Ticket & General Info


The Farm is now open everyday from 9am until 8pm.

THE OLD BARN (No ticket required)

Our 17th century barn serves hot food, homemade cakes and has a play fort adjacent for children to enjoy.

LAVENDER MUSEUM (No ticket required)

Lavender has been grown in and around Hitchin for hundreds of years and museum is homage to this.  Perks and Llewellyn was an apothecary located in Hitchin town centre until the 1960’s, Hitchin Historical Society have kindly loaned us much of the shops furniture and its artefacts which help give visitors an insight into the use of lavender throughout Victorian times.

MAIN LAVENDER FIELD (Opening from 18th June 2022)

We have over 30 acres of lavender containing a wide range of varieties for you to explore. You’ll be able to wander wherever you like within the field and pick some lavender to take home with you. We’ll provide a paper bag for collecting lavender which can be picked up at the entrance to the field.  We kindly request that you bring your own scissors to help support our additional safety measures currently in place due to COVID-19. We advise that the lavender should only be cut from the sides of the bushes, not from the top. Our main flowering season is between mid-June and late August. Amateur photography is welcomed!

LAVENDER DISPLAY FIELD (Opening from 18th June 2022)

Adjacent to our main field of lavender, is our display field which you are also welcome to walk around. This area contains over 60 varieties of lavender plants which have staggered flowering times between May and late August.  Please be aware that we don’t allow any lavender picking here.

SUNFLOWER FIELD (Opening mid-August 2022, date TBC)

We grow several acres of sunflowers from seed every year and they flower between mid-August and early September depending on the weather. This area can be found at the far right hand side of the main lavender field.

WILD FLOWER MEADOW (Opening from 18th June 2022)

We have many varieties of British wild flowers in our meadow including Common Knapweed, Lady’s Bedstraw, Poppy, Tufted Vetch, Cornflower and Field Forget-Me-Not. The meadow can be found towards the right hand side of our main field and will usually be in flower from early summer.

THE FIELD KITCHEN (Opening from 18th June 2022)

Located in our main lavender field, our Street Food  sells a selection of hot and cold drinks, cake, savoury snacks and light lunches.

THE WAGON (Opening from 18th June 2022)

Situated next to our field shop, you’ll find a selection of drinks and delicious ice creams in our Wagon.

FIELD SHOP (Opening from 18th June 2022)

We have two shops onsite shop. One is in the Old Barn and the other is located in the main field. We sell a wide range of our own brand products containing lavender grown here on the farm as well as other locally sourced products and gifts.

TOILET FACILITIES (Opening from 18th June 2022)

Toilet facilities are available in our tea room and in a temporary block in the main field during our peak season. A disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are available in both the tea room and temporary area.


Flowering between May and October, you’ll be able to see a selection of fresh flowers including Dahlias, Cornflowers, Strawflowers, Nigellas, Cosmos, Zinnias and Astrantia growing in our fresh flower area close to barn.


Dogs are welcome on-site so long as they are kept on a lead and any doggy deposits are cleared away by their owners.


The lavender attracts a diverse mix of wildlife, in particular bees. You’ll be able to see many bees amongst the lavender rows. Much of the other wildlife may be harder to spot but the farm is home to hares, butterflies, insects, partridges, skylarks and more.


Experience a different view of Hitchin Lavender and the surrounding countryside by walking along the public footpaths which intersect our farm alongside our main field and outbuildings.


Professional photography is allowed anytime during our general opening hours but is subject to an additional fee. Please see our FAQ for further information.


It is free to park here. If you’re interested in arranging a coach party visit, these need to be booked in advance by prior arrangement. Please see our Group Bookings Info.