Jeremy Clarkson fans disappointed with plans to close Diddly Squat farm shop

Jeremy Clarkson’s fans have expressed their disappointment at his plans to close the Diddly Squat farm shop in the coming months, disrupting many plans to visit

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Jeremy Clarkson gives insight into ‘busy night’ on the farm

Fans of Jeremy Clarkson and his Oxfordshire farm shop have seen their plans in tatters after his decision to close.

The 61-year-old TV presenter has had a hit with Amazon Prime Video show Clarkson’s Farm which led to fans flocking to his Diddly Squat farm shop, as the enjoy his efforts to adapt to life as a farmer.

With the show being filmed on his farm, the former Top Gear host’s place has become the place to go for his fans, much to the consternation of locals living near his property, with long queues of traffic being reported, especially during the summer.

Jeremy’s neighbours will be pleased to know that there is a break in sight as he has shared plans to close up the farm shop for a period of time, much to the disappointment of his followers who had planned a new year’s trip there.

Jeremy Clarkson’s farming efforts have proved popular

In an Instagram post over the weekend, Jeremy confirmed plans to close the shop for the coming months, with New Year’s Eve being the last day for a while that fans can get their fill of his farm food.

The official account of Jeremy’s farm shop posted: “Diddly Squat Farm Shop open 9.30-4pm until 31st December.

“Closed January & February.”

The reason for the closure has not been shared but fans believe that Jeremy could be filming a new series of his popular farming show.

Jeremy Clarkson raises a glass to the continued success of his farm shop



Others though expressed their disappointment at the closure as their plans were left in tatters.

One commented on the post: “So bummed. We had planned to visit on January 4.”

While another added: “That definitely puts vacation plans on hold for a bit I will just have to wait until there’s a update so I can make plans.” (sic)

A third was more critical about the closure, writing: “You need to grow more winter veg then wouldn’t close!”

Before the announcement, Jeremy had written about his trials and tribulations about Christmas shopping for gifts for girlfriend Lisa Hogan.

Diddly Squat Farm Shop is closing for a while


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In his column for the Sunday Times, Jeremy detailed how he was shopping online but when it came to looking for something a little racy for his girlfriend, he was blocked by his WiFi from looking at certain sites which had the words “contains flesh”.

Writing about his shopping attempts, Jeremy told his fans: “I decided, therefore, to begin with women’s fashion, so I visited a site called Net-a-Porter, which, it turns out, sells every single garment ever invented.

“I’m not sure but I reckon there were at least 40,000 jumpers.

“And I couldn’t look at half of them because, for reasons that aren’t clear, my wi-fi has self-installed some kind of filter that blocks any site that contains flesh.

“For the same reason, I was unable to buy Lisa any stocking-fillers from Lovehoney.”

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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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