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I grew up on Castle Farm and love sharing the beautiful views and daily life of our busy family farm. You'll often see me around the place with 4 young children in tow, or a film crew who are out on location!

On Location in our Kent fields…

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Apple picking at Castle Farm

Apple season has arrived.. and our pretty little orchard will be open for apple picking every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until early October.

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Lavender perfection for cooking both savoury & sweet

Lavender has been used for centuries to flavour food.. and not just sweet deserts and cakes! Read all about Lavender for cooking and culinary use and how to best bring it into your recipe repertoire!

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The Coffee Cart is back for the Summer

Pick up a take away hot drink when you next visit - barista made, freshly ground coffee or a refreshing cup of tea!

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Fresh or Dried Hops? Which is best?

On Castle Farm, we have been growing hops for over 250 years... so you could say we are experts! But are Fresh Hop Bines or Dried Hop Bines right for you? Take a read...

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New farm activity sheets for our little visitors!

Colour the Castle Farm Lavender or do a 'Spot and See' as you walk through the farm. Download the activity sheets at home and bring them with you when you visit, or pick up a free copy when you arrive!

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Perfect the prettiest trend in baking…

Get inspired for some beautiful floral creations in Juliet Sear's newest book... Along with some truly stunning cakes and beautifully pretty biscuits, Juliet showcases how to make Lavender Shortbreads with our Culinary Lavender Flowers and uses our Lavender Essences - specifically formulating for baking.

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Lavender Harvest is underway!

We have started to harvest our fields for 2019.... and are extracting Lavender Oil daily in our distillery. Click here to read the key dates for the predicted end of harvest for this year.

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Watch this beautiful video about Castle Farm

Last Summer the talented Stephanie Hunter came down the Castle Farm on a warm, sunny morning and spent a few hours exploring Castle Farm and having a chat with William.

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Lavender Wreath Workshops Announced

Bookings now open for our 2019 summer Lavender Heart Wreath Workshops - join us in the Castle Farm Lavender Fields to hand made your own pretty decoration.

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