6 Breathtaking Flower Fields
Looking to visit a glorious flower field this summer? You'll feel like you're sashaying through France or Holland with these dazzling floral pop-ups - all right on our home turf. From lavender displays to rolling carpets of colourful sunflowers, check out these beautiful fields you won't believe are in the UK.
Cotswold Lavender Fields, Snowshill, Broadway, Worcs
This third generation family run farm is total catnip for your IG feed. Lavender growing started here back in 1999 with just a few plants. Today, more than 40 varieties grow over 140 miles of glorious countryside and 500,000. At the peak of the summer it’s harvested and distilled by traditional methods before being whipped up to make the purest English lavender oil and all kinds of goodies. Until then, skip through it to your heart’s content from 16 June to 05 August, with the best time to visit being mid July this year (check ahead if you want to be sure).
The Confetti Flower Field, Pershore, Worcs
The Confetti Flower Field bursts into full bloom on the Wyke Manor Estate in Worcestershire for a few spectacular weeks each summer. This year the window to go see them is 25 June to 04 July. Just ten days folks, so go, go, go! Brimming with delphiniums and cornflowers the flowers are grown to be harvested as 100% biodegradable confetti by the Real Flower Petal Confetti Co. Plenty of parking available on site but make sure to book ahead. PLUS watch this space for the sunflower fields, in full bloom by mid-August.
Sunflower Sundays, Cotswold Farm Park, Glos
Brighten up your Sunday mornings with swathes of smike-inducing sunflowers. open every Sunday from 9.30 am to 10.30am the Cotswold Farm Park’s famous sunflower meadow will be open to visitors. Take some Instaworthy family snaps as you picnic. Visits cost £5 with a pre-booked time slot or access to the field is included with a booking to the Farm Park (£15 per adult). And why not add on a five stem bouquet to take home for £4.
Aliums at The Garden at Miserden, Stroud
These stunning aliums are in full bloom at the glorious Garden at Miserden right now. You’ll also find swatches of the prettiest magnolia, roses and many more, – it’s a festival of florals! Currently open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and Bank Holidays, make sure to book ahead.
Poppy Field, Didmarton, Glos
The Cotswolds surrenders the most amazing poppy covered fields every year in July – you just need to head out into the heart of the AONB and voila! One place that’s usually a dead cert is Didmarton – an open field that is accessible without charge, however it is a working field so the poppies will be harvested by mid-August. Park up on Didmarton High Street and you can walk there (there’s also a small layby just near the field if you’re having a quick pit stop there).
Poppies and Wildflowers, Plock Court, Glos
Located in central Gloucester, Plock Court is a 26-hectare park open to the public, since 2019, it’s also been transformed into a wildflower meadow so you’re likely to find a stream of poppies here as well as a whole host of wild-flowering beauties.