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Autumn Wreath inspiration

Take advantage of lovely Autumn colours and make your own Autumn Door Wreath with local foliage and flowers.

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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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Spring decor has landed….

EASTER || Now its April I feel like I can properly start talking about Easter! We have lots of beautiful Easter decor in store… this colourful Spring wreath is one of my favourites! Come and have a browse of our collections…. Easter bunnies, chicken jugs, Spring cards and hanging ornaments. […]

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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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Kentish Asparagus recipe inspiration

We now have plenty of delicious local asparagus now in The Hop Shop! Grown locally at a farm down the road, asparagus is a great addition to your Spring Summer dishes.

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Castle Farm Beef Update

CASTLE FARM BEEF UPDATE We will now only be selling our grass-fed Beef from the freezer, or fresh by pre-order only. WHY IS THIS BETTER? By freezing Castle Farm Beef at the perfect moment, we are maximising the flavour and freshness of the meat. The quality of the meat is […]

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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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Lavender Plants for your garden

As the weather turns warmer and our Lavender rows at Castle Farm start to turn green, we start to stock a selection of beautiful English grown Lavender plants – excellent for your garden. We have a lovely choice available,  including neat hedging Lavender blue ‘Little Lady’and dark blue ‘Imperial Gem’, […]

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Lavender Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We always have lots of lovely gifts at the Hop Shop on Castle Farm, and online, but we have done a little Mother’s Day edit for those of you wanting to spoil someone special on 31st March 2019! Lavender Soap – 100% Natural cold pressed soap with a lovely fragrance […]

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