Country House Accommodation & Private Dining for "Any Excuse" to take a break.

Breakfast Menu – Seasonal, local and ethical British food.

The following are nearly always available………

  • Natural Herefordshire apple juice from our un-sprayed Lower Buckton trees
  • Locally made, natural yoghurt. Sometimes organic.
  • Lower Buckton muesli mix & special granola.
  • Organic porridge served with various fruit syrups, cream, or Welsh whisky
  • Fresh, seasonal fruit or poached fruits in season
  • Free-range eggs cooked “anyhow”
  • UK grown, flat-cap field mushrooms baked with butter and fresh herbs
  • Buckton or local tomatoes baked in Shropshire rape oil with fresh green herbs. Never out of season imports.
  • Griffiths’ Leintwardine home-cured Aga-grilled bacon
  • Griffiths’ Leintwardine prize-winning Aga-griddled thick pork sausages
  • Welsh mustards, LFC tomato ketchup & spicy brown sauce.
  • Mr Swift’s organic sunflower & grain and granary brown breads to toast
  • English butter
  • Honey from Leintwardine bees or thereabouts
  • Lower Buckton’s famous Seville orange marmalade which over the years has won Gold at the World Marmalade Awards.
  • Lower Buckton homemade fruit preserves
  • Marmite of course! Love it or hate!
  • Taylor’s of Harrogate loose-leaf Yorkshire tea. Not local but the best!
  • Speciality organic fruit infusions & Lower Buckton’s freshwater-mint tisane
  • Lavazza ground coffee brewed to proper strength! Not local either but it supports Slow Food International

*Everything is cooked to order. We do not expect you to pre-order the night before.

Here are just a few extra ideas for house parties and special requests. Just give us some notice of what you’d like or tell us your favourites …..

  • Bubble and squeak
  • Kedgeree based on Carolyn’s recipe featured on UKTV and published in The Peoples Cook Book
  • Eggs Benedict
  • Potato fries with fennel
  • Smoked salmon with scrambled eggs
  • Eggs Arnold Bennet
  • Fresh herb omelette
  • Cheese & herb buns
  • Homemade English muffins
  • Fruit buns

What you’ll NOT find in your traditional English farmhouse breakfast at Lower Buckton

  • Cornflakes or any other imported, sugar-coated cereal
  • Baked beans
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Gloopy orange juice or any other pulverised juice from sub-standard fruit
  • Out of season, imported tomatoes
  • Margarine, spreads or anything pretending to be butter
  • Teabags of any description
  • Instant coffee
  • Anything which isn’t full-cream milk
  • Blueberries, strawberries & raspberries in the middle of winter
  • Maple syrup
  • American-style muffins and pancakes. What’s wrong with an English muffin and pancake?
  • Frozen, bought-in pastries & croissants
  • “Things in packets”
  • Imported fruit
  • Black pudding – because we don’t like it!

Take a look at our Breakfast gallery