Pick Your Own
Our Pick Your Own for strawberries and raspberries is now closed for 2019.
We look forward to seeing you for picking again in 2020.
We have a large area of soft fruit at Pearce’s, available for visitors either to pick themselves, a popular activity with families. Some of the fruit is grown under cover so you can pick in all weathers, or you can buy ready picked in the shop. Our café also uses them to make delicious puddings, tarts, crumbles and strawberry platters.
You’re welcome to bring your own containers for fruit picking – please get them weighed first in the shop though before entering the field.
We first started growing strawberries in 1978 and now grow a number of varieties for pick your own which opens from May/June for two to three months; the timing and availability does depend very much on the weather each year. The strawberries are all grown on the table top structure so our more elderly or infirm customers can also enjoy picking their own too! With the super rainwater harvesting system for irrigation we can guarantee a wonderful tasty crop.
Raspberries are very tender and delicate fruit and our picking season depends very much on the weather. We will post notices as to when the pick your own is open.
As a family business we work hard throughout the year to make sure that our PYO fruit is the best possible crop for you.
We have noticed however that people, including children are helping themselves with no intention of paying for the fruit they pick. In recent years, this sadly is leading to many PYO farms closing. We have been offering this enjoyable experience for many years now and would like to continue to do so. As tempting as it is to try the fruit you pick, please refrain from eating it until paid for in the shop.
Due to strict health and hygiene rules, we are unable to accept fruit picked by anyone other than our members of staff.