11th July 2019
What to pick: Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants.
Located in Enfield, Parkside Farm is one of the few PYO farms that are easy to get to for Londoners. They are well known for the Table-Top Strawberries, which means the strawberries are grown in a system that roughly head-height, so no doing your back in!
Source: Parkside Farm
Source: Crockford Bridge Farm
What to pick: Rhubarb, strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, blackberries — and plenty of veg too.
Found just within the M25 in Weybridge, Crockford Bridge Farm is a great place to go with kids and has been featured in Made In Chelsea, The Apprentice and The One Show.
With a tea shop, ice-cream parlour and farm shop, this is definitely bound to be a great day out.
What to pick: Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, tayberries, loganberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, plums, Victoria plums, rhubarb, and plenty of vegetables too.
If you fancy a trip to the seaside, visit Roundstone Farm, not far from Worthing, where they claim to have the largest selection of PYO fruits in the south of England.
Source: Roundstone Farm
Source: Lathcoats Farm
What to pick: Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, cherries, plums, blackberries, boysenberries.
Visit the fields of Lathcoats Farm in Chelmsford, where they have a nice selection of berries.
Have some tea and cake in the Bee Shed Coffee House, which is located in a barn used for beekeeping. Don’t forget to say to the goats and donkeys on your way out!