Great Farmers Markets in Teesside, County Durham and Yorkshire

We're taking a look at some great farmers markets from across Teesside, Yorkshire and County Durham, boasting fresh produce, baked goods and much more!

1. Wynyard Hall Farmers Market

Located at the Walled Gardens, within the grounds of Wynyard Hall, Wynyard Farmers Market is held on the third Sunday of every month. It runs from 9am to 2pm and is run by Northern Dales Farmers Markets. This market has an excellent selection of stalls. Featuring independently run businesses selling freshly baked bread and cakes, dog treats, cheese, jams, meat, wines, crafts and much more!

Stall holders will vary from month to month, but there is always something for everyone to enjoy. The location of the market next to the Wynyard Walled Garden, also allows visitors to enjoy the fresh produce on sale inside the farm shop. It also offers the opportunity for a walk around the beautiful grounds of the hall itself.

2. Sedgefield Farmers Market

Found on the village green next to St. Edmund Church, Sedgefield Farmers Market is held on the first Sunday of every month from 8:30am to 12:30pm. The market invites up to 20 stall holders each month to showcase their delicious food and beverages. These stalls sell a range of produce from homemade pies, bread, cakes and pastries to freshly grown fruit and vegetables.

Some regular stall holders include Simply Yummy, Spicy Monkey, I Love Pies, Patterson’s Fish. There is also Ibbotson’s Plants, Parlour Made Cheese and Broom House Farm. Each month, there is a charity or community stall for fundraising. During the spring/summer months, the market invites musicians or musical groups. Sedgefield Market is run entirely by volunteers.

3. Stokesley Farmers Market

Run by Northern Dales Farmers Markets, Stokesley Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday of every month from 8:30am to 2:30pm. Since its opening in 2003, the market has grown vastly, winning many awards and is now home to over 30 stalls each month. The market is committed to selling local produce. It only offers products which have been grown or produced within 50 miles of the market.

Stokesley Market stalls sell a range of produce including freshly baked bread and cakes. There is also preserves, pies and pasties, soap and skincare, fruits and vegetables, sweets and fudge and meat amongst much more. Stokesley hold extra markets around Christmas and Easter.

4. Saltburn Farmers Market

Held on the second Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm, Saltburn Farmers Market is a local favourite. Since it started in 2008, the market has been shortlisted for National Farmers’ Market of the Year and has continued to expand. Now, the markets bring together around 35 stalls showcasing the North East and North Yorkshire’s best independent food producers and artists with a mixture of regular and occasional traders.

There is a brilliant family atmosphere at the market which offers the chance to buy local foods that aren’t readily available elsewhere.  The stalls sell a range of locally produced meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan breads, handmade cheeses. There is also English wines, micro-brewery beers, chocolate, cakes and biscuits, local artwork and crafts to name a few. Saltburn Farmers Market is located in the heart of Saltburn town centre. It is close to the railway station and through the arches outside Sainsbury’s supermarket.

Whilst you’re here take a look at our walk along Saltburn beach if you fancy a stroll after the market.

5. Durham Farmers Market

Located in the city centre of Durham, Durham Farmers Market is held on Saturdays and Wednesdays at different times depending upon the season. The market aims to bring people together to celebrate unique food and culture. It aims to champion local famers and artisans whilst boosting the local economy. Visitors to the market can pick up locally grown vegetables, locally brewed beers, meat from nearby farms, pieces of artwork, homeware, crafts and more. The market is committed to selling local products so all of the produce comes from no more than 70 miles away.

Popular regular vendors at the market include Bluebird Meadows, Boxcarr Handmade Cheese, Loaf. There is also Spicy Hermit, Melina’s Fresh Pasta, Chocolatay Confections, Rabbit Patch and Terra Clotha. There are over 65 stalls to explore each week including some selling hot food and drinks. Durham Farmers Market provides a fantastic opportunity to browse a wide selection of excellent quality produce and support local farmers and businesses.

6.  Barnard Castle Farmers Market

An extremely popular market, Barnard Castle showcases a wide range of artisan food, drinks and crafts from the local area. It is held on the first Saturday of the month from 9am to 2pm on the cobbles of the Horsemarket.

All of the produce at the market is locally grown or handmade and stallholders vary from month to month. Products available at the market include free range eggs and poultry, handmade cheeses, jellies and jams. There is also fudge, dog treats, pickles and sauces to name a few. Some regular vendors at the market are Barkelicious, Teesdale Cheesemakers, Westmorland Soaperie, Mainsgill Farm Shop, Cassie’s Kitchen, Breaking Bread Durham and Indian Spice Northallerton.

Barnard Castle Market is perfectly located within the town centre so that once visitors have perused the wide range of excellent produce at the market, they can explore the historic town of Barnard Castle.

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