The Hop Shop is based on our family farm, Castle Farm, near the pretty village of Shoreham in North Kent. The farm’s own beef, apples, apple juice, hops, dried flowers, Kentish lavender and honey are all sold through the unique, award-winning farm shop, along with carefully selected gifts, cards, crafts, seasonal decorations, food hampers and local, traceable produce.Read More
Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm. Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am – 5pm.
The biggest news at Castle Farm is that Farmer William has been appointed as the High Sheriff of Kent. This role, approved by the Queen, lasts for a full and very busy year when William will be attending numerous official, civil and ceremonial functions throughout the county as well as […]Read More
Dates: Sat 11th, Sun 12th, Thurs 16th, Fri 17th, Sat 18th & Sun 19th July 2015. For a unique experience, you can book an Aromatherapy Massage in the lavender fields. Imagine lying on a couch in the lavender fields, with the glorious scent of the flowers, being massaged with our soothing Lavender […]Read More
Every month, Farmer William writes a feature for the Shoreham Gazette on what has been happening around the farm and in the world of agriculture; here’s his notes from January 2015. A Letter from (Outback) Australia….. I have great respect for the fencing skills of Australian stock farmers. Their fences […]Read More