PLAN YOUR VISIT TO CASTLE FARM LAVENDER
The Castle Farm Lavender Season for 2023 has now finished and the Lavender flowers have been distilled into Essential Oils. Thank you to everyone who visited our fields this year!
Every year, the Castle Farm Lavender starts to bloom in late June through until late July. Field events only take place during this time.Our Lavender Field Walks, Guided Lavender Tours and Lavender Picnic events have now finished until June 2024
Our farm shop is open all year round.
Lavender events for 2023 have now all finished - but you can have a look at the below events to plan your visit to the Lavender Fields in 2024! For information about farm events, and special offers, sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of the page, or follow us on the @CastleFarmKent Instagram.
GUIDED LAVENDER TOURS
NEXT EVENTS JUNE 2024
Join us this summer to experience an unrivaled insight into our Lavender farm. Come behind the scenes where you can learn about the varieties we grow and see how the oil is extracted.
Tours last approx 1hr 15mins.Sorry, no dogs.
NEXT EVENTS JULY 2024
Join us to enjoy a BYO Picnic in our beautiful Ladybird Lavender field with over 60,000 Lavender plants (10 acre field). Enjoy wandering the rows, and set your picnic on our grass headlands to take in the view.
Picnic sessions last 2.5 hours. Sorry, no dogs.
LAVENDER FIELD WALKS
NEXT EVENTS JUNE 2024
Join us in our Folgate Lavender Field and get a photo on the magnificent Lavender Bench. Wander amongst the fragrant flowers, and take in the views accross the Darenth Valley (2 acre field). See our new plantation of Lavender plants.
Dogs welcome on Lavender Walk events.
The Farm Shop is open Tuesday - Sunday throughout the year (closed on Mondays), offering farm foods, Lavender products, gifts, decorations and seasonal produce.
Lavender plants - late spring, early summer
Hop Season - Mid-August - Mid-September
PYO Apple Season - September
Pumpkin Season - Autumn
Christmas gifts and decorations - November / December
Our Coffee Cart will be open by the farm shop, serving barrista coffee and hot drinks, cold drinks, ice creams and snacks.
Complimentry Car Parking on site at Castle Farm is provided for pre-booked, ticketed Lavender Picnic and Lavender Walks and Guided Lavender Tour events.Please park at the Lullingstone Park Visitor Centre if you wish to walk the valley or require picnic facilities and toilets.
Of course, during season, if you do not wish to go right into the fields, you can enjoy the view and scent of the Lavender Fields when you walk the Darenth Valley Footpath.
There will be a famous Castle Farm Lavender bench in both our Picnics and Walks fields!
Fresh Lavender bunches are available late June to late July. Dried Lavender is availbale all year round.
We supply all your need to make a beautiful Lavender Wreath. Collect or order online... plus on-farm workshops will be taking place in 2024!
This event will not be taking place in 2024. We hope you can enjoy the farm in other ways and sign up to our newsletter for future information.