A FLINTSHIRE farm shop has been named one of the best in the UK for offering something extra.

While farm shops have become one of the nation's favourite places to visit, some try and go the extra mile in attempting to stand out.

National newspaper The Telegraph has selected 15 of the best stores that offer something different for customers, with Hawarden Estate included.

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While experts praised its array of fun activities for younger members of the family, adding "young gardeners can get planting at the Little Growers Club in the market garden", it also stood out for its classes on offer and the chance to stay at the site overnight.

They continued: "Weekly Forage & Make sessions are also available and a signposted walking trail leads through woods, meadows and vegetable patches.

"The Walled Garden School is a pretty place for lessons in open-fire cooking, photography, gardening and yoga, while the farm shop’s café serves brunch, lunch and afternoon tea.

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"Take a punnet to the fruit fields or stay overnight at the campsite, which has pitches or pre-erected bell tents."

The popular Hawarden Estate held its Summer Camp event last month, a series of small festivals running for four long weekends, set in the private grounds.

Created by The Good Life Society, Summer Camp was the perfect location fora celebration of nature and the great outdoors.