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Hitchin Lavender

Cadwell Farm Arlesey Road, Hitchin SG5 3UA, England
+44 1462 434343
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Absolutely a must

This field is a gem of Hitchin and is insanely popular with Asian tourists for some reasons, even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile

To pick your own lavender was a real treat and then to find the lovely cafe was a bonus. It's a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
sandy l
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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We're a family owned and run farm. During the summer months (check the website for precise dates)we're open to visitors who are able to wander up and down the miles of lavender rows we grow. We also have a small gift shop and offer light refreshments too. Coach groups or large parties are only possible by prior booking. Hope to see you soon!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cadwell Farm Arlesey Road, Hitchin SG5 3UA, England
+44 1462 434343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This field is a gem of Hitchin and is insanely popular with Asian tourists for some reasons, even though there are other lavender fields around London, even within M25. I reckon, it is conveniently located on the way to Cambridge. For £5 you get scissors...More

Thank Lidia989
Reviewed 7 November 2017

To pick your own lavender was a real treat and then to find the lovely cafe was a bonus. It's a place we would go backto just for a coffee or lunch

Thank sandy l
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My wife and I went to hitchin lavender with our daughter and grandchildren.we had a lovely time.have got some lovely photos of the girls in the fields of lavender.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It's not often that you find an appealing activity for toddlers and older visitors alike. My grandson (18 months) enjoyed running along the rows, releasing the lovely aroma as he brushed past. I recommend going along on a day when another activity is running (Ickle...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautifully thought out for all your needs. Coffee inside or out, yummy foods are likewise. Dogs on leads allowed. Wheelchairs and little people carriers, plenty of room. Very nice shop and undercover or open air tables, according to weather. Overall a delightful place to visit,...More

Thank fatlynet
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We went here as an outing for my daughters birthday, as that is what she wanted to do. We all had a fun day & enjoyed ourselves. Fresh air amongst the flowers. Shop prices were a bit dear & so were the cafes but the...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I have lived in the area for nearly 20 years but I'm ashamed to say I hadn't visited Hitchin Lavender until this year. Spent a lovely couple of hours picking Lavender in the sun. The only downside was that it was extremely busy so I...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Not sure whether to give 3 or 4 stars.A great place but let down by many obvious flaws.Direction after parking was one.Not advising that sunflowers were over despite only end July .Maybe some info on varieties of lavender there on fields would have been good.Entrance...More

Thank Hippos3
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to walk and enjoy the lavender and thousands of bees. A nice pot of tea and cake from the shop and restaurant.

Thank PaulMint
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to spend a couple of very pleasant hours. We really enjoyed picking the lavender and seeing all the different varieties. Great backdrop for gorgeous photos. Also a couple of lovely cafes and a small playground. Best to go on a sunny day to...More

Thank clairemeola
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Amal C | Reviewed this property |
Hi :) The lavender may still be out but I think that the sunflowers season may be drawing to a close. But it's still worth a visit :) Enjoy. cheers
12 May 2017|
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Response from Caroline F | Reviewed this property |
obviously the best time to go is when the lavender is in bloom or you won't get the full beauty of the lavender fields and scent. Best to ring ahead to find out, usually summer months, however, it is a nice place to stop for... More