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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Best thing for mind, body and soul? Get more sleep!

Imagine you could take a pill which would help you; – Loose weight – Improve concentration and productivity – Decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke – Improve your mood and reduce the risk of depression – Improve your immune functions – Improve your body’s inflammatory responses Sounds pretty magical eh? Well, all of the above have […]

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Lavender Pamper collection

New Lavender Gift Collections

We have just launched our brand new line of Lavender Gift Collections! New to the website this week, we have carefully selected some of our favourite Lavender gifts to make up nine different Hampers – something for everyone. Each Lavender Gift Collection comes beautifully hand-packaged and is presented in a luxury white gift […]

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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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Castle Farm Gift Guide 2018

See what the Castle Farm Team have chosen as their favourite Christmas gift picks for 2018! At this time of year, The Hop Shop turns into an Aladdin’s Cave of delights… foodie treats, gifts for all the family, Christmas decorations, festive foods, party nibbles and Christmas cheer! This year we […]

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It’s Pumpkin season on Castle Farm

The Hop Shop has a wonderful selection of farm-grown pumpkins now available! Harvested from our pumpkin patch on Castle Farm, we are known for growing some well-known favourites, such as Butternut Squash and Crown Prince, but also some more unusual varieties that you won’t find in the supermarkets, such as Rolet […]

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Want the best Lavender Oil?

Of course you know that we produce Lavender Oil on site here at Castle Farm… but did you know we produce FOUR different Lavender Oils?! Each has different properties and uses. Here is a little more information about our ‘creme de la creme’ of Lavender Oils – our Premium Maillette […]

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LAVENDER GIFTS 💜 || Do you have a favourite?! Pure Castle Farm Lavender goes into every single bottle…. and these beautiful Lavender Embroidered Bags are NEW to our online shop. Make someone happy and give them the gift of relaxation… sleep… calmness. Memories of summer in our purple Kentish Lavender […]

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Fresh Lavender now available!

Our beautiful big bunches of lavender – cut by hand straight from our fields are now available daily. Take home the scent of summer with your own handful of beautiful lavandula angustifolia. Just pop into a vase without water and let them air dry naturally. £3 per bunch of 4 for £10 from […]

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