ALL THE DETAILS TO PLAN YOUR VISIT TO CASTLE FARM LAVENDER
The Lavender at Castle Farm starts to bloom in late June, and is harvested for precious oil in late July. Throughout the Lavender Season 2021, we will once again be offering our pre-booked Lavender Walks and Lavender Picnic events. Tickets for our Lavender Field events will be on sale from w/c 21 June, on a 10 day rolling schedule. Keep up to date on our social media, or sign up to our newsletter (at the bottom of this page). We look forward to welcoming you to Castle Farm soon!
This year access to the Castle Farm Lavender Fields is only possible with a pre booked ticket. Tickets will be released on a 10 day rolling schedule through the season.
Enjoy a 45 minute stroll in our most iconic Lavender field filled with deep purple 'Folgate' Lavender. Take in the dramatic valley views from the top of the field, or get your annual Lavender Bench photo!
Enjoy 2 hours in our lovely Ladybird Lavender field with over 60,000 Lavender plants! Bring your own picnic and enjoy a memorable summers day, or evening event in a truly relaxing environment.
From Friday 25th June, our Farm Shop will be returning to be a Drive Thru Farm Shop in order to accomodate the number of visitors we welcome in the Summer. There will also be market stalls in each our our event fields for you to browse products, and enjoy refreshments, plus we will be running our Castle Farm Kiosk on the Darenth Valley Footpath near Lullingstone Country Park.
From Friday 25 June, you will be able to download our drive thru brochure, to browse all of the wonderful local products on offer. You can then drive to the farm to place and collect your order – all from the comfort and safety of your vehicle.
Castle Farm will be turned into a one-way system to deliver this offering – with entry only from the A225.
Castle Farm Drive Thru Shop opening times:
Tuesday - Saturday from 9am - 5pm, Sundays 10am-5pm
Open throughout the summer flowering season (June/ July) on the Darenth Valley footpath behind Castle Farm, along from the Lullingstone Visitor Centre.
The Kiosk will provide excellent coffee, cold drinks, ice creams and a selection of products, plus you can ask our friendly team about the Lavender fields. You can view the Lavender from the footpath, but there is no access to the Lavender in these fields.
This year Car Parking on site at Castle Farm will only be provided for pre-booked, ticketed Lavender Picnic and Walk events.
We will also open an overflow Public Car Park on Redmans Lane if you wish to just park and view the Lavender from the footpath, or go for a walk along the Valley. Parking £2.50 per vehicle. Please park at the Lullingstone Park Visitor Centre if you require picnic facilities and toilets.
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. Collect from the farm or order online.
We supply all your need to make a beautiful fresh Lavender Wreath. Collect or order online.
This event will not be taking place in 2021.