Customer Gallery 2017-10-07T17:00:00+00:00
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Customer Gallery

Our customers mean everything to us, so we love to see and hear about your visit, what dishes you created from our Farm Shop produce or hanging baskets you designed with our potted plants!

Please email a photo to Anna at with your name and a few words about what the photo captures and we will add it to our Customer Gallery below. Alternatively, post a photo on our Instagram page or with the hashtag#‎canalsidefarm

Thank you and Happy Snapping!

Margaret presents our lovely customer Paula Broome with her winning Mother’s Day Bouquet after entering our free prize draw! (March 2017)

We were honoured when local gentleman Ray popped in and took a selfie with us! He is 101 years young this month, so “Happy Birthday” from all your friends at Canalside! (March 2017)


 Megan Richards collects her gift hamper after winning our Macmillan Coffee Morning Bake Off with a delicious Old Fashioned Ginger Cake! (October 2016)

Imogen, Lola and Ella enjoying their refreshing ice cream cornets during a day out at Canalside. (Taken by mum, Chloe!)

chucky the parrot at canalside farm shop
We always feel honoured when Chucky the parrot decides to pop in to see us! We hope he liked our vegetable and nut choices! (28th August 2016)
Beer ‘n Bangers Music night! A packed Cafe enjoying local produce and music from ‘Just Because’ on a lovely summers evening! (29th July 2016)
Stafford Players Amateur Dramatics Society perform at Canalside Farm
Members of the Stafford Players Amateur Dramatics Society ready to perform at our 1st Murder Mystery Supper! (24th June 2016)
PYO opens! Our first family out in the Pick Your Own Strawberries – always popular with families over weekends and holiday time! (31st May 2016)
Look who came for Tea on her 90th Birthday?!? Wishing you a very happy birthday your majesty! (21st April 2016)
UK Coffee Week Winner
A Canalside regular, Catrin Cooke was the lucky winner of grade 1, Sumatran Coffee during UK Coffee Week. Well done Catrin! (April 2016)
Easter Nest Classes
We think we’ve found a future ‘Great British Bake Off’ winner!  What a delicious looking chocolate nest! (made in our Easter workshop 2016) 
Easter draw winner 2016
James (aged 4 ½) from Stafford gets a helping hand from his mum to carry home the 3kg Chocolate Rabbit his grandmother won in our Easter draw!
Christmas Biscuit Decoration Workshop

Our younger customers get very creative at our Christmas Biscuit Decorating Workshop! 

Heron waits patiently on our Canalside

A striking and hungry Grey Heron waits patiently for their supper opposite our canalside Cafe!

Canalside Mothers Day 2016 Spring Planter Winner

Mrs Beryl Sutcliffe from Weston was the lucky winner of our 2016 Mother’s Day draw – Congratulations!

National Butchery Week draw winner 2016

Head Butcher Ashley presents Rosie Lee of Great Haywood with her winning National Butchers Week gift voucher (March 2016)

hanging basket workshop 2015

Our Hanging Basket Workshop May 2015

BBQ Hamper winners

Jackie & Richard Rhodes from Derbyshire receive their winning BBQ Hamper from Head Butcher Ashley and Nick the Fish!

hanging basket workshop 2015

Hilly Burns of Great Haywood is the lucky winner of our £50 meal voucher in our Birthday draw! (July 2015)

Author Carol Matthews and Wendy at Canalside Farm

Carol Matthews author of ‘The Cake Shop in the Garden’ drops in to enjoy a piece of home baked cake with Wendy!

customer gallery Carrington Family

“The Carrington Clan having lovely tea and cakes…watching the boats go by in the sunshine!”

Local Duck Family visit for canal side breakfast!

Our local duck family visit every morning for their breakfast! Chris readily obliges!

customer gallery The Nixons

The Nixons “enjoying a fairly healthy brunch” before cycling home!

Pick your own strawberries

Chris and June Foster from Cheadle pick huge baskets of strawberries to make their home made jam! (June 2015)

customer gallery canal boats

Local barges and holiday makers moor alongside the Farm to eat and pick up their daily supplies!

customer gallery Tracey Nixon

“After a walk along the canal here’s me trying to clear my head of migraine, with tea and toast!  The fresh air did me a world of good!” (Tracey Nixon)

customer gallery canal boats

“Every year I buy your lovely pot plants to create my hanging baskets and every year they win a prize in the parish of Hixon garden awards!’ Thank you so much! (Chris Ralston)

Ashley presents Butchery draw winner Joyce (Brailsford) with her winning £50 gift voucher (March 2015)

customer gallery Shaun and Bryan

Irish stable mates Shaun and Bryan (with their lady riders) trot to our Café every week for morning coffee!

customer gallery alfie

Alfie takes a well deserved tea break during a long Canalside walk with his family!

customer gallery cyclists

Local cyclists stop off at our Café to refuel during their day out on Cannock Chase! 

customer galley Carol and Shep

Carol and rescue collie Shep are regular visitors to our Farm Shop and Café