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Pick Your Own Strawberries and Fruit Farms Near Manchester

a child holding picked strawberries
9 Jul 2023

Discover where the best places to pick your own strawberries and fruit in and around Manchester for 2023. 

Picking your own fruit is a lovely summer activity and a great way to encourage the kids to eat a little healthier. 

There are some great pick-your-own fruit farms in and around Manchester where you pick the strawberries straight from the plant and pay for what you have picked.

Some farms offer other fruits such as blackberries, raspberries and more. 

If you are wondering where you can go strawberry picking near me check out all the local pick-your-own fruit farms in and around Manchester below.  

If you are travelling down south this summer you will also find some great Strawberry Picking in London from May to September.

What Month Does Strawberry Picking Start? 

Strawberry picking around Manchester usually starts mid-June, although on some farms Strawberries will ripen earlier or later than this. 

How Long Does Strawberry Picking Last? 

Pick your own strawberries usually lasts for around 5 weeks so is usually over by August but you should check the individual farms below as weather can change this. 

Kenyon Hall Farm Strawberry Picking, Warrington (Aprox 18 miles and 40 minutes away from Manchester) WA3 7ED – Now Open 

strawberry picking Kenyon Hall Farm

When is Kenyon Hall Farm Open for 2023

Kenyon Hall Farm has now opened up for Strawberry Picking for 2023. 

Kenyon Hall Farm has been offering the chance to pick your own fruit and vegetables and now has over 20 products to choose from throughout the year. Kenyon Hall Farm has now opened for strawberry picking. 

Keyon Hall Farm has a great farm shop and plant centre currently open. They also have a lovely cafe serving a selection of hot food cakes, ice-creams, light refreshments and even afternoon tea.

They also have a lovely play area. 

The toilets at the farm will be open, they also hand washing and baby-changing facilities. 

What fruit is available to pick at Kenyon Hall Farm? 

raspberry picking at Kenyon Hall Farm

Fruit on offer at Kenyon Hall Farm throughout the season includes strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants, gooseberries, and more.

How much does it cost to pick fruit at Kenyon Hall Farm? 

You need to book tickets to Starwberry Picking at Kenyon Hall Farm in advance. 

The price of the booking will cost up to £4.95 per person and the ticket includes car parking, entry to the fields, and a punnet of strawberries approx (approx 350g)

Additional strawberries picked will be paid for by weight vary depending on what fruit is available to pick.

Other fruit picking is also available at Kenyon Hall Farm with tickets from £2.50 to £3.50 per person including a punnet of fruit (approx 300g0

Prices for additional fruit is charged per kilo are displayed on the entry to the fields.

See here for more details and to book.  

Top Tips For Strawberry Picking at Kenyon Hall Farm 

If you planning a trip to Kenyon Hall Farm make sure you check out our tops tips here. 

Poynton Fruit Farm, Poynton (Aprox 20 miles and 50 minutes away from Manchester) SK12 1SW

Strawberry Picking Poyton Fruit Farm

When is Poynton Fruit Farm Open for 2023? 

Poynton Fruit Farm Strawberry picking has now ended.

They were open on Wednesday afternoons from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm and Saturdays 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.

There is no need to book, you can just turn up. 

What Fruit is Available to Pick at Poynton Fruit Farm 2023.

The farm has strawberries, raspberries, black currants, red currants, gooseberries and rhubarb.

How much does it cost to pick strawberries and Fruit at Poynton Fruit Farm 2023.

Poynton Fruit Farm charge by the punnet rather than by weight and provide the punnets for you to use. 

Strawberries at Poynton Fruit Farm cost £5 per punnet which holds around 1KG. 

The other fruit picking at the farm is priced as follows: 

Raspberries – £9 per punnet

Black Currants £7 per punnet 

Red Currants £7 per punnet 

Gooseberries £7 per punnet

Rhubarb 20p per stick. 

No booking is required and both cash and card are accepted. 

See here to check out the Poynton Fruit Farm website. 

Claremont Farm Strawberry Picking, The Wirral (Aprox 46 miles, and 1 hour away from Manchester)

Strawberry Picking at Claremont Farm wirral

When is Claremont Farm Open for Fruit Picking 2023? 

Another farm that has been offering pick-your-own for over 40 years is Claremont Farm. 

The strawberry fields have now opened for 2023.

They are usually open 10.00 am – 5.00 pm daily and there is no need to book. Check their website and social media for availability before setting off. 

The farm has a farm shop and butchery along with a cafe that serves seasonal dishes and local ingredients. 

What fruit is available to pick at Claremont Farm? 

Claremont Farm usually has strawberries and gooseberries available to pick.  

How much Does it Cost to pick Strawberries at Claremont Farm?

Previously there has been a £4.50 entry fee to Claremont Farm which includes a 1kg punnet. You can also upgrade to 2kg for £8. Extra punnets can be bought.

Check out their websire here.

Woore Fruit Farm, Crewe (Aprox 47 miles and 1 hour and 10 minutes away from Manchester) CW3 9RE

Strawberry picking whore farm

When is Woore Fruit Farm Open for Fruit Picking 2023? 

Woore Fruit Farm based in Crewe is a great place to pick your own fruit.

Their 2023 picking season has now begun with different fruit ripening daily, which Woore Fruit Farm announce on their Facebook page.

See link below. 

What fruit is available to pick at Woore Fruit Farm? 

Along with the strawberries and gooseberries, Woore Farm also grows raspberries, redcurrants, black currents, and a selection of apples and vegetables throughout the year.

How Much Does it Cost to Pick Strawberries at Woore Fruit Farm?

Previously pick your own strawberries cost just £2.20 per lb (approx 454g). Price of the other fruit and vegetables vary and priced per pound. 

For more information about the fruit on Woore Fruit Farm see here. 

Greenbank Farm, Carnforth (Aprox 68 miles and 1 hour and 10 minutes away from Manchester) LA6 1BS

Greenbank Farm Fruit picking Raspberries

When is Greenbank Farm Open for Fruit Picking 2023? 

Their fruit-picking season at Greenbank Farm lasts for 6 weeks and is estimated to start towards the end of June. 

Keep an eye on their Facebook page where they will provide updates.

What fruit is available to pick at Greenbank Farm? 

Greenbank Farm in Carnforth offers the chance to pick the following soft fruits 

  • Raspberries
  • Blackcurrants
  • Redcurrants
  • Gooseberries 
  • Whitecurrants

How Much Does it Cost to Pick Fruit at Greenbank Farm?

Entry to the Greenbank Farm is free. 

You just pay for what you pick but they have not yet revealed 2023 prices. 

 

 


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