue reading Farm Stay Offers Guests Green Energy for their tank.

Continuing to Grow Beyond Brexit

For many small businesses the future could be perceived to hold nothing but uncertainty. Truth is in any climate tomorrow comes with no guarantees. There is no better time than now, to hold on tightly to what you are good at, for us it is now, what has always been providing good quality family farm … Continue reading Continuing to Grow Beyond Brexit

Contractors Welcome

Having both worked away from home, we fully understand the needs of contractors looking for something else other than another night in an isolated hotel room. Being away from home is hard enough but here at Oaks Barn Farm we aim to provide home from home comforts to suit even the most weary of contractors. … Continue reading Contractors Welcome