We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shawsgate Vineyard

Badingham Road, Framlingham IP13 9HZ, England
+44 1728 724060
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Must go back and see what they are really there for – wines.

Beautiful sunny day – I’d been out cycling and wanted to meet up with my wife somewhere peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SussexBloke
,
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
A Delight

An oasis in Suffolk. First you can walk the vineyards, bring your dog too if you wish and picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andrew h
Read all 104 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wine tasting” (24 reviews)
“english wines” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Badingham Road, Framlingham IP13 9HZ, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1728 724060
Write a ReviewReviews (104)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"wine tasting"
in 24 reviews
"english wines"
in 10 reviews
"informative talk"
in 5 reviews
"gave us a map"
in 4 reviews
"christmas present"
in 5 reviews
"no pressure to buy"
in 3 reviews
"self guided"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 7 reviews
"friendly lady"
in 2 reviews
"informative tour"
in 5 reviews
"his enthusiasm"
in 2 reviews
"lovely cup of tea"
in 2 reviews
"an absolute delight"
in 2 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 4 reviews
"on arrival"
in 5 reviews
"buffet lunch"
in 2 reviews
"offered tasters"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful sunny day – I’d been out cycling and wanted to meet up with my wife somewhere peaceful and restorative. Shawsgate proved ideal. We did not take a look at the vines because what we wanted was a lovely cup of tea (or two) and...More

Thank SussexBloke
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An oasis in Suffolk. First you can walk the vineyards, bring your dog too if you wish and picnic too, and you can stay in their B&B. The owners and staff are warm and welcoming and offer tea and coffee in addition to tasting one...More

2  Thank andrew h
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a tour on an afternoon. The tour was given by the owner who was clearly knowledgeable but unfortunately his presenting style was quite dull and failed to hold my attention. The walk through the vines was nice. The tour finished with a...More

Thank Tassy84
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to expect but a very friendly lady greeted us and invited us to wander around the vineyards by ourselves. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a map and umbrellas in case it rained. Back at the small shop we were...More

Thank 8mrsh8
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We received a voucher for a visit to this vineyard from our son and daughter in law last Christmas. Booking was very easy & efficient. On arrival it was teeming down. We were shown to a marquee for tea, coffee & biscuits by an extremely...More

1  Thank MagsB57
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have just completed a tour of the vineyard and winery with lunch. My wife is in a wheelchair and the staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful, the vineyard is in a great setting with great wines to taste. Can't recommend...More

1  Thank Beyton7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We had a very informative talk of the history and production of the wine before a tour of the vineyards by Les, the owner, who was most knowledgable and passionate about his vineyards. As it was April, not really much to see and a little...More

1  Thank Tiger8MiddleEngland
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Before I start , I was just killing time in the area 03/11/17 and what helped was it was a very sunny and warm day even tho it was November. On arrival I was offered the chance to walk around unescorted, that a nice change...More

Thank fred p
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This was the last winery tour of the season and was an informative and enjoyable visit. The host was most knowledgeable on all aspects of the process from the planting of vines to the drinking of the product, the tour lasted for about 2 1/2...More

Thank Waltham60
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We hadn't been to Shawsgate Vineyard for about 20 years so it was nice to go back. We were not booked onto a tour and had just turned up ad hoc. A very helpful young lady in the shop asked us if we would like...More

Thank Sharon B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Framlingham Hotels
The Crown Hotel
308 reviews
1.98 km away
Satis House Hotel
769 reviews
10.69 km away
Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa
1,365 reviews
13.20 km away
The White Horse Hotel
44 reviews
14.64 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Common Room Cafe/Restaurant
188 reviews
1.98 km away
The White Horse
405 reviews
2.80 km away
The Chequers
26 reviews
5.89 km away
The Sweffling White Horse
12 reviews
5.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Framlingham Castle
794 reviews
1.82 km away
Mint Fitness Earl Soham
26 reviews
5.67 km away
Glemham Hall
13 reviews
7.53 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nick C
June 7, 2018|
Answer
Response from MagsB57 | Reviewed this property |
There is an on site café. Our tour was part of a package which included lunch along with wine tasting.
0
Votes
Jenna S
March 25, 2017|
Answer
Response from nunny2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think the tour needs to be booked in advance.
0
Votes
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor