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Seasonal news and stories from around Castle Farm


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The Story Behind The Scent

The Story Behind The Scent

February 28, 2021

Our Ladybird Lavender Oil is unique to Castle Farm –  bred and carefully trialed over the past two decades. But how do you go about developing a brand new plant for oil production? Read on! 

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.....
Our Natural Sleep Remedy – Sleepy Scent

Our Natural Sleep Remedy – Sleepy Scent

May 03, 2020

This 100% natural little bottle of wonder – Sleepy Scent – has been developed over time on our family farm in Kent to help encourage a restful and relaxing nights’ sleep.

But how did it all come about – and how does it work?