London Heritage Farm, Richmond

The Tearoom is one of the most popular services offered at London Heritage Farms in Richmond, British Columbia offering dozens of varieties of tea as well as a few snacks to patrons who overlook the nearby gardens and farm acreage. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE: www.venturevancouver.com

One of the London Heritage Farm's most popular services is the tearoom in the converted farmhouse which serves tea and snacks.

STATS
HOURS

Type:

Farm

Season:

All Seasons

Weather:

All Weather

Time:

1 hour

Cost:

Free

What to bring:

Camera, Sense of Curiosity

Built by the London brothers, immigrants from Ontario, Canada, the farm was owned by the London family for decades until it was sold to a series of farming families. Bought by the city of Richmond in 1978 and opened as a museum and park, the farm now showcases a varieties of artifacts as well as a teahouse, gift shop, gardens, pond and even a chicken coop. The farm is an ideal place to spend a few lazy hours enjoying the natural setting of this heritage farmstead.

Built in the 1880s, the London Heritage Farm is one of the oldest remaining farms in Richmond, British Columbia. Sprawling over four hectares of land, there are a few historical buildings and farm equipment to see as well as the nearby community garden, pond, chicken coop and picturesque native garden behind the house. The farm remains in a park-like setting popular with tourists from nearby Steveston or those biking along the Dyke which runs along the Fraser River.

Restored to its original condition, the inside of the farmhouse is a popular locale for visitors to the farm. People are free to roam the surrounding gardens and buildings as well at the wood panelled white farmhouse itself which showcases several rooms with period furniture and artifacts such as suitcases, toys, books, embroideries and sewing and other clothes making tools as as well as quilts and other interesting pieces. The house also contains a gift shop setting local artwork and preservatives made from the fruits and vegetables from the nearby gardens. One of the site's most popular venues is the Teahouse, a popular room on the ground level which serves tea and other snacks.

Operated by the city of Richmond and the London Heritage Farm Society, the farm offers special events and is also used for weddings, parties and other celebrations. This interesting and small acreage is a fun place to spend an hour discovering Richmond's interesting agricultural history.

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Visitors to London Heritage Farm in Richmond, British Columbia can come into the old farmhouse to view what it might have looked like over one hundred years ago as it is furnished with old tables, chairs and draperies as well as displaying other pieces such as dolls, books and clothing.
The chickens who live at London Heritage Farm are a favourite sight for visitors to this Richmond, British Columbia locale. Whether looking for seeds or grabbing grubs in the dirt, these fun farm birds are well loved by all who visit the Farm.
London Heritage Farm in Richmond, British Columbia offers visitors a chance to explore its four acre site which has a variety of interesting artifacts including old farm buildings which used to house equipment and livestock as well as the equipment used to maximize yield.
The large native garden seen at London Heritage Farm in Richmond, British Columbia is a means to show visitors how farms were designed to maximize the goods produced for the hard winter months as well as the importance of foods which could be made into preservatives for use whenever needed.
Built in the 1880s, this restored farmhouse was one of the first built on the banks of the fertile Fraser River in Richmond, British Columbia. The London Heritage Farm has animals, gardens, a pond and old equipment on display as well as a Teahouse in the farmhouse.


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6511 Dyke Road
V7E 3R3


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