Pick Your Own Season is Back!

From now until the end of the summer you can get out and PYO strawberries at our farm shops: Halberton Court Farm Shop and Thrones Farm Shop.

Fruit picking is a firm family favorite at the farm shop followed by a visit to the café!

Pick Your Own Fruit

Tips for picking a gorgeous fresh strawberry if you haven’t been before:

  1. Pop along to Halberton Court Farm Shop or Thornes Farm Shop
  2. Bring a container to collect the strawberries. If you bring your own you will need to get it weighed before you go picking! Or you can buy a punnet / fruit box or basket at the farm shop.
  3. Head out to the tunnels – they are usually numbered.
  4. Start the search for your strawberries. Strawberries don’t ripen after being picked so make sure you only pick the bright red ones. They will be so sweet and juicy!!
  5. Once you spy a berry – hold it along the stem just above the strawberry and gently pull away from the stem (you may need to give it a little twist!).
  6. Once your basket is full or you have all you need to eat, take it to be weighed and pay for what you have collected.
  7. Then enjoy!

Top tip: don’t pick more than you need as they don’t last too long once picked.

You can easily make a morning or afternoon of your visit as each farm shop has a café on site for you to indulge in more local produce. With free on-site parking you don’t need to rush off.

Have fun and share your pics with us at @VisitMidDevon #TasteMidDevon


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