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expensive play barn

took my grandson here on wednesday first day of new season, strawberries were ok but most went off... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Anne W
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Expensive

Visited here several times as the kids enjoying strawberries. Is a great experience for them but be... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Imran A
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 Aug 2018
“Hot weather has had an impact”
29 Jun 2018
“Strawberry fields for never”
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here at the weekend with all the family. Unfortunately due to the weather there is very limited fruit. There are no strawberries at all and very few blackberries. There were enough raspberries to fill one container full. We stayed here for about 20 minutes...More

2  Thank Samik B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We visited a week ago to pre order a significant quantity of picked strawberries for my old mum’s 90th birthday bash this weekend, a service they claimed they offered. Today, at the agreed appointed hour we arrived to collect the aforementioned fruit to be told...More

2  Thank QBrace
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Really you ask? Save the drive and save your time. Baron Fruit Fields Strawberry Picking lol. I have seen bigger Peanuts. Fruit bushes in poor state fast grown strawberries absolutely bland and tasteless. Ridiculous ques at paying hut with various members of staff that entered...More

Thank 428jaredm
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Rude patronising staff. Expecting fruit to be expensive(given). The second we were out of the car we were greeted by a miserable old woman telling our son off for playing on a toy tractor wich was out in plain view, apparently broken. Picked our fruit,...More

Thank bradcooke5071
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Easy to find, lovely staff and a really lovely day. They have a range of things you can pick and really nice set up. They have a play barn, cafe and just the usual picking. Free car park and good prices for self picking. Worth...More

Thank Wendy Isobell S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited Saturday to pick strawberries with my girls. Took about 20mins to fill a large box over 2kgs cost £10 yes they are slightly more expensive than supermarkets but taste so much sweeter. Friendly staff pointed us in the right direction to pick, cafe was...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

took my grandson here on wednesday first day of new season, strawberries were ok but most went off overnight . 4 year old wanted to go in playbarn told the lady we were just having a quick look because it looked too young for him....More

3  Thank Anne W
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here several times as the kids enjoying strawberries. Is a great experience for them but be warned this place is expensive and overpriced. I understand businesses need to make money to cover their overheads but the prices charged here are excessive.

3  Thank Imran A
Reviewed 11 July 2016

On the day I visited this farm Morrisons had srawberries on offer at £3.30 a kilo, other supermarkets at £3.70. Whetstone charges £4.20 self pick and £5.50 picked / kilo Next year I will check the website BEFORE I visit.

4  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I took my 4yr old to pick strawberries as I have fond memories from my childhood. The fruit itself was plentiful. However a small punnet was £3 and most went off the following day. The playbarn was a complete rip off at £2.50 per child....More

1  Thank LisaLoughborough
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