Farm Tours

Stocks Farm is situated between the Malvern Hills and the rolling Herefordshire countryside. We are a farm producing cider and eating apples, and several varieties of hops. We are also one of largest hop producers in Worcestershire. The farm comes alive in the spring with the apple blossom and is open for visits right the way through the summer, up to the harvest in September, when it becomes a real hub of activity.


Cider blossom

Open Farm Sunday 2018

We are pleased to announce that this year’s LEAF Open Farm Sunday was a huge success with over 250 visitors from far and wide enjoying the glorious British sunshine in some of the nation’s most beautiful countryside. Situated on the borders of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Stocks Farm is in a prime location bordering an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Visitors enjoyed walks around Richard and Ali’s farm, apple orchards and hop yards as well as a chance to see the infamous Bruff hop picking machine. Located next to “The Hop Shed” brewery, visitors were able to enjoy a drink in the sun after a lovely walk. Hilltop Farm offered a delicious ‘Free range Pig roast’ and there were many other activities and chances to support the local community by purchasing local produce and homemade cakes as well as raising a fantastic £622 for Suckley School playground equipment. Open Farm Sunday also afforded home brewers the chance to explore the farm as well as giving them a chance to purchase hops for their own brewing.

We’d like to thank everyone who attended and for all of their support towards LEAF Open Farm Sunday and for the donations to Suckley School. We hope to see all of you again next year.

             

Read all about us here Worcester Evening News also, The Telegraph                   

 

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Stocks Farm Open Day: 

In 2016 our open day included a tour of the apple orchards and hop yards ending with a tour of the Bruff Hop picking machine & Hop Kiln. We include local history and points of interest along the way.

We had approximately 60 visitors, despite the rain. The tour took about 1.5 hours to complete and ended with tea & cakes in the old Kiln, over looking the Malvern hills.  In June 2018, we participated in Open Farm Sunday so we are planning another Open Day in September 2019.

You can read a visitors Blog on their visit with us.  Please click here

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Blossom & Harvest Walks:

Farm visits are ideal during Spring, Summer or Autumn when there is usually something to see, although the nicest months to come are April & May for the Blossom Walks and September & October for the Harvest Walks. We can cater for groups of 10 up to 60 by prior arrangement.

OPENING TIMES: Stocks Farm is open for tours between April – October.  Prior booking is essential. Please call the farm office on 01886 884202.

We are on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border, 25 minutes from junction 7 of the M5.

            

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