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.
Our home-grown pumpkins are now in season! Come down to the farm and have a look at our range… the various varieties are slowly coming into season (some ripen later), but we usually have a range of shapes and sizes from the tasty little ‘rolet’ that can be baked whole, […]Read More
We are happy to announce that our delicious Norfolk Royal Apples will be ready to eat from Friday 5th September. We are the only registered Norfolk Royal orchard in the world – so come down and try what a real apple tastes like! Norfolk Royals are beautiful, big red, sweet, […]Read More
Our new season Fresh Hop Bines have just been put up in the shop – and they smell and look glorious! The big 3m long bines are grown in specialist Hop Gardens here on Castle Farm in extra-wide rows to encourage bushy foliage and lots of hop flowers. When used […]Read More