What is available to pick now?

We hope to have our Pick Your Own Strawberry Tunnels available in the coming weeks but will update our website & social media as soon as we have a confirmed date.

Strawberries, Raspberries & Blackberries

We've been growing summer berries at Canalside for more than 35 years. Our farm currently producers over 40 tonnes of strawberries, raspberries and blackberries per season. We now sell all of our berries through our Farm Shop or via our Pick Your Own experience out on the Farm.

Why our PYO experience is 5 star:

  • Long picking season – from May through to September
  • Our raised, waist height plants make picking easy for any age
  • We are wheelchair and pushchair friendly
  • Biological & cultural control keep our plants naturally healthy
  • We select, grow and renew all our varieties based on taste

Strawberry varieties available from late May to September

Elsanta – An aromatic, glossy, succulent berry with outstanding flavour

Malling Centenary – Superb flavour with beautiful conical shaped berry’s 

Malling Allure – Lighter in colour than the Elsanta with a firmer texture and a delicious sweet flavour – NEW FOR 2020!

Raspberry varieties available from early July to Mid August

Octavia – Red juicy berries, full of flavour

Glen Ample – Deep red in colour, large in size and succulent in flavour

Glen Dee – Large, fleshy berries that keep well when picked


Blackberry varieties available from late July to September

Loch Ness – Large, dark, firm juicy berries with a tangy taste close to that of wild blackberries

Pick Your Own Halloween Pumpkin!

Please keep checking our website and facebook page for more details about our exciting Pumpkin Fest which is open 10th to 31st October.

We’ve planted over 7,000 squash, gourds, and pumpkins for you to pick, including the Turk’s Turban, Cougar, Corvette, Bently, Secretariat and tasty Orangita variety!

Farm fresh pumpkins will be available daily in our Farm Shop and appear on our Café menu throughout the autumn season.

Try our fantastic recipes to make the best of your freshly picked fruit

View Our Recipes

Small farm shop of the Year 2020

It's official! We have been awarded Small Farm Shop of the Year at the FRA Awards! Thank you to all of our wonderful customers for your continued support!