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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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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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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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Fire-cooking Autumn pumpkins

A little easy fire cooking, using some of the best Kent pumpkins! Click for the recipe inspiration...

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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 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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Pumpkin season begins in Kent!

Wonderful Castle Farm grown pumpkins and squashes - rare & beautiful varieties such as Turks Turban, Crown Prince and white Snowman pumpkins, alongside pretty Sweet lightening, Harlequin and Gem Squash!

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Fresh Lavender bunches from the Garden of England

Every year we hand cut beautiful, scented fresh Lavender bunches from the fields of our family farm in Kent. Read on to learn how you can care for your fresh Lavender at home.

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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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