- Shop & Restaurant Open 7 days a week from 9am - 5pm
- (open until 6pm during school summer holidays 21st July until 2nd Sept)
- We are a free to enter family attraction providing the full garlic experience and free access for our customers to our beautiful farmland in the Arreton Valley.
- TASTE: we offer free tasters of all our garlic farm products. Indulge your senses in our taste experience room, there's something for everyone from the sweet chutneys and smooth mayonnaises to the hottest hot garlic sauce you'll never forget.
- ROAM: our farm is located in the fertile and beautiful Arreton Valley. We invite you to take one of our farm walks and open your eyes and ears to the flora and fauna of this natural habitat for birds, animals, insects, wild flowers which co-exist with our farmed crops. (Maps are available to purchase in our Shop)
- TAKE A TOUR: our tractor trailer tours run throughout the school holidays and at weekends from Easter to September. Climb aboard for a guided tour through our fields and learn about garlic growing, our farm and surroundings. Or pick up a map from the farm shop and go on your own walking tour. Tractor trailer tours available during school holidays weather permitting.
- LEARN: our education centre is free to enter and includes the history of our farm, amazing archaeological finds, how garlic came to the Isle of Wight, how to grow garlic, garlic folklore and facts. Outside, the wild flower meadow is home to our garlic trial beds where you can learn about all the different varieties we are trialling this year, their provenance and characteristics. (Wild flower meadow and trial beds can be seen from March-August)
- GET GARLICKY: fun for big and small with garlic bread making workshops, decorate a garlic bulb, planting, plaiting and grapping in our education centre in school holidays. Check our events calendar for special activities and workshops.
- PLAY: put your balance to the test in our timber play area with trim trail and nest swing. Perfect for watching the kids on the play kit whilst enjoying a coffee on the rear terrace of the restaurant.
- SHOP & EAT: the farm shop is a treasure trove of garlicky goodness and local delights. Have a meal in our restaurant to sample the amazing flavours of local, freshly prepared meals full of garlicky inspiration.
- STAY: we have 7 beautiful self catering cottages and 3 yurts located around the farm. The farm is ideally located for exploring the Island by car, bicycle or on foot. Guests enjoy access to our games room, tennis court, football pitch and discounts in the shop and restaurant.
We are open 7 days a week from 9am until 5pm (and selected evening openings)
Open until 6pm from 21st July until 2nd Sept
Check our Events Calendar for evening openings and special events in the restaurant.
Shop & Restaurant open 9am until 5pm (6pm in school summer holidays)
Breakfast 9am until 11.00am,
Lunch 12.00 pm - 3.30pm, (until 4.30pm from 22nd July until 2nd Sept)
tea, coffee, cake & garlic bread available until close.
Allium Cafe open seasonally
Taste Experience 9:30am until 4:30pm (until 5pm from 21st July until 2nd Sept)
We are dog-friendly!
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the farm in all outdoor areas and in the conservatory area and terrace of the restaurant and in the Allium cafe. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
The Garlic Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight, PO36 0NR
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You can now charge your Electric Vehicle at our car charging point while you have your lunch or shop with us. Our car charging point is a 3 KW 3 pin and is for customer use only. Maximum charge time per customer is 2 hours. Cars are charged at customers own risk.
Note for Coaches: The country lanes approaching the farm and our car park are not suitable for very large vehicles. If you are a coach party wishing to visit, please call us to make prior arrangements.
Find out about our festival and event catering venture - The Garlic Farm Field Kitchen
Find out about - WEDDINGS AT THE GARLIC FARM
GROUP VISITS TO THE FARM
We welcome group visits to the farm and offer a range of different packages to suit your budget and schedule starting from £10 per person with a minimum of 15 people.
Packages can include:
Farm Tours: Tractor trailer ride or on foot
Workshops: Cooking demos, foraging, garlic growing (please enquire if you would like us to run a particular workshop)
Breakfast, lunch, light snacks or tea and cake.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01983 865378 for group visit enquiries.