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How to decorate a Hop Bine for Christmas

How to decorate a Hop Bine for Christmas

November 26, 2020

Add festive cheer to a beautiful Dried Hop Bine - we show you how!
How to make the perfect Gift Hamper

How to make the perfect Gift Hamper

November 23, 2020

Castle Farm's guide to putting together the perfect personalised Gift Hamper…  visit the farm shop, or order online and make someone smile this festive season. 
Order Traceable Christmas Meats

Order Traceable Christmas Meats

November 13, 2020

Order your Christmas table show stoppers - Turkey, Beef, Gammon, Pheasant, Chicken - through Castle Farm, to guarantee traceability, highest quality welfare standards and exceptional taste!


History of Hops on Castle Farm

History of Hops on Castle Farm

November 11, 2020

On a lovely warm day in September we welcomed Paul O’Grady and the ITV team into our Hop Gardens at Castle Farm. Amidst the sun-dappled Hop Bines Paul met with Farmer William Alexander to learn about the history of Hops on Castle Farm and throughout Kent.....
Farm Shop will remain OPEN

Farm Shop will remain OPEN

November 03, 2020

Following on from the announcement of lockdown being in place again throughout November, we are pleased to confirm that in line with all guidelines, our farm shop - The Hop Shop - will remain open.
Spaghetti Squash - still available!

Spaghetti Squash - still available!

November 02, 2020

Its time for the Spaghetti Squash to take centre stage! Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Click here for recipe ideas! 

CHOOSE YOUR OWN GIFT HAMPER

CHOOSE YOUR OWN GIFT HAMPER

September 28, 2020

We are all about PYO Apples right now.. but how about PYO Gifts?! You can now choose your own gift selection through our online shop, and add the option to send them all beautifully wrapped in one of our Hampers

Apple Picking Etiquette!

Apple Picking Etiquette!

September 17, 2020

When visiting the Castle Farm PYO Apple Orchard... we ask you to bring your BEST Apple Etiquette! Keep our trees (and your fellow pickers happy) and pick with care... here are the apple etiquette lo-down!
Castle Farm Pumpkins & Squashes - NOW SOLD OUT

Castle Farm Pumpkins & Squashes - NOW SOLD OUT

September 07, 2020

Visit the farm shop and choose from our wonderful selection of pumpkin varieties - for eating and decoration! All grown on Castle Farm, and hand cut from the fields. 

The Farm Shop doors are now open!

The Farm Shop doors are now open!

September 07, 2020

The doors to our Farm Shop in Kent are open! After operating as a Drive Thru Farm Shop since June.. we are excited be welcoming people into The Hop Shop once again, to browse our beautiful gifts, Lavender products and traceable farm foods. 
Castle Farm Apple Orchard - open for PYO

Castle Farm Apple Orchard - open for PYO

August 26, 2020

Visit the Castle Farm Apple Orchard and pick the most beautiful, heritage Norfolk Royal and Cox Apples direct from the pretty trees. All the info here.
Lavender vs. Lavandin - What is the difference?

Lavender vs. Lavandin - What is the difference?

August 17, 2020

Many people are familiar with the relaxing, calming and delicate scent of Lavender, but fewer are aware of Lavandin - click here to learn the differences! 


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