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    • Try Sleepy Tea FREE for a week

      Posted on 10th March 2019 by

      In celebration of WORLD SLEEP DAY on 15th March, we are including a week’s trial of our wonderful Kentish Sleepy Tea FREE with EVERY ORDER made in our online shop until 22nd March. Sit back and enjoy seven nights of 100% herbal Kentish Sleepy Tea. Brew this calming cuppa before bedtime for a relaxing end […]

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

      Posted on 16th January 2019 by

      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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    • How to create the perfect Gift Hamper

      Posted on 15th November 2018 by

      There is only one thing better than receiving a Gift Hamper under the Christmas Tree…. and that is MAKING ONE! It’s like being a kid in a sweet shop, choosing all the contents and customising the perfect gift…. It sings love and thought… plus the best thing is that it […]

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    • Introducing… our new look Hop Shop TEAS. Now online

      Posted on 17th August 2018 by

      We are happy to introduce our new-look Hop Shop Tea range…! At The Hop Shop… we love tea! Our unique range of specialist teas and herbal infusions, has been designed by a Master Tea Blender, using the finest high-grade ingredients from around the world… and some of Castle Farm’s own […]

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    • Re-live your Lavender Aromatherapy Massage with this Oil…

      Posted on 1st August 2018 by

      If you were lucky enough to have received an Aromatherapy Massage in our Lavender fields this year, then this beautiful, smooth oil is what all our Aromatherapists have been using for ultimate relaxation. It’s produced directly from our fields and blended with soothing Sweet Almond and Neroli Oil. It’s insanely […]

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    • Sleep Well with our Natural Sleep Range

      Posted on 1st August 2018 by

      ✨SLEEP WELL✨|| Don’t you just love our new Tea packaging?! We are slowly rolling out this beautiful new packaging, which is more environmentally friendly that our previous plastic packages. Stay tuned for more on our updated tea range soon (we are just getting it photographed)… in the meantime, its all […]

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    • Our Lavender Bench

      Posted on 29th June 2018 by

      In the corner of our most famous field, we now have a pretty Lavender Bench where you can sit and relax, taking in the scent of the Lavender… Plus it makes for a pretty good photo opp too! There is no charge to enter this part of the field, but we ask you not to […]

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    • We are planting baby Lavender!

      Posted on 5th June 2018 by

      We are planting over 14,000 new baby Lavender plants this week! Every little plant needs to be carefully planted and watered at a precise point up every single row… and every single row needs to be perfectly straight! Have a look in our Instagram Story highlights to see how its […]

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    • FREE UPGRADE TO NEXT DAY DELIVERY!

      Posted on 15th December 2017 by

      Lavender Pamper collection

      From now until Christmas for no extra charge we will UPGRADE your delivery to a NEXT DAY service. From TEA TOWELS to TEA BAGS, from LAVENDER SHORTBREAD to LAVENDER SOAP we can package them up and either send them to you or directly to the recipient with a GIFT MESSAGE […]

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    • What are you eating for Christmas Dinner?

      Posted on 29th November 2017 by

      If you haven’t already – you need to start thinking about what meat you will be enjoying on Christmas Day and over the holiday season. Our Christmas Meat selection comes from trusted, traceable sources, and you can choose from free-range Bronze Turkey (reared from an old fashioned breed for extra tenderness and flavour), free-range Goose, Duck, Chicken […]

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    • Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

      Posted on 28th November 2017 by

      Tune into Sky Arts at 8pm on Wednesday 29 November to see our Kentish Lavender fields featuring in the semi finals of Landscape Artist of the Year! The artists battle it out to win the judges eye as they paint our beautiful Darenth Valley in full purple bloom. Hosted by […]

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    • WIN! Pumpkin Carving Competition!

      Posted on 6th October 2017 by

      UPDATE – We have a winner! @ceri_insta won the competition with this fabulously creative and detailed design. Thank you to everyone who entered – we loved seeing all your Pumpkin Carving creations! Take part in The Hop Shop’s Pumpkins Carving Competition and you could win an Autumn hamper of food […]

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    • Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year

      Posted on 18th July 2017 by

      Landscape Artist of the Year 2017 by Sky Arts will be filming at The Hop Shop, Castle Farm on Tuesday 18th July! The selected artists will be competing in the semi-finals of the series by painting our beautiful Lavender fields in full bloom across the Darenth Valley. You are welcome to […]

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    • Yoga in a Lavender Field anyone?

      Posted on 13th June 2017 by

      New event for 2017 – thanks to Fisical Oils Yoga who are offering a unique experience to enjoy a 1hr early morning vinyasa flow practice 🙏🏼 A perfect way to start a summer morning looking out onto the beautiful scenery and taking in the amazing scent the lavender offers whilst […]

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    • Kentish Strawberry Scones

      Posted on 10th June 2017 by

      These scones are light and delicious – only 5 easy ingredients! Pick up a punnet of fresh Kent grown strawberries, and double cream in the shop and get started! 6 strawberries 2 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup thick cream 1/2 cup lemonade Simply add all ingredients into […]

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    • Snap, Share, Tweet & Tag

      Posted on 7th February 2017 by

      We are social! If you don’t already follow one of our social media platforms, then make sure you hop online to take a look. We regularly update with news from the farm, info about upcoming events, new product, or generally lovely looking farm photos! We hope you enjoy getting a […]

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    • Lavender Massage bookings are now open

      Posted on 7th February 2017 by

      Bookings for our wonderful open-air Lavender field Aromatherapy massages are now open! We have been working tirelessly to upgrade the booking process so that now all bookings must be made through our website. This means you can book in your pyjamas on a rainy Thursday night or get the girls around for a […]

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    • The team hard at work!

      Posted on 7th September 2016 by

      This week we are in full swing cutting and drying our beautiful green Kentish Hop Bines.. Here you can see the team hard at work! Hops have been grown on Castle Farm for generations.. and now decorate homes, pubs, film sets and events across the country. Click below to watch the […]

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    • Lavender harvest is now complete

      Posted on 15th August 2016 by

      Our Lavender has been harvested and the oil carefully distilled for another year. Thank you to everyone who came on our Lavender Tours and learnt all about this wonderful, versatile crop! The Valley smelt amazing as we extracted all the oil from the plants – head to our online shop now […]

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    • FREE UPGRADE TO NEXT DAY DELIVERY!

      Posted on 16th December 2015 by

      From now until Christmas for no extra charge we will UPGRADE your delivery to a NEXT DAY service. From TEA TOWELS to TEA BAGS, from LAVENDER SHORTBREAD to LAVENDER SOAP we can package them up and either send them to you or directly to the recipient with a GIFT MESSAGE […]

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    • The perfect nights’ sleep..

      Posted on 10th August 2015 by

      All you need when its time for sleep. Our unique formula of Kentish lavender and hops to relax and help you drift off to a restful sleep. A cup of Sleepy Tea, some Sleepy Scent on a tissue by your bed, or Sleepy Balm on the soles of your feet.. […]

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    • #Harvest15 underway!

      Posted on 10th August 2015 by

       This piece of equipment has been doing lots of long days and late nights! Summer harvest is well and truly underway on Castle Farm and we are also busy preparing the ground for next years crop. No rest in a farmers world!

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    • Our Lavender Harvester is in full swing!

      Posted on 29th July 2015 by

      We have been busy cutting our lavender fields while the sun shines and in-between rain showers! Our distillery has been working overtime to get through the trailers of lavender, extracting the oil which will be used in aromatherapy and toiletries. The smell is incredible! Check out our Facebook, Instagram and […]

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    • High Sheriff of Kent

      Posted on 13th March 2015 by

      The biggest news at Castle Farm is that Farmer William has been appointed as the High Sheriff of Kent. This role, approved by the Queen, lasts for a full and very busy year when William will be attending numerous official, civil and ceremonial functions throughout the county as well as […]

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