Food, Groceries and other requirements.
'Dine in' and 'Drop-off' Catering
If you fancy handing over the catering to someone else - either as a one-off treat or if you are celebrating a special event such as a birthday or anniversary - then we have arrangements with local caterers who can serve quality food directly to your lodge.
Food for Thought
This small, family-run business has an excellent reputation for providing imaginative, quality food and personal, friendly service. Each occasion is treated individually and every aspect of the customers’ needs is taken into account, whether it is a small intimate dinner for two or a larger family celebration. click here to view the sample menu
Paul Westerman & Denis Harrison
Paul and Denis have both had illustrious careers as head chefs in some of the area's leading hotels. They now work as chefs in the Army and have teamed up to provide an independent, private catering service in their spare time. They specialise in providing quality food with an eye for detail in the presentation. click here to view the sample menu
Farmers' markets are a great way of sampling some of the local produce. You will find them in the following towns:
- Barnard Castle - first Saturday of every month
- Leyburn - fourth Saturday of every month
- Northallerton - fourth Wednesday of every month
- Richmond - third Saturday of every month
- Ripon - third Sunday of every month
Independent food retailers
Cross Lanes Organic Farm, Near Barnard Castle
A 'green' venture supporting local producers, this farm shop comprisese of a butchery section selling home cured bacon and gammon, a deli with an extensive range of cheeses, antipasti and olives and store cupboard ingredients such as organic fruit and veg, wines and irressistable sweet treats (made onsite by their own patisserie chef) has a lot to offer!
Their restaurant and coffee shop which servesg simple, rustic dishes made with organic, local and seasonal ingredients is well worth a visit too. View: www.crosslanesorganics.co.uk
Trencherman Fine Foods
Luxury hamper suppliers who endeavour to find the very best produce and finest ingredients and bring them together to deliver fine and rare food directly to your lodge. Please see 'Special Treats' page for hamper selection.
A high quality butcher purveying the very best quality meats. 5 Finkle Street, Richmond. DL10 4QA. 01748 822644. Ask for Mick the owner.
Campbells of Leyburn
A supplier of fine foods and wine to the area since 1868, this traditional grocery store also has a delicatessen specialising in home-baked pies, breads, olives and local cheeses. Visit: www.campbellsofleyburn.co.uk
Lewis and Cooper, Northallerton
This award-winning gourmet food emporium has been dubbed the ‘Fortnum and Masons of the North’. It is packed with local delicacies and gastronomic delights. Visit: www.lewisandcooper.co.uk
Mainsgill Farm Shop and Café
Located just off the A66, near Richmond, Mainsgill has a popular café, farm shop, animals and children’s play area. The farm shop is a paradise for lovers of fresh, locally produced fruit and vegetables, cheeses and award-winning, home-reared meats. Visit: www.mainsgillfarm.co.uk
Paganum is a local butcher online. It advocates traditional methods of farming and you can order locally produced products such as Yorkshire Dales beef and lamb. Visit: www.paganum.co.uk
Piercebridge Organic Farm Shop
Located in the centre of this attractive village - famed for its extensive Roman remains - Piercebridge Farm rears organic chickens, cattle, sheep and pigs. It has received awards from the Soil Association and was featured in Rick Stein’s Food Heroes of Great Britain. Visit: www.piercebridgefarm.co.uk
Queens Road, Richmond DL10 4AJ - Tel 01748 825789. Aproximately 2 miles away. Nearest large supermarket - will deliver but no online ordering service.
Ken Warne Supermarket
22 Market Place, Richmond DL10 4QG. Tel 01748 826660. Situated approximately 2 miles away from Brompton Lakes. Traditional family grocer.
Victoria Road, Dalington DL1 5JG - Tel 01325 465915. Situated approximately 11 miles from Brompton Lakes. Order online and they will deliver directly to your lodge.
Richmond Road, Hipswell, Catterick Garrison DL9 3EN. Tel 0845 6779137 Situated approximately 4 miles away from Brompton Lakes. Order online and they will deliver directly to your lodge.
Outdoor requirements and doggy things!
Broken Brae Farm, Easby, Richmond. DL10 7EY. Stockist of all brands of dog food, treats, bowls, beds and toys as well as outdoor clothing for walking and fishing. Just a short walk from Brompton Lakes entrance. Phone us beforehand and we can make sure all your 'doggy' requirements are in your lodge prior to arrival as part of our 'on-site exclusive' service.