The Tea Room

Our brand new tea room “The Potting Shed” is now open at Redhouse.

We serve a broad range of teas, fair trade coffees, including luscious lattes, and fresh home baking, with different treats every week to tempt your taste buds.

On a sunny day you may want to sit outside right next to the imposing Redhouse Castle, on colder days you can always sit on the sofa next to the stove (it’s not real, but it’ll still warm your cockles!) There is little more heart-warming than sitting in a cosy log cabin warming your hands on a hot cup of coffee before wrapping back up to go outside again.

We now also serve home-made hot soup. A real favourite of our regular customers, suitable for vegetarians, every week we have a different flavour to try.

The Potting Shed’s opening times are 10am – 4.30pm.

We are proud to serve Fairtrade Puro coffee at The Potting Shed, fairtrade coffee is grown by small farmers or plantation workers, who are meticulous about their business and highly attentive to their crop. They have grown up with their forefathers teaching them the tricks and trades of the industry enabling them to become agricultural masters. They talk passionately about their beans, their way of life, and their families and their passion and care can be tasted in every cup of Puro.

The Fairtrade Foundation has set the standard to help lift working conditions and improve the lives of millions of people that work in the coffee growing dependent communities in the developing world. We recognise the need for Fairtrade and are both committed and proud to pay fair prices for all of our coffee beans.

The World Land Trust is a UK based land conservation charity whose patron is Sir David Attenborough. The World Land Trust conserves biodiversity by protecting threatened habitats and in co-operation with local partners and communities, helps to ensure they are managed sustainably.

Money from each bag of Puro coffee sold goes towards buying and protecting areas of rainforest vital for biodiversity in coffee producing countries. To date, consumers of Puro coffee have enabled the following:

9105  acres of rainforest to be bought and protected,14 new species to be discovered and named by science (1 tree, 12 orchids & 1 frog) and 1 guard (Luis) to be employed full time to protect the reserve in Ecuador from poachers and loggers.