Kate and Andy Forbes welcome you to The Trading Post Farm Shop


The Trading Post Farm Shop has been nominated for a ‘Rural Oscar’ in the Countryside Alliance Awards

Voting closes on Sunday 9th December – if you would like to vote for us you can here: www.countryside-alliance.org/campaigns/caawards

We have been advised that it is the quality of our nominations that count rather than the quantity so if you’d like to say something lovely about us too that would be fab

Our address (should you need it for the nomination) is Trading Post Farm Shop, Lopenhead, Somerset, TA13 5JH xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

With it’s focus on organic, local, delicious food and drink The Trading Post Farm Shop is an essential stop off; not only for local customers but also travellers heading to and from the Westcountry.

Just off the A303, nestled amongst the Somerset countryside it is a hidden gem that delights with its selection of farm grown organic vegetables, locally sourced food, drink and unusual locally crafted gifts

Open 7 days a week the Farm Shop, set on a working organic farm, supports over 80 local suppliers bringing you the best that the West Country has to offer.

The Trading Post is much more than a farm shop – it is a wholefoods’ market, a greengrocers, a deli and a treasure trove all rolled into one.

From fresh bread, to homemade cakes and pastries, locally crafted ales and ciders alongside organic meat and locally caught fish. In addition to all this we have a great range of eco-friendly household cleaning and skincare products.

With shelves stacked full of tempting treats we don’t forgot those who have more restrictive diets and our selection of gluten, dairy, sugar free foods is second to none.

Easy access from the A303, with ample car parking we look forward to your visit.

Farm Shop Opening Times:

Mon to Sat: 8.30am – 6pm

Sun: 10am-2pm


Find us in the Muddy Stilettos Little Black Book of best businesses


(Railway Carriage Café hours vary from the Farm Shop – please see the Café information tab for further details)