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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.
    Fresh or Dried Hops? What to choose...

    Fresh or Dried Hops? What to choose...

    August 07, 2020

    Hop Bines are lovely 3 metre long garlands of foliage and green ‘flowers’, traditionally hung every year to bring luck! Click here to understand what to expect with your order.