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Hitchin Lavender

Cadwell Farm Arlesey Road, Hitchin SG5 3UA, England
+44 1462 434343
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Wrong day to visit!

I'm sure this place is beautiful in the sun, but we visited on a cloudy day, when it had been... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chipperfield, United Kingdom
Different day out

Wasn't expecting to like this as much as we did. Wander through purple fields and cut your own... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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We're a family owned and run farm. During the summer months (check the website for precise dates)we're open to visitors who are able to wander up and down the miles of lavender rows we grow. We also have a small gift shop and offer light refreshments too. Coach groups or large parties are only possible by prior booking. Hope to see you soon!
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cadwell Farm Arlesey Road, Hitchin SG5 3UA, England
+44 1462 434343
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm sure this place is beautiful in the sun, but we visited on a cloudy day, when it had been raining, therefore the field which is used as a car park was quite muddy and slippery. The smell when we got out of the car...More

Thank Ann2shoes1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wasn't expecting to like this as much as we did. Wander through purple fields and cut your own lavender bunches. The colour is spectacular and the lunch in the barn afterwards was relaxing and not too expensive given the quality of the food.

Thank Bingblip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to hitchin lavender is a lovely way to spend an hour or two. The fields are spectacular in June and July. Then in august the sunflowers come into their own. Don't forget your camera or phone as this really is quite a spectacle....More

1  Thank Janej1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know this place even existed. Lots of Lavender fields, some wild flowers and in August Sunflowers (I'll make a return trip for them). £4.50 entrance fee and yet get to pick some Lavender to take home. There is a food and drinks place...More

Thank AmitKota
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great seasonal centre to visit. The lavender fields are well worth seeing at their best, and followed by a visit to the cafe and gift shop which sells excellent refreshments along with many lavender products. Also this year an old chemist shop originally from...More

Thank Millroe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place - the lavender fields are beautiful and I love picking the lavender and sunflowers but it's also a great place to go for coffee with friends. The cafe is excellent and there is a great outdoor space for kids to play...More

Thank LucyStaves
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place, although highly popular with visitors mid-July. Super picturesque location to take photos and to pick up a bag full of aromatic lavender to make lemonade at home – good value for £5 per person. Plenty of car parking spaces, tasty lavender lemonade...More

1  Thank ulchiki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and relaxing place. The restaurant is homemade food, very healthy, delicious, but very small portions.

1  Thank Carolina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky that it was the most beautiful day and the lavender was at its best. The cafe is very good and lots of tempting gifts in the shop. We paid our £5 to pick loads of lavender but you can just visit...More

Thank gbk0fherts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family run farm with modest entry prices (£5 per adult and £1 per child). You can pick as much as you can. Beautiful rows of lavender that are a visual treat to the eyes. Plenty of parking. Nice tea shop on campus as well. Good...More

1  Thank tushar_pai
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12 May 2017|
Response from irenefchan | Reviewed this property |
On their website they open on 27th May to 3rd Sept☀️🌺🌸🌻 enjoy
7 August 2016|
Response from Vicki L | Reviewed this property |
They're allowed around the perimeter and by the café but not in the actual lavender field.
Rebecca F
5 August 2016|
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Response from LeRouleur | Reviewed this property |
Best for Lavender right now, if you want the Poppies growing in with the Lavender I would go for late June/early July. Enjoy. Note their Sunflowers are out at the moment. Take your camera, and walk to the top of the field... More