Northwest England Pick Your Own (PYO) Farms - Find Fresh Fruit and Veg Near You!

This page provides listings of pick- your- own (PYO) farms in North West England. Just scroll down the page!

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If you want simple instructions how to make jam or how to make applesauce or pickles and/or many other home-preserved goods, just click on the links. For tips on picking click here!  We also have a harvest time calendar to tell when various fruit and vegetables will be available to pick.

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PYO Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Cheshire

  • Church Farm Organics - PYO: Strawberries, raspberries, beetroot, carrots, pumpkins, potatoes, asparagus
    Church Lane, Thurstaston Wirral. Phone: 0151 648 7838. Directions: A540 Chester to Heswall. Then Thurstaston 2nd L down Station Rd L at T-jn farm on RHS. (M53/J4 Clattacadge. Follow signs to Bamstage to next rbt. A540 to Heswall - continue A540 to Thurstaston.) Small 70 acre working farm with views over the Dee , excellent walking. Soil Association certified organic, growing wide range of own fresh produce inc salads; organic PYO strawberries. Box scheme, please call for details.  The farm shop has Fresh vegetables, fresh herbs, cream, free-range eggs, meat, Organic selection.
    Facilities: Ample parking, scenic walks/tractor rides, pub nearby, plants and shrubs for sale, fishing, boating, camping, farm animals, easy access for disabled, toilets. Children's farm parties offered.  Farm-grown Xmas trees
  • Eddisbury Fruit Farm - Apples, blackberries, currants (red and black), gooseberries, loganberries, pears, raspberries (Spring, red), rhubarb, tayberries, farm market
    Eddisbury Fruit Farm, Yeld Lane, Kelsall, Nr Tarporley, CW6 0TE. Phone: 0845 094 1023. Fax: 0845 094 1024. Email: info@eddisbury.co.uk. Open: Please see website for details. Directions: Leave A54 at Kelsall traffic lights. Turn Right up Yeld Lane opposite "The Farmers’ Arms” Public house. We are 1 mile down the lane. For a map to our farm, click here. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Eddisbury Fruit Farm are producers of Cheshire Apple Juice and Cheshire Cider, using only our own produce grown, pressed and bottles on the Farm. Vake Royal Farmers’ Market held on the farm on the third Sunday of every month. Wide variety of local produce. Approximately 20 Stalls. (UPDATED: April 14, 2009)
  • Kenyon Hall - Blackcurrants, gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries, Tayberries, beetroot, broad beans, mange-tout, onions, peas, sugar-snap peas, Pumpkins, rhubarb, whitecurrants, redcurrants, turnips
    Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington, WA3 7ED. Answer Phone: 01925 763646, Office: 01925 763161. Email: info@kenyonhall.co.uk. U-pick fruit, vegetables and flowers. The Pick Your Own farm shop is after August for the summer and open again in the last week of October for Pumpkins and Squashes, and then at Easter for Asparagus and on for the summer.
  • Pikelow Farm - Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, possibly other berries
    School Lane, Marton, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9HD. Phone: 01260 224231.
  • Poynton Fruit Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, blackberries, Christmas trees, currants (red and black), flowers, gooseberries, loganberries, potatoes, raspberries (red), strawberries,
    Coppice Road Poynton, Stockport, SK12 1SW. Phone: 01625 850320. Email: ffarm@treeworkers.com. Open: end of June - mid August Wednesdays 1 pm to 7pm Weekends 10am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From the roundabout in the centre of Poynton proceed up Park Lane and as the road splits take the right hand road (this is a continuation of the road you are on), we are approximately half a mile on the right hand side. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We are a family run pick your own fruit farm, we use as little herbicide as possible to ensure you get the best tasting fruit available. There is a 391 bus from Stockport which stops very close to the entrance. (ADDED: December 31, 2009) (UPDATED: May 20, 2010) (UPDATED: August 03, 2012)
  • Windmill Farm - I haven't yet found out what they have; write to me, if you know!
    Burwardsley Road, Tattenhall, Chester, Cheshire CH3 9NS. Phone: 01829 770228.
  • Windmill Farm Pick Your Own - Pick your own or ready picked strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants.
    Peter Miles, Windmill Farm, Burwardsley Road, Tattenhall, Chester, Cheshire CH3 9NS. Phone: 01829 770 228. Directions: Take A41 turn towards Tattenhall and from the village follow signs for the Candle Factory, before reaching Burwardsley village, Windmill Farm is on the left. Opening Hours: Seasonal 10 am to 7pm in season from June. Punnets picked for sale at the farm and in local shops. From the beginning of December we have Holly garlands and Christmas Trees available. Wide selection of heights and varieties with or without roots. Orders taken from November.
  • Woore Fruit Farm - Apples, beets, blackberries, broad beans, carrots, currants (red and black), gooseberries, onions, pears, peas, plums, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, tayberries, picnic area
    Newcastle Road Woore, Crewe, CW3 9RE. Phone: 01630 647042. Open: Open every Day 9;30 to 7pm. Strawberries, from June to September, under cover at table top height. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: May 26, 2008)

Greater Manchester

Lancashire

  • The Farm Shop at Claytons Strawberry Farm - strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, black currants, red currants and pea pods
    Course Lane, Newburgh, Wigan, Lancashire WN8 7UB. Phone: 01257 462695. They also do hanging baskets and flowers and there new potatoes at the Farm Shop. Ask for peter or David for the tip of the day
    A visitor writes on August 25, 2008:
    "I think it closed for good last Thursday. We called a last Tuesday and were told this by the shop. It would be well to check"
  • Greenbank Farm - Strawberries, Gooseberries, Raspberries, Redcurrants, Blackcurrants and Potatoes
    Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 IBS UK. Phone: +44 (0)1524 733296. Email: fruit@greenbankfarm.co.uk. Strawberries and Gooseberries in late June. Raspberries, Redcurrants, Blackcurrants and Potatoes will be ready in early July. Check back closer to the time for updates. (UPDATED: August 06, 2008)

Merseyside

  • Claremont Farm - blackberries, raspberries (black), strawberries, tayberries, Other fruit or veg,
    Old Clatterbridge Road, Bebington, Wirral, ch634jb. Phone: 01513341906. Email: thefamily@claremontfarm.co.uk. Open: June and July 7 days a week 10am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: From either Liverpool or Chester on the M53, leave at junction 4 (signposted Bebington, Bromborough, Clatterbridge, Neston), then at the roundabout take exit heading towards Bebington / Bromborough, take the first right onto Old Clatterbridge Road, then first left up Farm Lane. Click here for a map and directions. Soft fruit picking June and July early strawberries available in the farm shop from late Mid May asparagus End April - June 21st Wirral Food and Drink festival August bank holiday weekend Chef n farmer evenings, cookery workshops available all year. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Other Pick Your Own Fruit-red and blackcurrants Gooseberries (green, golden and red) Vegetables-Potatoes, Sprouts, Carrots, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage ( savoy,  drumhead, summer and red),Kale, Beetroot Specialty Crops, Asparagus, Indoor Strawberries, Rhubarb, Pumpkins, Sweetcorn, Courgettes and Courgettes flowers. (ADDED: February 20,  2010)

Local Honey Sources:

Merseyside

  • Claremont Farm - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), farm market, school tours
    Old Clatterbridge Road bebington, Wirral, ch634jb. Phone: 01513341906. Email: thefamily@claremontfarm.co.uk. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From either Liverpool or Chester on the M53, leave at junction 4 (signposted Bebington, Bromborough, Clatterbridge, Neston), then at the roundabout take exit heading towards Bebington / Bromborough, take the first right onto Old Clatterbridge Road, then first left up Farm Lane. Click here for a map and directions. Soft fruit picking June and July early strawberries available in the farm shop from late Mid May asparagus End April - June 21st Wirral Food and Drink festival August bank holiday weekend Chef n farmer evenings, cookery workshops available all year. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Other Pick Your Own Fruit-red and blackcurrants Gooseberries (green, golden and red) Vegetables-Potatoes,Sprouts,Carrots,Broccoli,Cauliflower,Cabbage ( savoy, drumhead, summer and red),Kale,Beetroot Specialty Crops,Asparagus,Indoor Strawberries,Rhubarb,Pumpkins,Sweetcorn,Courgettes and Courgettes flowers. (ADDED: February 20, 2010)

 


Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Merseyside

  • Claremont Farm - Lighting, Cooking Facilities, Wedding Reception, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, Catering available, You may bring your own food, Tables and chairs are Provided , Some Tables and chairs are provided, Linens and table silverware are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, BYO alcohol, B&B nearby, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, other animals, Fishing onsite, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, children welcome, Pets welcome, Vegetarian meals available, Honey from hives on the farm, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), farm market, school tours
    Old Clatterbridge Road bebington, Wirral, ch634jb. Phone: 01513341906. Email: thefamily@claremontfarm.co.uk. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From either Liverpool or Chester on the M53, leave at junction 4 (signposted Bebington, Bromborough, Clatterbridge, Neston), then at the roundabout take exit heading towards Bebington / Bromborough, take the first right onto Old Clatterbridge Road, then first left up Farm Lane. Click here for a map and directions. Soft fruit picking June and July early strawberries available in the farm shop from late Mid May asparagus End April - June 21st Wirral Food and Drink festival August bank holiday weekend Chef n farmer evenings, cookery workshops available all year;. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Other Pick Your Own Fruit-red and blackcurrants Gooseberries (green, golden and red) Vegetables-Potatoes,Sprouts,Carrots,Broccoli,Cauliflower,Cabbage ( savoy, drumhead, summer and red),Kale,Beetroot Specialty Crops,Asparagus,Indoor Strawberries,Rhubarb,Pumpkins,Sweetcorn,Courgettes and Courgettes flowers. We have a cookery school offering different cookery workshops. (ADDED: February 20, 2010)

Meats, Milk and Eggs (Not PYO):

Cheshire

  • Poynton Fruit Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), restrooms
    Coppice Road, Poynton, SK12 1SW. Phone: 01625 850320. Fax: 01625 879401. Email: ffarm@treeworkers.com. Open: see their website for hours. Directions: From Poynton traffic lights head up Park Lane as road splits keep to the right which becomes Coppice Road, the fruit farm is on the right hand side after approximately 3/4 mile. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Cheque. There is a 391 bus from Stockport which stops very close to the entrance. (ADDED: December 31, 2009)

Winery, Brewery and Distillery Tours and Tastings:

Lancashire

  • Dove Syke Nursery - Cider mill, Tours of the actual production facility, Group tours, Free tastings/sampling, Tasting/sampling for a fee, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    Eaves Hall Lane West Bradford, Clitheroe, BB7 3JG. Phone: 01200 428 471. Email: enquiries@dovesykenursery.co.uk. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We hold three cider festivals throughout the year 2014 dates to follow;. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. . (ADDED: December 03, 2013)