Discover Sissinghurst Castle

Discover Sissinghurst Castle

If you didn’t already know you can now find Goupie in several National Trust locations across the South East, and we’re about to give you an insight into one of our stockist which seeps a rich abundance in history, Sissinghurst Castle.  If you’ve previously visited the castle and its garden, you may leave being slightly…

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County Fayre – May’s Featured Retailer 2018

County Fayre - May's Featured Retailer 2018

A new month, bringing a new featured retailer. Next up, County Fayre! A long time customer of ours, based in Folkstone, and proud advocates of the Garden of England’s local produce. The store itself may not be huge, but it’s jam-packed full of local goodies and friendly faces. Those faces are the most important thing to note…

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Knight’s Budgens – Featured Retailer April 2018

Knight's Budgens - Featured Retailer April 2018

This month’s historic stockist is not only one we’re immensely proud of, but also one of the oldest supermarkets in the country…it’s no surprise that they can recognise a good product when they see one. Starting out as a local grocer in 1872 the supermarket gradually expanded and managed to sustain a reputation for servicing the local communities in,…

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Fancy a Strong Kentish Tipple? – Featured Retailer March 2018

Fancy a Strong Kentish Tipple? - Featured Retailer March 2018

We do love our retailers and Biddenden Vineyards is a gorgeous setting for our Goupie boxes to call home! We’ve had many a visit to the village of Biddenden that have been topped off by a taste of their Strong Kentish Cider, so we thought that we would tell you a little more about them! Biddenden…

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Priory Farm – Featured Retailer January 2018

Priory Farm - Featured Retailer January 2018

Priory farm is certainly up there as one of the most historic retailers stocking Goupie. This beautiful, historic, farm is set deep in the Surrey countryside and has been flourishing since 1957, with 2017 marking their 60th year in business. Together both John Shinner and his wife, Wendy, purchased Priory Farm in the summer of 1957…

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The Vegan Kind – Featured Retailer November 2017

The Vegan Kind - Featured Retailer November 2017

This month’s featured retailer is slightly different from the vast majority of our stockists, and so we’re extremely excited to tell you all about them! To start with the basics: this month’s retailer is not a physical store. The Vegan Kind operate primarily through their online web shop where, as the name suggests, one can find a vast variety…

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Quex Barn – Featured Retailer July 2017

Quex Barn - Featured Retailer July 2017

Quex Barn, situated at the entrance of the Quex Park Estate in Birchington on the Isle of Thanet, Kent, would be on any shortlist of the finest Goupie-stocking establishments. However, it deserves special praise because, in October 2016, an electrical fault sparked a major fire that reduced this stunning building to a charred shell.  However…

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Ockley Village Greens Farm Shop – Featured Retailer June 2017

Ockley Village Greens Farm Shop - Featured Retailer June 2017

James and Catherine Dampier have been running Village Greens Farm Shop in Ockley, Surrey since 2007.   From the outset, this determined couple set out to support local suppliers: buying meat from welfare farms, growing their own produce and employing local people. They were also determined to only select and sell food that really delivered on…

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Kino – Featured Retailer May 2017

Kino - Featured Retailer May 2017

Firmly established as valued and much used local amenities; Kino Hawkhurst and Kino Rye are community cinemas with a difference.  Equipped with state-of-the-art digital high definition projection and sound equipment to ensure the highest quality viewing experience, both cinemas are also architectural gems that truly enhance their respective communities. Kino Hawkhurst is open daily from…

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Leeds Castle – Featured Retailer April 2017

Leeds Castle - Featured Retailer April 2017

Few of Goupie’s retailers enjoy such a spectacular setting as Leeds Castle.  In fact the breathtaking views of the Castle, rising majestically from its moat, is one of the great sights in Kent. Set in 500 acres of stunning parkland and formal gardens, and with a packed programme of daily activities, falconry displays, special events…

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