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Town End Farm Shop

Yorkshire Dales farm shop, tearoom, butchery and charcuterie based in Malhamdale with stunning views of Malham Cove. Yorkshire Dales beef, lamb, pork, mutton and home of the Yorkshire Chorizo. Offering courses in charcuterie and butchery.

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Town End Farm Shop can be found on the Malham road out of Airton in Malhamdale, it is just 5 miles from Settle & Gargrave, 10 miles from Skipton and 2 miles from Malham village.

It is the perfect way to discover the pleasure of farm shopping and enjoy delicious food from the Yorkshire Dales.

All produce is fresh, local and full of flavour. Town End Farm Shop breeds and rears its own grass-fed lamb, traditional breed cattle and rare breed pork on the farm. They also source the finest quality, local produce for the shop; fresh and cured meats, game, fish, spirits, wine and beer, seasonal fruit and vegetables, preserves, confectionery, smoked products, cheese and much more.

Visit the Tea Room with Views of Malham Cove

Enjoy stunning views of Malhamdale and Malham Cove from the cosy Tearoom, popular with cyclists, walkers and locals, the menu is classic Yorkshire Dales fayre from a Farmhouse Platter or Hearty Casserole to their Yorkshire Chorizo Quesadilla. Fresh cakes, bakes and scones served with Yorkshire Tea and Rounton Coffee.

Charcuterie and Butchery Courses

Ever fancied having a go yourself?  The butchery, sausage making and basic charcuterie course offers something a little bit different. Visit Town End’s traditional Dales Farm, try your hand at butchery, sausages, curing and lots more with great informative fun and superb Dales hospitality. Held monthly, usually on a Friday towards the end of the month.  For groups, bespoke courses, events or experiences are offered and you can arrange any time or date to suit you.

With five generations of experience Town End’s family butchers can teach you a trick or two, from basic butchery and knife skills to curing your own bacon, making the perfect sausage or even try your hand at salami and chorizo. Courses are held on the farm near Malham in the Yorkshire Dales, includes farm and butchery tour and the chance to meet the pigs and other stock, refreshments and lunch are provided.

Typical pork butchery, sausage making and basic charcuterie itinerary:

Start 9.30am with a tour of the farm and meet the pigs

  • Bacon butties and coffee on arrival at Town End Farm Shop
  • Brief tour of the farmyard and meet the animals
  • Knife skills, safety and equipment
  • Pork primal cuts
  • Pork butchery cuts and joints
  • Lunch at Town End Farm Shop
  • Basic curing and charcuterie
  • Sausage making
  • You will leave with course notes and a goodie bag of your handy work at approximately 5pm

Town End Farm Shop’s regular courses include:

  • Pork Butchery, Sausage Making and Basic Charcuterie
  • Italian Salumi
  • French Charcuterie
  • Sausage demonstrations at your event
  • Lamb Butchery
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Charcuterie & Butchery Courses

Charcuterie, Salumi & Curing Courses

Italian Salumi
Friday 22nd May 2020
Friday 30th October 2020

French Charcuterie
Friday 25th September 2020

More information and to book

Sausage Making & Curing

Pork Butchery
Friday 28th February 2020 – FULLY BOOKED
Friday 27th March 2020
Friday 24th April 2020
Friday 27th November 2020

Italian Salumi
Friday 22nd May 2020
Friday 30th October 2020

French Charcuterie
Friday 25th September 2020

More information and to book

Events Attending
Coming soon
  • British Charcuterie Awards 2018:
    Wildman Charcuterie – Craven Longhorn Bresaola – Gold
  • Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2011 – Producer of the Year

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01729 830902

Town End Farm



North Yorkshire

BD23 4BE

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