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Freshly frozen fruit

Freshly frozen fruit

The 2013 fruit season may be over but don’t despair – we’ve stocked the freezers throughout the summer so you can enjoy freshly frozen fruit at any time of year. Whizz frozen fruit together with yogurt to make smoothies, create a simple compote to add to ice cream, or use it in your favourite recipes – there […]

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Young cob of sweetcorn

Crop update: From field to freezer

And just like that, it seems the pick your own fruit season is all but finished for another year. Hopefully you’ve stocked up your freezers so you can continue to enjoy the fruit until the next picking season begins. If not, don’t worry – we have! Pop into the farm shop anytime from now until […]

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Basket of strawberries

Crop update: Catch the strawberries while you can

It seems like summer has deigned to join us, for the coming week at least. Fortunately the crops are still enjoying an extended show of strength – dust down your flip flops and catch the last of the strawberries before they finish for another year. Strawberries We are still picking strawberries – we’re now on […]

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Raspberry picking in the rain

Crop update: Open rain or shine!

Despite their very wet feet, the crops keep marching on. And so do we – the farm is open every day come rain or shine. Most of the crops have either grass or straw underfoot so the going is easy; you may benefit from wellies if picking gooseberries and broad beans. Some pickers have been […]

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Raspberries for picking

Crop update: Raspberries galore!

There doesn’t seem to be an end to this pluvial misery of a summer, so make the most of the occasional dry days respite and come and pick! There is a lot of lovely fruit on the field at the moment and the ground dries out quite easily. Strawberries We have an abundance of late variety […]

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Strawberries and cream

Wimbledon special: 10% off PYO strawberries for friends

NO LONGER VALID ‘Like’ this website and we’ll say thank you with 10% off pick your own strawberries on your next visit to the farm. Facebook users can hit the blue ‘Like’ icon on the top right of any page on this website, then either print the page off or show it to us on […]

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Broad bean picking

Crop update: easy picking on the early crops

Oh goodness, what weather we’re having. At least the summer fruit is here – we can offer you the taste of summer, if not the weather! Fortunately, the grass tracks around the farm keep the mud to a minimum. All the early crops are easy to pick at the moment. The Elsanta and Christine strawberries […]

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Elsanta variety of strawberries

June on the farm

Ah June, it’s the most exciting month on the farm. As the summer sun shines (we hope), we welcome our pick your own customers back onto the fields for the first of the summer fruit and vegetables. The early varieties of strawberries are usually the first crops to ripen up. We bring them forward in […]

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Now open for picking!

We’re pleased to tell you that we’re now open for picking. What better way to celebrate the Jubilee weekend than with some freshly picked strawberries and cream? The earliest varieties of strawberry, Christine and Elsanta, are ready to pick. It’s relatively easy picking with lots more berries ready to ripen as the season progresses. We […]

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