Dovecote Farm Pick Your Own Soft Fruit
  • Newton Road
    NN14 1BW
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 amount 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

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!5922be67c6a7112d0e0008eb

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.

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