Family Life Worcestershire
24th October 2020

Strawberry and Fruit Picking in Worcestershire

***COVID-19 AND SOCIAL DISTANCING UPDATES WHERE AVAILABLE ARE LISTED IN BOLD WITHIN THE DESCRIPTION – MORE UPDATES WILL BE ADDED WHEN AVAILABLE***

It’s that time of year again where the summer fruits are ripe and ready for picking. We are lucky to have plenty of places locally where you can pick your own.

Here are the best local fruit picking places I know about. If you know of any hidden gems, let me know in the comments or at admin@familylifeworcestershire.com

*We advise that you always check with the venue or attraction prior to travelling to confirm there is no change to the information below*


Bells Fruit Farm, Stourport on Severn

Location: Located on the Worcester Road (A4025) Hartlebury, near Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9SA.

PYO OPEN WITH ONE WAY SYSTEM AND SOCIAL DISTANCING USED.

Opening: 9am – 5pm 7 days a week all year.

Picking Your Own means you can pick exactly the size, ripeness and amount of fruit and vegetables that you want – it doesn’t get any fresher! The PYO Field map at the Farm shop shows you where the tastiest fruit and vegetables are on the day you visit.

For more see their website


Clive’s Fruit Farm

Address: Upper Hook Road, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire. WR8 0SA

PYO FIELDS ARE GENERALLY OPEN (WEATHER PERMITTING) WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN PLACE – CHECK WEBSITE FOR UPDATES BEFORE TRAVELLING

Opening: Monday to Saturday 09:00-17:00; Sunday and bank holidays 10:00-16:00 (last entry to PYO at 15:50)

The poly tunnels are located next to the farm between the farmyard and the old Upton-Malvern railway line. They can usually meet all your soft and top fruit needs.

Note: A £2 cash deposit is payable for every person over the age of 2 during busier times to enter the PYO fields, this is then redeemable against the produce you pick from the field.

For more see their website


Hayles Fruit Farm

Location: Hayles Fruit Farm, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5PB

PYO AVAILABLE WHERE STOCKS LAST

Opening: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-16:30

Visit during harvest (usually June-July) to pick strawberries and over soft fruit. It is best to call before visiting to check whether PYO is available that day.

For more see their website


Lower Clopton Farm Shop and Cafe

Location: Lower Clopton, Upper Quinton, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8LQ

PYO AVAILABLE WITH RESTICTIONS. ONLY 4 PERSONS PER HOUSEHOLD PERMITTED AND GROUPS MUST STAY TOGETHER. SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED. ONE WAY SYSTEM IN PLACE.

Pick your own strawberries, raspberries and cherries from June.

They charge a per person deposit to enter the pick your own field redeemable against the produce you pick.
No deposit required for under 3’s
A £1.00 deposit per child aged between 3 and 10 years old
A £2.00 deposit per person for everyone 11 years old and over
Please see in the Farm Shop for full terms and conditions.

For more see their website


Malt Kiln Farmshop

Location: Main Street (B4027), Stretton-under-Fosse Rugby, Warwickshire
CV23 0PE

Opening: Monday – Saturday 08:30-16:30; Sunday and bank holidays: 10:00-15:50.

There is a variety of other crops open for pick your own across the summer months these include gooseberries (mid June), raspberries (late June), tayberries (late June), blackcurrants (early July), redcurrants (early July) and blackberries (early August). They also grow a number of vegetable and flower crops for pyo: broad beans (late June), courgettes (mid July), runner beans (late July), marrows (late July), sunflowers (late July), squash (August),  sweet corn (mid August) and pumpkins (late September).

Admission to the strawberry field £2.50per person, children under 2 are free.

The entry prepayment will be deducted from any fruit you pick. No refund will be given if you pick less than the entry fee.

For more see their website


Primrose Vale

Location: Shurdington Road, Bentham, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GL51 4UA.

PYO FIELDS ARE OPEN – ADMISSION BY FREE TICKET ONLY RELEASED 5PM DAY PRIOR TO OPENING. GROUPS ARE RESTRICTED TO 6 PERSONS AND ALL MUST HOLD A TICKET.

The PYO fields open from late May until October. Offering some fifteen different crops for picking, the most popular being table top strawberries, which are grown on raised platforms so that the strawberries are easy to pick and there’s no slugs, bugs or mud!

For more see their website


Rowberrys Nursery

Location: Lower Chaddesley Corbett, Kidderminster DY10 4QN

NOW REOPEN WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN PLACE

Pick your own strawberries. Weather permitting. The ground can get boggy and uneven in wet weather.

June – September.

For more see their website


Stanleys Farm Shop

Location: Fishers Castle Farm, Harvington, Kidderminster DY10 4NF

PYO NOT YET OPEN

Of the 250 acres of Fishers Castle Farm, 25 acres are designated to PYO where a range of seasonal produce can be picked.

For more information plus information about seasonal produce see their website


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