Bookings for weekday Lavender Tours are now open! Click here for more information...

Seasonal news and stories from around Castle Farm

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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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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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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Wonderful wheat at Castle Farm

Wheat is grown on Castle Farm for bread flour - but before it gets to that stage we also harvest it for our beautiful dried bunches of green wheat and golden wheat, which is used for interior decoration, in shop fronts and at events nationwide.

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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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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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Baby Lavender plants in the soil

We have been busy planting over 30,000 new Lavender plants this week. Lavender plants only have a productive life of about 15-18 years so we need to constantly rotate fields and crops to maintain our oil harvest...

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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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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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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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