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All are very welcome at Sunnyside Poultry, but everyone, particularly those with children, should be aware that this is a working smallholding and can be hazardous if sensible precautions are not followed. Children must be supervised at all times and not be allowed to behave in such a way that would cause stress to animals or damage to pens. Please ensure that you read and agree to abide by the safety notice (copy here) before you visit us.

Non-assistance Dogs and Smoking are not allowed at Sunnyside Poultry.


To discuss your requirements, get directions or check stock please contact us:

Ian & Lynsey Hornsby
Sunnyside Poultry & Sunnyside Pet Cremation Services
Sunnyside Barn
The Lane Rear of Stanhope Arms Hotel
Ashby Road East (A511)
Swadlincote South Derbyshire
Our nearest postcode is DE15 0PU, which will take you somewhere near to the Stanhope Arms Hotel. (some SatNavs prefer DE15 0PT) Please do not rely on your SatNav without noting directions.)

For details of Sunnyside Pet Cremation Services please visit

We are just off the A511 between Swadlincote and Burton on Trent, on the borders of South Derbyshire, East Staffordshire and North West Leicestershire.

Please follow the following directions to our smallholding: Access to our smallholding is via a lane directly alongside the Stanhope Arms Hotel on its right hand side. We are 200 yards down the lane, past the woodlands.

Lynsey - 07973 655963
Ian - 07798 584798 (please use this number if enquiring about quail)

Please do not telephone before 9:30am or after 5:30pm weekdays. We would appreciate calls during weekends to be made during our opening hours.

Winter Opening Times

Our main trading day is Saturday, but for those who need us in between we are available by appointment for a short time each weekday except Thursdays. We are closed on Bank Holidays and Thursdays.

Saturday - 9:00am till noon
- by appointment 9:30am till 11am
Sundays and Thursday - Closed
Bank Holidays - Closed

Payment Terms

Payment will be required on collection
Debit Card payments accepted for purchases over £20
Credit Cards are not accepted
Please note that due to our location connection to our card machine can be a little temperamental.
Cheques are not accepted

We are very proud of the fact that all of the public areas of our yard are easily accessible for wheelchair users.

Please avoid parking your car on the lane as access is needed to homes and businesses beyond our smallholding. We have a car park in our yard which customers are invited to use, but at their own risk. Please do be careful of children and animals when you drive through.

We do not have a public toilet on our premises. The Stanhope Arms Hotel however serve excellent coffee and have facilities!

A hand wash station is available for everyone to use.

Please read our conditions carefully before you purchase our birds.

For Guinea Fowl please visit