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Summer Season Work - we are hiring!

Summer Season Work - we are hiring!

March 16, 2021

The summer season is fast approaching and we need some bright, enthusiastic and friendly people to join our team. 
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! 

Footpaths - take care

Footpaths - take care

February 16, 2021

We have lovely footpaths through Castle Farm, however, given the (understandable) rise in footpath traffic, we are facing some serious problems...

CLICK + COLLECT now live!

CLICK + COLLECT now live!

January 19, 2021

The Farm Shop is currently closed, however, we have recently listed a selection of essentials from the shop which are now available for Click + Collect from the farm!
Castle Farm Beef

Castle Farm Beef

January 10, 2021

We take great pride in producing healthy, contented cattle in natural surroundings. Each animal is reared to prime condition under the watchful eye of our herdsman.
Lavender vs. Lavandin - What is the difference?

Lavender vs. Lavandin - What is the difference?

January 02, 2021

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! 

Farm Shop temporarily closed

Farm Shop temporarily closed

December 31, 2020

Our online shop remains open! Shop online for speedy despatch.
Santa in Lavender

Christmas closing dates

December 22, 2020

Castle Farm will be closed for the Christmas break from Thursday 24th December 2020 to Friday 1st January INCLUSIVE. 
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.....