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Welcome to Dovecote Farm Pick your own soft fruit perfectly placed only a few minutes from Kettering.

 

 

 Dovecote Farm

Pick Your Own Fruit

 

 

Is there anything better than freshly picked soft fruit and asparagus because that's what you'll find at Dovecote Farm Shop from late April to September and we are only a few minutes out of Kettering.

Strawberries and Soft Fruit
From late April we have a vast array of soft fruit available for you to "pick your own". The whole family can get involved and it's great fun for the children. A large ammount of our strawberry crop is now grown in special "table top" containers, so you don't have to bend your back!

When you arrive to pick your own, just select the container size and then our friendly staff will direct you to the best picking area. Your full containers will then be weighed and priced at the farm shop. After picking, why not take the opportunity to enjoy some refreshments in The Buttery restaurant and tea shop.

Our soft fruit is suitable for any culinary purpose including:


Jam and preserve making.
Red currant jelly making.
Making fruit purees for home freezing.
Simply for enjoying fresh (don't forget the double cream!)

Dovecote Farm soft fruit picking season


Asparagus
Late April to June

Pick your own Strawberries
Late May to Late September

Pick your own Gooseberries
June to July

Pick your own Raspberries
Late June to Late October

Pick your own Redcurrants
Mid June to Mid July

Pick your own Blackcurrants
July to Late August

Pick your own Blackberries
August to September

Just click to visit our pick your own website for full details or call on (Kettering) 01536 742 227.

We use several different varieties of fruit plant, we can a long picking season for the main type of soft fruit. Some of our strawberry crop is grown under polythene to extend the picking season and to help off-set the effect of any wet weather conditions that our British summer can often produce!

English Asparagus
The English asparagus season is very short in comparison with other vegetable crops. The asparagus crop is well suited to the light, sandy soil at Dovecote Farm.

Normally, the asparagus season starts on 24th April and ends on 21st June, but due to the British climate, don't hold us to those dates! Our asparagus beds will usually produce saleable spears for 6-8 weeks.


Cutting asparagus requires a little bit of care and skill - and a special knife. So we do the back-breaking work for you!

 


Please mention The Best of Kettering when you call on us.


Found on The Best of Kettering "Pick your own" category.

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

We have always recieved a warm welcome and welcoming reception, followed by excellent food and drinks at very competitive prices. The staff are very professional.

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Always good food, always good service so we always keep coming back. Highly recommended.

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

We have been visiting now for a number of years and always look forward to it as the food is so good. If money was no object we would come bt every week. We always tell our friends to visit as we know they would not be dissapointed. Finally your cake sect

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Beautiful location, menu choice homemade and desserts delicious. Service ain't so bad either. Been back many times, be back again.

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Always good food, fresh and very tasty, I enjoy it every time.

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In February 2012, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Service is good, food is excellent. The Buttery is an ideal place for lunch with a large selection of snacks and meals in an attractive establishmant. Delicious.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

This is my third visit to Dovecote Buttery and it's good as always.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

I frequently recommend to my friends. Whenever I need something 'special' I come to Dovecote, whether it is a dessert or cake or a main meal. The vegetables are always freshly cooked - not everyone's priority but definitely mine!

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Very good service and great staff. The food is superb as always. Many Thanks.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Five Star!! Friendly welcome and service. Excellent food with generous portions.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Very nice food, lovely atmosphere and some very tempting objects to buy - plus the farm shop! Puddings? wow!

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Very friendly and helpful service. Would recommend the pate and the pork lunch.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Dovecote Buttery - Great food and really well kept environment as well.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

The salmon fishcakes were first class and tasted homemade. Excellent service.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Very nice - large selection - generous portions. Travelling home to Nottingham!

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Dovecote Buttery. Brilliant!! I was given a superb 60th birthday party to remember.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

I have been 8 times in the last four months and everytime has been so enjoyable, the food, the service is first class. I tell everyone I know. A few have been to see for themselves and agree with me.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Thanks of the excellent food and excellent service. We will come again.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Lovely setting, generous portions of tasty food - very enjoyable, thanks.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

The lamb chop special today was perfect, well on par with restaurants like the Pheasant or the George in Stamford. Well done.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Always a lovely place to visit, my only recommendation would be for a varied starter menu ie, goats cheese, salmon etc.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Wonderful service. Who makes your pasties? Visit first choice. Outstanding baked potatoes! Overall well done great effort!

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

A bright and airy building with a warm welcoming feel set in pleasant rural farm. The menu is varied and the food is delicious and well presented. Lots of lovely treats to be tempted by.

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Yes very good, would have liked bigger cups for the tea!! A mug of tea would be lovely.mmmm

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In November 2011, said about Dovecote Farm Buttery

Thanks to Dovecote Buttery, great food and great service. Really like it.

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    Newton Road
    Newton
    Kettering
    Northants
    NN14 1BW
    T: 01536 742 227
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