When is the best time to go strawberry picking in Kent? The UK strawberry season is generally available for picking between May and August. This depends on the weather and the type of strawberry grown.
PYO strawberries in Kent is a great way of enjoying a day out whilst keeping the costs down and bringing home produce for eating or baking with. Once strawberry season ends, blackberries season begins.
As weather and volume of customer in the PYO fields can determine crop availability, it’s a good idea to check Facebook pages for up to date information before you visit.
Winchet Hill, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 1JX
Why not visit this award winning family run PYO farm in Kent. The strawberry variety Malling Centenary are grown at Lower Ladysden in Kent. They are ready to harvest from June until late August. Tickets are available to purchase from the website for strawberry picking.
Birchwood Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7HD
The strawberry season at Stanhill Farm begins in June. The fields are open six days a week, closed on Mondays to give the fields a rest. There is also a farm shop on site for your locally, home grown produce. You’ll also find a good selection of hand dispensed dried goods.
Broomfield Fruit Farm, Ifield Road, Meopham DA13 0QH
There is a good variety of produce grown on this family farm in Kent including strawberries. You’ll also find a tea room on the farm offering refreshments and afternoon tea. Dogs are welcome on leads around the farm as well.
20 Deal Rd, Sandwich, Deal CT14 0BJ
The table top strawberries will be reading for picking in late May at Felderland PYO. This is one of the largest PYO farms in Kent. Punnets are available for purchasing rather than buying per weight, which can be selected when you arrive.
Car parking is free and dogs are also welcome on leads around the farm. There’s also a farm themed play area and a coffee shop, ensuring a great day out for the whole family.
Chilton Manor Farm PYO
Highsted Road, Sittingbourne, Kent
Fruit and vegetables are available to purchase ready picked in the farm shop, or you can enjoy picking your own in the fields.
Strawberries are available between late May and the end of July. You can visit between Tuesday and Sundays when the PYO fields are open.
Hewitts Farm PYO
There’s a large selection of PYO fruits and vegetables available through the year including strawberries in July. A large car park is available for customers free of charge, and no booking is required.
Downingbury Farm PYO
Maidstone Rd, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4AD
Customers are encouraged to take your own punnets or containers to reduce plastic waste when visiting the PYO fields. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen at this fruit farm in Kent, usually around June depending on the weather.
Sevenoaks TN15 0ER
Strawberries have been grown at Stonepitts Farm for over 60 years. Strawberry season usually starts around mid June and lasts until August. There are six varieties of strawberries grown at one of the oldest PYO farms in Kent.
N.B strawberries are not grown at Lower Hadres Farm Shop PYO in Kent