Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right United Kingdom icon-chevron-right England icon-chevron-right London icon-chevron-right Surrey Docks Farm

Surrey Docks Farm

Attractions, Farms Surrey Quays Free
Surrey Docks Farm

Time Out says

Across the Thames from the toil of Canary Wharf, the charming little Surrey Docks Farm spreads over 2.2 acres. One of London’s first city farms, it was established in the late ’70s when locals began to grow and harvest their own produce.

Resident animals range from tiny buzzing bees, big clattering cattle and everything in between. Kiera is a sassy miniature Shetland pony who sounds as though she has a touch of small-person syndrome.

The farm boasts a manner of seasonal root and climbing veggies. Plenty of scrummy fresh produce is on sale in the farm shop.

What’s not to like about walking a donkey along the Thames path across the river from the financial district? There are also ceramic lessons, beekeeping classes and an onsite forge where Kevin the blacksmith runs metalworking taster sessions. Miriam Bouteba

Find more urban farms in the capital with our guide to London city farms




Address: Rotherhithe St
SE16 5ET
Transport: Tube: Canada Water
Opening hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sun
Do you own this business?
You may also like