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Sweet Treat: 10 Ice Cream Farms to visit near you

Posted 25 June 2021
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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Whether you like a classic cone or you go all out with sprinkles and flakes, we can all agree that ice cream is the ultimate summer treat.
We’ve got the scoop on the best ice cream farms to visit, where you can learn all about the delicious treat, see the farmyard and loads more, and of course, try some delicious ice cream, it makes for the best summer day out.

Little boy with ice cream against an orange wall

  1. The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

    Look no further than The Ice Cream Farm in Cheshire for the ultimate summer day out. Discover Daisys Garden, where you can step into the flavour forest and visit the magical ice cream tree, or try out the awesome Mini Scoop challenge and take control of your very own digger. Fancy a game of crazy golf? Head over to Strawberry Falls Adventure Golf for a sweet-filled game [filled with candy cames and giant sandcastles. Of course, there's plenty of tasty ice creams to tuck into too, and with 50 incredible flavours to pick from, we definitely couldn't just try one! 

  2. Churchfields Farmhouse Ice Cream Cafe, Droitwich

    Churchfields Farmhouse Ice Cream Cafe is a fantastic day out for the whole family, and with over 36 flavours to pick from, we know you'll have to go for seconds! Choose from flavours such as Jaffa Cake, Rocky Road, or Pink Bubblegum, plus there are even loads of limited edition seasonal flavours throughout the year, so you never know just what you might get to sample! There's even some fantastic trains to head off on too, such as the Fairy Trail, so grab your wings and set off.

    A hand holding a tub of ice cream at Churchfields Farmhouse

  3. Bluebell Dairy, Derby

    With a host of awards under its belt,  a fab ice cream farm that’s a real Derbyshire gem.  All 25 flavours are made using fresh milk and cream from the cows living on the farm, then lovingly made in small batches for a more intense flavour - yum! For a full family day out, this ice cream farm is also home to Bluebells Play Park, filled with fun including climbing frames, swings, a sandpit and a toddler tractors course! At the Animal Patch, a farmyard full of animals awaits with feeding and petting sessions every morning, plus seasonal events always mean there’s something new to explore.

    Enjoy some classic fun on the farm at Bluebell Dairy, packed full of all sorts of fantastic activities to get stuck into before you indulge in a sweet treat. make sandcastles in the sandpit and soar up high on the swings, plus jump in a go-kart and race around an awesome track full of twists and turns. Say hi to your favourite farmyard animals, like pigs, donkeys, sheep and you can even meet an adorable Shetland Pony, all before tucking into some ice cream! With plenty of awesome flavours, like a raspberry rainbow, Biscoff, or banoffee pie, but we know the adults will make a bee line for the prosecco strawberry ice cream...

    Two girls in a field holding ice cream cones

  4. Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour, Kent

    Experience the ultimate summer day out at Solley's Ice Cream Parlour, with plenty more fun than just ice cream! Hop on board for a tractor ride and explore the wonderful farm in the lovely Kent countryside, plus there's plenty of fantastic walking or cycling routes. Set off on a journey around the farm and learn all about the wonderful wildlife on the farm and learn all about the farm, and after all that walking you'll be in the mood for a tasty snack! With over 15 flavours to dig into, including chocolate brownie and lemon meringue, it makes for the perfect end to a summer day out. 
  5. Daisy Made Farm, Lincoln

    Let loose at Daisy Made Farm, a fantastic family day out packed full of awesome activities and adorable animals to meet, and some delicious ice cream to top it all off with! Putt your way around Crazy Daisy Golf, an epic 13-hole course with a fun farmyard theme, burn off some energy on the play area and discover the daisy diggers, real working kid-sized diggers you can use to dig through the sandpit! With over 60 flavours of ice cream to tuck into and 5 epic sundaes, this is one sweet day out you won't want to miss. 

    Themed crazy golf course at Daisy Made Farm

  6. Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream, Yorkshire

    Head over to Charlotte's Jersey Ice Cream for an epic day out packed full of animals, play and ice cream! Discover the eco-friendly playground and hop onboard the swam lake ride, plus you can even putt around and play an epic game of crazy golf! Meet wallabies, emus and even fluffy alpacas, and you can even see some cute micro pigs! Round off your day with some tasty ice cream, including caramel fudge and cinder toffee, there's plenty of tasty flavours to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  7. Callestick Farm, Cornwall

    Heading to Cornwall anytime soon? Callestick Farm should definitely be on your list of places to go, and there are loads of incredible flavours to dig into! After your day spent at one of the many lovely Cornish beaches splashing around in the sea, what better than to enjoy some delicious ice cream to complete your ultimate Cornish summer day? Indulge in the Jamie Dodger Sundae or tuck into a Biscoff Waffle, plus you can even get a milkshake to wash it all down with too!

    A little girl eating an ice cream cone

  8. Birchfield Ice Cream Farm, North Yorkshire

    Discover Birchfield Ice Cream Farm, a wonderful farm nestled in a beautiful area of outstanding Natural Beauty, and it's the perfect day out for a tasty treat. Head to the fields and pick your own strawberries to take home, or get lost in the fantastic seasonal Maize Maze and see if you can make it out! Plus, there are over 30 different ice cream flavours to try out, including cookies and cream, bubblegum and mango for the ultimate summer treat. 

  9. Great Budworth Real Dairy Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

    Discover some incredible ice cream at Great Budworth Real Dairy Ice Cream Farm, and with flavours such as marzipan, coconut and pineapple, we're getting all of the summer vibes with these delicious cones. During the summer holidays, you can even enjoy a series of awesome events packed full of awesome fun for the whole family, making it the ultimate summer day out. 

    Ice cream cones on a stand at Great Budworth Real Dairy Ice Cream

  10. Roskilly’s, Cornwall

    Discover a fascinating real working, organic Cornish dairy farm packed full of plenty of great things to do. Meet all of your favourite farmyard animals, including the adorable Roskilly's Jersey Cows, and you can meet cheeky goats, fluffy sheep and lazy pigs, plus you can even grab a bag of food and feed them too! Set off on one of the awesome farm trails for a wonderful walk, all before ending up at the ice cream parlour, where you can try out over 30 different flavours!

We hope this round up of the best ice cream farms in the UK has added some sprinkles to your day, and if you're looking for more inspiration, check out some of our other blogs too: 

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