Five of the Best PYO Spots in the North East
Here’s where to pick the freshest, juiciest fruit and veg
From juicy strawberries and raspberries, to plums, apples, broad beans, peas and potatoes, you’ll be spoilt for choice at FW Elgey. Keep an eye on their website or find them on Facebook for updates on what’s available when.
Low Fields, Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SU
Hutton Bonville Fruit Farm
You could take advantage of the ready-picked punnets on offer here but why not have some fun and pick your own? The farm is typically open from mid-June to August and their selection usually includes strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, tayberries and broad beans. Find them on Facebook to keep an eye on how this year’s produce is shaping up.
Hutton Bonville, Northallerton DL7 0NR
Oxford Farm Shop
Once you’ve finished picking your strawberries, why not stop into Oxford Farm Shop’s tea room for a light bite and a cuppa before heading home? The meals are home-cooked and their cakes come highly recommended. Head up from July onwards to have a go at picking your own here.
Berwick TD15 2TA
Strawberries, raspberries, red and green gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and blackberries will be ripe and ready to pick from the middle of June onwards this summer. Pop along to Brockwell Farm and pick up a punnet or two.
Lanchester DH7 0TQ
Brocksbushes is a farm shop stocking fresh fruit and vegetables and home-made produce, a tea room serving delicious light bites and from June is a great place to pick strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants and plums.
Corbridge NE43 7UB