Miniature Railway

Hop aboard the ‘Flying Yorkshireman’ loco for a trip around the fruit fields and in season you can even stop off to pick your own soft fruit.

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See Farmer Karl & Chloe on James Martin's Home Comforts!

Skip to 7:15 to hear Karl talk about his love for gooseberries.


Current Opening Hours & Santa Express


8th - 22nd December

Santa will be visiting his Cedarbarn Grotto to prepare for the big day and would love you to come and visit while he is here.
Hop onboard the Cedarbarn Santa Express, your journey takes you and your family to the North Pole Station where Santa will be waiting to see you.
Santa’s grotto is outside, so wrap up warm & don’t forget to bring your camera.

£8.50 per child
Includes train journey and present from Santa for each child.Children must be accompanied by an adult (no charge) who will be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine.

****** Please call 01751 475614 ext.5 to book (Booking line manned Mon-Fri. 10 am-12 Noon) ******

Cedarbarn Miniature Railway is now closed until Spring with the exception of Santa's visits (above)


Cedarbarn Winter Opening Hours 2018/2019

Monday to Saturday
Shop 9.00 - 5.00pm
Café 9.00 - 4.00pm (Last orders 30 mins before closing)

Pre-booked Vintage Afternoon Tea 3.00/3.30pm (Mon-Sat)

Shop 9.00 - 4.00pm
Café 9.00 - 3.00pm
Sunday Brunch Menu served until 11.00am
Sunday Lunch Menu Only, 11.45 until Close (3pm)
Booking Advisable


Due to our new extension we now have two lovely dining areas The garden Room and The Barn Cafe.
We are now able to take an allocation of bookings for Brunch or Lunch any day of the week all year round.



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Cedarbarn Farm Shop and Café

Welcome to Cedarbarn, where we're passionate about growing, cooking and eating fabulous food!

Our award-winning farm shop and café is food heaven… but our produce doesn't just taste great; we're proud to say it's locally sourced as far as possible, with much of it grown on our own farm. Nearly everything we sell or serve has been produced right here in beautiful North Yorkshire, whether it's our own fresh meat, Scarborough fish, seasonal fruit and vegetables or delicious deli products.

Cedarbarn is run by husband and wife team Karl and Mandy Avison, along with General Manager Alison Riley, who has grown up in the business, her father was a well known greengrocer on Leeds Market for many years. Karl’s family has farmed in the Thornton Dale area for over a century, and Mandy has years of experience in hotels and catering, so they make the perfect team! The business is a real family affair, with Karl and Mandy’s daughter Chloe managing the shop and their niece and nephew working in the business, even Karl’s mum lends a hand in the kitchen.

Our aim at Cedarbarn is very simple; to bring you top-quality, healthy, fresh food with impeccable provenance and as few food miles as possible. We're inspired by our love of farming and also care deeply about our impact on the environment - so all our operations are as eco-friendly as possible.


Miniature Railway Now Open!

Click below to see the full map.

Cedar Barn Miniature Railway Map

Farm Activities

There's always something to do here on the farm, from planting to picking! Why not come along and visit us to find out more about the farming year and seasons?

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We have our own butchery, where we prepare our home-reared and locally-sourced meats to serve or sell. We oversee everything from field to fork, so you'll really taste the difference!

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The Cedarbarn shop is a feast of foodie delights, with our own fresh and cooked meats, home-made pies, sausages, burgers and ready meals, fine Yorkshire deli products and much more…

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Our popular café has spectacular views across the countryside and our 'pick-your-own' fields, serving hearty all-day Yorkshire breakfasts, tasty lunches based on seasonal produce and mouth-watering home baking.

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Miniature Railway

Hop aboard the ‘Flying Yorkshireman’ loco for a trip around the fruit fields and in season you can even stop off to pick your own soft fruit.

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Cedarbarn Extension

This 2018 project has been undertaken to extend the facilities and working space at the Cedarbarn & is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.



Take a look at what's in store in the Cedarbarn farm shop. We've a delicous range of home-reared meats, seasonal fruit and veg, deli products and locally-sourced Yorkshire goodies!

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