7 Best Strawberry Picking Locations In Manchester

bunch of strawberries

Fancy fruit picking this summer? With the warmer weather in full force, summer is the best time to visit a fruit farm for that sweet, juicy and soft fruits. If you’re up north, here are the best strawberry picking locations in Manchester!

Whether you’re craving strawberries and cream, looking to make a strawberry dessert or even smoothies!

Where To Go Strawberry Picking in Manchester

We’re listing the best places in or around Manchester!

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Kenyon Hall Farm

Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s the best time to visit a fruit-picking farm. Where the fruit is juicy, ripe and ready to be taken home.

Kenyon Hall Farm’s season tends to start in early June and it’s where you’ll find juicy strawberries in their strawberry fields. But that’s not all you’ll find! From raspberries and onions to broad beans, corn on the cob and 14 other varieties of fruit and veg!

You’ll have to book your strawberry picking slot and you can pick your entry time! Usually, people tend to spend around 60 minutes fruit picking before heading to the farm shop, plant centre or even the play area!

There is a toilet on site, as well as a baby-changing facility and hand-washing stations.

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Kenyon Hall Farm
Winwick Lane
Croft
Warrington
WA3 7ED

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

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Poynton Fruit Farm, Cheshire

Head over to a family-run fruit farm in Cheshire! You’ll always have a fabulous family day out here, from fruit picking and enjoying homemade ice cream to spending quality time together under the warm sun.

Not only can you pick strawberries, but also raspberry, black currants, red currants, gooseberries and rhubarb! You can make a whole selection of dessert dishes, competes or even jams at home. Oh so sweet.

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New Haw Road,
Addlestone,
Nr. Weybridge,
Surrey
KT15 2BU

Pricing

Punnets from £5.00

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strawberry plant

Claremont Farm, Wirral

With the arrival of summer, acres of fields will have tasty fruit emerging from their flowers. And do you know what’s a fan favourite activity with the family? Fruit and veg picking, of course!

For the last 40 years, Claremont Farm has been bringing people from all over the UK to their pick-your-own fruit farm. Where not only can you leave with fresh fruit, especially a fresh strawberry punnet, but you can also enjoy seasonal dishes and local produce at their farm shop, butchery and cafe!

Enjoy free-range eggs, delicious sweet treats like a lotus biscoff cake and amazing pizzas!

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Claremont Farm
Old Clatterbridge Road
Bebington, Wirral
CH63 4JB

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Previously there has been a £4.50 entry fee which includes a 1kg punnet

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Woore Fruit Farm, Crewe

If you’re willing to travel further afield up north, you can head to Woore Fruit Farm for your fruit picking. Their fruit picking season generally opens from late May to the end of October where you’ll find all sorts of fruits and veg to pick. From strawberries and raspberries to the all-important pumpkins for Halloween!

It’s a brilliant experience for kids who will keep wanting to come back for more – because who doesn’t like picking the best and juiciest strawberries? Don’t forget to pick your apples too – they’ll make a lovely apple crumble or even apple pie!

So, if you’re thinking of the best kind of summer activity – may we suggest strawberry picking?

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Newcastle Rd,
Woore,
Crewe
CW3 9RE

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

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Strawberry Picking Farms Up North

If you’re happy to travel a little further, we have a couple of great strawberry-picking locations in north England that you can visit.

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Scaddows Farm, Derby

Enjoy a bank holiday weekend or even just a day out at this family-owned farm. Did you know it’s been running for the last 30 years?! They definitely know their stuff!

No matter the weather, rain or shine, they open up every season for eager fruit pickers. Producing sweet and juicy soft fruit, including strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and gooseberries!

They’ll be opening up for the 2023 season in late June – so book out some time to come visit. You can also treat yourself to some fresh ice cream at the farm shop.

Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed on fruit farms – so please keep them at home.

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Scaddows Farm,
Scaddows Ln,
Ticknall,
Derby
DE73 7JP

Opening Times

Opening June 2023

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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Willows Farm, Lincolnshire

If you’re eager for a big road trip, we suggest this superb strawberry-picking farm up north Willows Farm! With yummy strawberries growing in acres of strawberry fields, you know it’s the place to be.

This Lincolnshire PYO treasure is great for those of you who’d like to stay on the farm overnight. If you wish you could stay longer here, there’s camping on-site! Talk about making it a weekend-long activity.

They grow all sorts of varieties of strawberries, as well as raspberries, red, black AND white currants, tayberries, blackberries, gooseberries and so much more! Wowee…

Stop off at the farm shop for more local and tasty produce and then enjoy a few treats too.

The best part…is that the fruit picking is table-top! So, no need for bending and is wheelchair friendly!

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Chapel St Leonards
Skegness
Lincolnshire

Opening Times

Early June to early September

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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The Balloon Tree, York

Grab the kids and make a road trip to The Balloon Tree in York for a strawberry-picking, fun-filled day out! Challenge your budding farmers to bring you the biggest, ripest, most aromatic strawberries they can find and watch them turn into mini strawberry experts in no time!

After a hard day’s work, why not put your feet up and unwind at the on-site cafe with delicious homemade food? If you’re looking for more local produce, head to their fantastic farm shop for the very best or seasonal goods. Since there’s a play area here, your little ones will be busy, so you won’t have to rush your afternoon tea!

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The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe
Stamford Bridge Road
Gate Helmsley
York
YO41 1NB

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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So, this summer spend your weekend at one of these best strawberry picking locations in Manchester, or up north, to pick the best of the bunch. A fun activity for kids and a brilliant way to spend a summer day 0 don’t forget to bring sunscreen!

If you’re not really into strawberries, don’t fret there are other types of pick-your-own fruit on offer – later in the year, you might be interested in pumpkin picking near you too… Oh! We also can’t forget the glorious sunflowers! They’ll be ready to pick in late summer, around August!

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