Queen Victoria was on the throne in the days when Arthur Charles Wilkin created his first ‘Tiptree’ preserves.
They were actually made in the long, low farm building which now houses the ‘Tiptree’ museum and Trewlands Farm remains a very special place in the history of Wilkin and Sons. Today, ‘Tiptree’ products are available in over sixty countries around the world and Peter Wilkin, great-grandson of the founder, is chairman of the family business. Its employees are also the largest single shareholder and the family principles of Quality, Integrity and Independence are as valid today as ever. You’ll have your own reasons for wanting to pay us a visit, but it was Kenneth Grahame who famously said “Come along inside, we’ll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place”. We invite you to join us at any of the ten ‘Tiptree’ tea rooms, located in the beautiful Essex countryside.