With the warm weather I’m expecting that we’ll have plenty of strawberries to pick in 2021! We have checked out all of our family favourite PYO’s as it’s such a lovely family activity to do and we wouldn’t want you to miss out!
So here are my top 5 places to pick strawberries around Wakefield! If you have any more places please do share on the Wakefield Mumbler chat group!
Post updated 20th June 2021. Please do check individual contact pages for up to date opening dates and timings before travelling.
The popular Farmer Copleys has fields of strawberries and raspberries to choose from. Alongside the farm shop, there is the Moo Cafe which will also be celebrating the strawberry in its desserts and cakes, salads, drinks, juices, cocktails and Pimms.
12th June 2021
Table top strawberries. Socially distanced picking with a ticketing system to control the number of pickers
Open daily 10am – 4pm
2m social distancing guidelines in place with one way system
Takes cash or card
Plenty of parking available
Cafe and toilets available onsite
Small animal farm
Admission £2.50 per person (under 2’s free)
Punnets £6.99 / kg or buckets £12.99 for as many as you can fit in!
Family owned strawberry fields at Thorn Farm in Morley has a large patch with a variety of different berries to choose from. You have the choice of a small basket (approx 1 kilo worth) or a larger basket.
Opening Saturday 19th June 2021, next open Tuesday 22nd June
Open intermittently at start of season 12pm -5.00pm, (check their facebook page for opening days)
Large free car park (There is a short walk to the strawberry field)
No toilets or dogs allowed onsite
Cream available to buy!
Strawberry cost – Small Basket (1kg), Large Basket (2.5kg) – pay for what you pick
£6.50 / kg
You can bring your own basket which will be weighed on arrival
Thorn Farm, Morley, LS27 0LX, Based on the main A650 road opposite the Toby Carvery
Bentley Grange grow a range of soft fruits including Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants and Gooseberries. Strawberries often start around Wimbledon week and last approximately six weeks. Gooseberries start a little earlier and raspberries and currants a little later but each year is different, depending on the weather.
Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 10am
Please check the website for opening days & times as they do not open every day
Sell Longley Farm Cream, local honey and fresh farm eggs
Recommended by North Leeds Mumbler is their local PYO Kemps in Horsforth. Farming in Horsforth for over 60 years the Kemp family started the popular outdoor pick your own in 1984. The pick your own concentrates on strawberries and raspberries, with a number of varieties of each to enable as long a picking season as possible.
No dates released yet but usually mid June 2021
(Please check Facebook Page for updates on opening before travelling)
Pre-purchased entry ticket/voucher required to limit visitor numbers at any one time, so the farm does not get overwhelmed.
To pre-purchase your ticket/slot visit kemps.merlintickets.co.uk/ (Slots will be released daily based on fruit availability). Ticket price: £2 adult, £1 child, under 3 free.
Social distancing at all times
Use of hand sanitiser
One way system around the picking fields
Contactless payments will be the preferred payment option
Large car park
Horsforth Pick Your Own, West End Lane, Horsforth LS18 5ES.