COVID-19 Update – from Apley Farm Shop

Apley Farm Shop- Update 05.01.21

In light of the recent Government announcement of the National Lockdown, Pigg’s Playbarn and The Apley Kitchen will remain closed until further notice. Apley Farm Shop and Apley Dog Park remain open, 9:30am – 4pm every day. If you require information on the concessions businesses on-site, please visit their pages directly.

The Apley Kitchen- Update 30.12.20

In light of the recent Government announcement of Shropshire Council moving into Tier 3, The Apley Kitchen will be closed until further notice. The Farm Shop will remain open as normal, however, we will be closed on New Year’s Day.

Apley Farm Shop- Update 13.12.20

Apley Farm Shop remains open everyday 9:30am until 4pm. The Apley Kitchen is now open, Pigg’s Playbarn remains closed. Santa’s Grotto is continuing as planned, in a socially distanced manor. We will be accepting walk-ins from 9-4, with a break 2-2:25. For updates please check our Facebook page.

Apley Farm Shop- Update 03.11.20

In light of the recent Government annoucement of a National Lockdown from 5th November, we are happy to announce that the Farm Shop will remain open every day 9:30am until 4pm. Our collection and delivery service will return, for information on ordering please email

The Apley Kitchen and Pigg’s Playbarn remain closed until further notice. For updates please check our Facebook page.

Spookley Pumpkin Patch Party – Update 10.09.20

In light of the recent Government announcement in relation to Covid-19 and a maximum number of 6 people, we are currently reviewing whether our Spookley Pumpkin Party will still be able to go ahead this Halloween Season. As a result, our Spookley Pumpkin Party tickets are currently on hold for purchasing. You are still able to purchase tickets to visit our Pumpkin Patch, however, this is limited to 6 people per group. We will be announcing details once confirmed. We apologies for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience.

The Apley Kitchen – Update 03.11.20

The Apley Kitchen is temporaily closed. For updates please check our Facebook Page.

The Apley Kitchen – Update 28.08.20

Please be advised the Government ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme will not be available at the Apley Kitchen on Monday 31st August 2020. We will be announcing an exciting new offer available from the Apley Kitchen for September – lookout for updates on our social media & website very soon. We thank you for your continued custom & support.

The Apley Kitchen – Now OPEN 03.08.20

We are delighted to announce that The Apley Kitchen (formely Creamery Cafe) has opened its doors today. Not only is there an exciting new menu but a fresh, contemporary new look. Pre-booking is strongly advised. Please call the cafe on 01952 581 002 (option 2) to make your booking. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we can only take bookings up to a maximum of 6 people per booking.

We are participating in the Government ‘Eat Out to Help Out Scheme’ at the Apley Kitchen. Receive 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you each or drink in. The scheme will run every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3rd – 31st August.

Creamery Cafe – The cafe remains temporarily closed due to refurbishment – 04.07.20

Existing re-opening plans will be revealed soon. Please keep an eye out for updates on our social media pages & website. We thank you for your patience.

Big Little Things, Paint & Create & Wildrose Hairdressers are NOW OPEN – 04.07.20

Please visit their individual facebook pages for opening times and social distancing measures in place, before your visit.

Classic Motor Day – 15.06.20

Due to COVID 19, we are unsure whether this event can go ahead. We are awaiting further Government guidance in this regard & will be updating our website & social media platforms with further information once we know. If the event, does go ahead, we will be reviewing the dates accordingly for the event to take place at a later date this year. Original date has been postponed. A NEW date to be released soon – August 2020. Please check our social media & website for updates very soon.

Moongate Plant Centre – is now OPEN – 16.05.20

We are delighted to announce that Moongate Plant Centre has now REOPENED. They have new stock in of Alpines, Herbs, Herbaceous, Shrubs, Strawberries & Vegetables plus a wide selection of Roses. Also good stocks currently of Bark, Compost, Manure & Topsoil. The new shop is also now open, with many lovely items for the Home & Garden.

Apley Farm Shop – The Dog Park is now OPEN – 13.05.20

The dog park is now OPEN – Following the recent Government announcement, we are pleased to announce that the Apley Dog Park has now reopened. We ask that all visitors to the Dog Park adhere to the required 2-metre social distancing measures that are in place. We thank you in advance for your co-operation in this matter.

Apley Farm Shop – New Opening Hours – 20.04.20

Monday – Friday – 9.30am – 4.00pm

NHS & Key worker shopping time from 9.00 – 9.30am DAILY

Please note: single shopper per family. We thank you for your co-operation.

Due to COVID-19 & social distancing restrictions, the Apley Dog park is temporarily CLOSED.


Following the new Government advice issued around social distancing and non-essential contact, we have implemented the following actions:

– Temporary closure of the Pigg’s Playbarn from Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice

– Temporary closure of the Creamery Cafe until further notice

– Scotty’s Donkeys has now CLOSED until further notice

– Moongate Plant Centre and all concession shops on the site have now CLOSED until further notice

It is with deep regret that we will be cancelling the following events:

– Mothers’ Day lunch & afternoon teas at the Creamery Cafe & Corn Loft Conference room – Sunday 22nd March 2020

– The tractor rally has been postponed & has been rescheduled to 6th September 2020

– Easter events including the Messy play at Pigg’s Playbarn & Paint & Create on 12th & 13th April

Customers who have purchased tickets will be contacted directly. Customers will be offered a gift voucher valid for 12 months or a refund.

The Apley Farm Shop & Playbarn teams kindly ask that customers do not contact them directly and that customers wait for them to contact you.

On a more positive note: we can confirm the following:

– Apley Farm Shop remains OPEN, 7 days a week & reduced operating hours apply. See above.

– The Skylark Nature trail and Apley Dog Park are both closed.

The management team at Apley Farm Shop are continually reviewing other services it provides in the light of the Government’s latest advice & will provide further updates as soon as these are available.

In the meantime, please take care & stay safe.