Where to pick your own fruit and vegetables in Kent

Head out to one of these pick your own farms in Kent for fresh strawberries and other delicious fruits and vegetables 

Head out to one of these pick your own farms in Kent for fresh strawberries and other delicious fruits and vegetables - Credit: James Lee / Flickr

From June to October, there are delicious strawberries, tangy raspberries and perfect pumpkins just waiting to be picked; here are the best PYO farms in kent to visit 

Stanhill Farm

The Farm House, Birchwood Rd, Dartford DA2 7HD

This summer, head to Stanhill Farm to pick strawberries and raspberries right now. Then head to the Berries & Beans cafe and grab something to keep you hydrated and also cool down with tasty ice cream. Keep up to date with crop availability and opening times here.

Felderland PYO Farm

20 Deal Rd, Sandwich, Deal CT14 0BJ

Felderland Farm is nestled between Sandwich and Deal and boasts a yearly bounty of strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries and plums. The farm is also dedicated to minimising the amount of single-use plastic, and as such, all the punnets are reusable and recyclable. You can also bring along your dog as long as they remain on a lead for the duration of the visit. Find out more information here

Chilton Manor Farm

Chilton Manor Farm, Highsted Rd, Sittingbourne ME9 0AA

This family-run farm will keep you fully stocked with fresh fruit and vegetables from now until October; there are the usual strawberries, raspberries, and pumpkins to pick, but Chilton Manor Farm also has gooseberries and loganberries, plums, apples and pears. Find out more information here.

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Lower Ladysden PYO

Winchet Hill, Goudhurst TN17 1JX

On the outskirts of the charming village of Goudhurst, you will find Lower Ladysden Farm; their PYO offering includes raspberries, blackberries, tayberries, loganberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants. Later will come apples, pears and everyone's favourite autumnal vegetable, the pumpkin. Find out more information here.

Downingbury Farm

Maidstone Rd, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4AD

Head on over to Dowingbury Farm to pick strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and plums. As much of the crops are protected by polytunnels, you can come to the farm pick your produce whatever the weather. Downingbury Farm encourages you to bring your own containers to reduce the amount of plastic being used. Find out more information here.  

Stonepitts Farm

Stonepitts Farm, Watery Lane, Seal Chart, Sevenoaks, TN15 0ER

Stonepitts Farm is one of Kent's oldest pick-your-own farms, and their offering of strawberries is unparalleled. They have six varieties of strawberries to choose from, and everything is grown as authentically as possible to guarantee the best taste. Their PYO season for summer 2022 has now closed due to an early crop. Find out more information here.

Cherry Gardens Farm

Cherry Gardens Hill, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells TN3 9NY

Situated on the Kent and Sussex border with views over the Sussex Weald, Cherry Gardens Farm has juicy tayberries and blackcurrants and a wonderful variety of cottage garden flowers to pick this summer. Find out more information here.

Milebush Farm 

Shingle Barn Ln, West Farleigh, Maidstone ME15 0PL

Head over to Milebush Farm PYO for summer strawberries and then again later in autumn for your pick of perfect pumpkins. Find out more information here.

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