13 Best Strawberry Picking Locations In London

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Looking for sweet, fresh and organic fruit that isn’t like plastic-wrapped supermarket fruit? Why not head to a fruit-picking farm and select the fruit you actually want with your own hands? With summer on the way, it’s the best time to enjoy some strawberry picking in London!

We’ve rounded up the best for you.

Where To Go Strawberry Picking in London

basket of strawberries

Parkside Farm, Middlesex

Fancy heading to a farm that has been growing strawberries since 1979? You know they mean business!

With well over 50 acres of farmland, they now grow over 20 different crops! From redcurrant, blackberries and raspberries to vegetables like courgettes, french beans, beetroot and sweetcorn!

Not forgetting everyone’s favourite ray of sunshine – sunflowers! You’ll find them from July to August.

Fruit picking may not be for everyone, with the constant bending over. But here, you can pick your strawberries tabletop! Meaning you can pick without having to bend over as they’re grown in troughs filled with peat.

Grab some ice cream afterwards and make it a summer activity like no other.

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Parkside Farm
Hadley Road
Enfield
Middlesex
EN2 8LA

Pricing

£4.00 for every adult and child

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Crockford Bridge Farm, Surrey

From late spring, you can pick all kinds of fruit and veg – from asparagus and rhubarb to strawberries to blackcurrants, broad beans and gooseberries! That’s only a small selection of the wide range of fruit picking during the summer season that you can the kids can really enjoy!

Then when autumn rolls around, you can get stuck into their pumpkin patch and pick the best ones around.

But we’re here to talk about strawberries – we know for a fact that you won’t be disappointed with your strawberry picking here. They have many different varieties of strawberry to pick, making your summer desserts, drinks and cocktails out of this world and simply sweet.

Then celebrate your fruit-picking success with a trip to the ice cream parlour which is under refurbishment until the summer! We expect it to be absolutely amazing when it’s reopened!

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

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 12:00 - 15:00
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Pricing

Adult £4.00
Child £2.00

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strawberries at garsons farm

Garsons Farm, Surrey

A family-run farm that has been around as a pick-your-own for almost 35 years!

With 155 acres to cover, you can bet you’ll find some seriously tasty fruit. Whether you opt for raspberries, rhubarb, apples or the delicious strawberries.

You’ll find the strawberries are also table-top, so no need to keep bending over! It makes for a light-hearted and fun day out with the kids! Who can pick the reddest strawbs of them all?

Make it a family-friendly competition – and don’t forget to wear sunscreen (no one wants to be as red as strawberries|)!

You’ll also find a garden centre, restaurant and farm shop onsite here – so you could literally spend all day at Garsons Farm!

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Winterdown Road,
Esher
Surrey
KT10 8LS

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Pricing

£4.00 for a Farm Pass

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strawberries hanging

Hawkswick Lodge Farm, Hertfordshire

A family-run business that prides itself on personal and friendly service – so you’ll always get the help if you need it! With pick-your-own for a variety of fruits like raspberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants, blackberries, gooseberries and of course fresh strawberries!

You’ll find their strawberry season from June to August – so it’s the perfect family day trip during the summer holidays! Grab your fresh berries and seasonal fruit and whip up a delicious and refreshing fruit salad!

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Hawkswick Lodge Farm
Harpenden Road
St. Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 6JG

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday and Sunday 09:00 - 16:00

Pricing

£3.00 for individuals over 5 years

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punnets of strawberries

Hewitts Farm, Orpington

Whatever kind of fruit you’re craving you can bet that the 78-acre family-run Orpington farm has it! With a whole host of fruit and fresh vegetables to pick, you’ll leave with the very best produce around!

From courgettes and apple picking to juicy plums, green beans and of course, punnets of strawberries. Did you know they’re quite famous for their strawberries? Makes it all the more worthwhile to take a visit to this acres of fruit farm for your delicious strawberries and cream dessert!

During the cold frost, as winter comes in, you can even have your pick of Christmas trees! From potted trees, wreaths, mistletoe and tree stands!

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Hewitts Farm,
Court Road
Orpington,
Kent

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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Stanhill Farm, Kent

A charming pick-your-own-fruit farm that spans 150 acres! It’s also only 17 miles from the heart of London – so it’s one of the closest farms to London.

Every year, Stanhill Farm harvests a variety of fruit and veggies, around 20-30 actually! You can find soft fruit like raspberries and strawberries or even sweetcorn, runner beans, marrow and beetroot! This is only a small selection of produce you can snap up.

You’ll find most pick-your-own fruit seasons are during the summer months like June – September. With the exception of pumpkins in October!

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Birchwood Road
Wilmington,
Dartford
Kent,
DA2 7HD

Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Saturday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Punnet of strawberries from £3.50

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strawberries hanging

Graveley Fruit Farm, Hertfordshire

Strawberries are the main crop at Graveley Fruit Farm, so if you come in during the strawberry season, you’re guaranteed to find plenty of fruit to pick.

To make your kids’ day special, the farm offers an adventure play area with a zip wire and a haystack, plus tractor rides on weekends. And you’ll get the chance to meet the farm pigs too!

The one experience you’ll hardly ever expect at a PYO strawberry farm is a hot air balloon flight but hey – at Graveley Fruit Farm that’s also an option! Who knew you could head out to do strawberry picking near you and end up floating in the sky…

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Graveley Ln,
Hitchin
SG4 7EH

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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Castle Farm, Kent

A pick-your-own fruit farm and lavender fields? You’ll find that here at Castle Farm – a place where you can enjoy a whole host of spring and summer activities. The PYO at The Hop Shop looks designed for filling up your Instagram as it’s based on the beautiful lavender farm, which you can tour during the summer months. During the autumn you can visit their pick-your-own orchard which has pears, corn on the cob and Kent Cob hazelnuts as well as apples.

The farm is also just a 50-minute drive from London! So, if you are planning a family staycation in Kent or London, make sure to drop into Castle Farm.

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Castle Farm
Redmans Lane,
Shoreham
Sevenoaks,
Kent
TN14 7UB

Opening Times

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

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Cammas Hall Farm, Essex

So, we know this isn’t technically London, but it’s as good as!

Not only is Cammas Hall the winner of the Farm Retail Awards but it’s definitely a must-visit family day out during the British summer! This popular farm is a great place to enjoy an afternoon of berry picking, from berries to pumpkin patches! Stock up on your delicious strawberries and seasonal fruits at the farm shop!

After your PYO activity, why not rest up and indulge in delicious snacks? Like scones with your favourite fruit jams, sourced from the farm itself! The Tea Barn also sells paninis, jacket potatoes, sandwiches and a selection of Grandma’s Homemade Cakes!

There is also a maize maze to explore and exciting seasonal events throughout the year! You should always pre-book before arriving at Cammas Hall.

It’s an all-rounder perfect summer day out.

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Hatfield Broad Oak
Bishops Stortford
Hertfordshire
CM22 7JT

Opening Times

PYO dates from Late May

Pricing

Free entry but PYO voucher needs to be purchased

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Home Cottage Farm, Buckinghamshire

As you pull up to the farm, you’ll be welcomed by a noisy group of chickens at this beautiful soft fruit farm.

From raspberries and blackberries to apples, plums and strawberries of course! With everything sold onsite, you know you’re getting the very best. They even sell honey from their very own bee colony!

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Home Cottage Farm,
Bangors Road South,
Iver Heath,
Buckinghamshire
SL0 0BB

Opening Times

Reopening soon - keep an eye out!

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Copas Farms, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

There are two Copas Farms, one in Berkshire and one in Buckinghamshire and both of them have PYO fruit!

From asparagus picking, and blackcurrant picking to cherries and tabletop strawberries! You’ll find a variety of strawberries to pick from, so you can pick the most juiciest and sweetest around. All ready for your summer dessert, cocktail or simply your favourite fruit snack!

As well as other fruit and vegetables including runner beans, sweetcorn, apples and raspberries – you can find all your favourites here.

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Calves Lane Farm,
Billet Ln,
Iver
SL0 0LU

Opening Times

Opening from 3rd May
Sunday to Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00
Thursday and Friday Closed
Saturday TBC

Pricing

£3.00 per person but is refunded off any produce you pick and buy

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kids in strawberry farm

Downingbury Farm Shop & Café, Kent

If you’re looking to purchase some organic and fresh produce you’ve come to the right place! With locally sourced goods like preserves, apple guide and even wine…

But, of course, we’re here for the berries – and you’ll find plenty here. From raspberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants, to plums, blackberries and strawberries!

With a cute coffee shop, you can enjoy fruit picking before sitting down for a cuppa and a slice of cake.

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Maidstone Road
Pembury
Kent
TN2 4AD

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00

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handful of strawberries

Flower Farm, Surrey

Know for being the god of all fruit-picking farms – you’ll find all your berries here!

And at the end of June to July you can come along to the farm and pick the sweetest strawberries you can find. Throughout the rest of the year, you can pick raspberries, cherries, Victoria plums and more!

Then pop along to the Flower Farm Bistro for a bite to eat with their Italian-style hand-stretched bread or stop by the farm shop for some locally sourced delicacies.

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Flower Farm,
Oxted Road,
Godstone,
RH9 8BP

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Pay for what you pick

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So, we hope you’ve found the best strawberry-picking farm in London or around! Whether you’re after strawberries, blackcurrants, apples or even plums, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for.

How about visiting some lavender farms? OR brighten up your summer with a trip to a sunflower farm!

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