Stardew Valley Best Maps: Farms To Start On And Which To Pick

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When starting out in Stardew Valley the variety of map options can be a little daunting. If you don't know much about the game you may not understand what the pros and cons are to each. So far there are seven in total, each with its own theme, they also vary in difficulty and playstyle. We've put together a list of the top three farm maps, in our opinion.

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Best Stardew Valley Farms


Four Corners

Four Corners is one of the newer maps to come to Stardew Valley, arriving in update 1.4. The name suits it well as it's set up to accommodate four players, each section is connected through pathways for easy access to other players sections.

If you aren't playing with friends, no worries. This map is actually great for solo players to plan out their farm layout, so if you're the type who is very particular about the placement of your buildings and crops then Four Corners might be the choice for you.

Standard Farm

The Standard Farm is the default map we have all come to know maybe a little too well, this farm is a great choice for new and beginner players. If you're more of a seasoned player or want to go for a bit more of a challenge this probably won't be the one for you.

There aren't really any cons to this map which is why we recommend it especially for those playing for the first time. It's also one of the best maps when you have a real idea of your farm layout as there's so much space.

Forest Farm


If you're a sucker for foraging then the Forest Farm will be your map, it's littered with hardwood tree stumps and regular foraging item spawns. You can also catch fish that are found in the Cindersap Forest pond, from your farm's pond.

If farming and crops are your main concern then this might not be the map for you simple as space is not the main feature. Be prepared to get annoyed by tree stumps until your axe is upgraded!

That's our top three farms, what it really comes down to is what works best for you. Try them out yourself and see what suits you and your playstyle.

If you're interested in playing Stardew Valley with friends then check out our guide on how to set up a multiplayer game, otherwise, you might be interested in modding your solo save.