Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Northern England?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Northern England, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  . The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. Beware of copycat websites (such as the one that starts with "pickit" and the one that ends with ".farms"; they do not update their information, they just steal it from us once in a great while (they are plagiarists operating in Russia and China), so theirs are usually out-of-date -and often copied incorrectly! I put dates to indicate when we last received an update from each farm, and I make updates daily (each farm as their info changes). See the customer and farmer menus at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

And if you know of any I missed and want to add them or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in September 2017, and other timely information:

Notes for September 2017: Autumn, winter and early Spring crops start soon. For Pumpkin patches, click here. And Maize mazes are here.

Easter will be April 1, 2018 - Farms, churches and schools have egg hunts! See our page to find a local Easter Egg hunt!

We also have home preserving, bottling, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Northern England U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Cumbria

  • Park House Farm - Strawberries, Raspberries, Gooseberries, Red Currants, Black currants.
    Park House Farm, Heversham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7EB. Phone:  01 539 563340. Email: capstick@kencomp.net. Open:  10:00am to 8:00pm, 7 days a week. Directions: We are on the right hand side of the A6, 6½ miles South of Kendal, just before Milnthorpe. Click here for our Facebook page . (UPDATED: July 12, 2015, JBS)
  • Rowley's Raspberries - raspberries
    Blencowe Hall, Blencowe, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DF. Phone:  01 768 898382. Email: info@therowleyestates.com. Directions: In the centre of the Eden valley.  Look for our signs! (1)   From Penrith take the A686 to Langwathby, turn Left and follow the signs to Little Salkeld, then follow the signs towards Glassonby. (2) From Lazonby, cross the River Eden near Kirkoswald.  Take the first right to Glassonby, and follow the signs. Raspberries, PYO  and Ready picked. Click here for our Facebook page. Ample car parking. Containers are available. Home made jams and mustards. Great walks nearby along the Eden River between Little Salkeld and Lacy’s Caves down to Daleraven Bridge and through Long Meg and Her Daughters stone circle. (UPDATED: July 12, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: November 29, 2011)

Durham

  • Castle Eden Fruit Farm - UPDATE: February 01, 2017: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed  
    Wynyard Road, Stockton-on-tees, Cleveland TS21 3JG. . (UPDATED: August 09, 2013) (UPDATED: July 22, 2010)
  • Lanchester Fruit, Co. - Soft Fruit, Vegetables, Apple Juice, Geese and Ducks
    Durham Road, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0TQ. Phone: 01207- 528805. Open: 10am to 6pm, 7 days a week from June 20 until September 1. There haven't been any updates in a couple of years, just this news story.
  • F W Elgey - Apples, blackberries, broad beans, currants (red and black), peas, plums, potatoes, raspberries (Spring, red), strawberries,
    Lowfield Farm, Piercebridge, Darlington, DL2 3SU. Phone: 0778 9078874. Email: elgey@lineone.net. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, only. At F W Elgey at Piercebridge, we are well known for our high quality pyo strawberries and raspberries but why not come and enjoy picking a selection of broad beans, peas and potatoes as well as other fresh fruit such as gooseberries, plums and apples.  Find out more about our produce! . (UPDATED: August 06, 2016) (UPDATED: 04 April 2016, JBS)

Northumberland

  • Brocksbushes Fruit Farm - Blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, Tayberries, pumpkins, squash, asparagus
    Corbridge, Phone: 01434 633100. 16m W of Newcastle-upon-Tyne . N side of Styford rndbt - Jn of A68/A69 - 2 miles E of Corbridge.  PYO farm, farm shop includes speciality & locally produced foods, plus soups and gourmet ready meals (fresh & frozen) made on the farm. Tea room with paved terrace opened 1995. Farm shop: Orchard fruits, soft fruits, fresh & frozen vegetables, speciality vegetables, fresh herbs, cheese, dairy produce, free range eggs, farm-produced meat, poultry, fresh fish, locally baked bread, preserves, cakes, pastries, honey, fruit juices. Facilities: Ample parking, children's play area, picnic area, tea room, plants & shrubs for sale, easy access for disabled, toilets, facilities for disabled. Tea room open all year. Home made frozen meals, logs and kindling sticks and garden furniture also available. Typical harvest dates are: Strawberries June - September; Gooseberries June - July; Raspberries July - October; Blackberries July - October; Tayberries July - October; Redcurrants July - August; Blackcurrants July - August; and Plums in September. (UPDATED: July 12, 2015, JBS)
  • Oxford Farm - Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, black currants
    Ancroft, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, UK. Phone: 01289 387253.  Farm selling home baking, preserves made on the premises, gift ware, vegetables. Quality tea-room/bistro. The farm shop has the same selection as the PYO,  including specialty sauces, drinks, prepared dishes, fruit pies, cakes, meringues, honey, apple juice, cordials, local ice cream, jams.

Tyne and Wear


Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)


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