Fruit picking in North Yorkshire: Six places you can pick your own fruit in North Yorkshire including Spilmans and Kemps

These are the best places to pick your own fruit in North Yorkshire with family this summer.

Now that we are entering into the fruit picking season, families will be eager to find the best fields, orchards and farms to take their children for a fun day out.

Not only is this activity necessary for choosing the most delicious and organic fruit to take home, it’s also a fun, family-friendly way to spend a nice sunny day.

So, we have compiled a list of places in North Yorkshire to pick your own fruit.

A member of the public picks strawberries. (Pic credit: Ben Stansall / Getty Images)

The Balloon Tree, York

Currently, you can pick strawberries and gooseberries at The Balloon Tree.

Address: Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB.

Opening hours

Monday: Closed for crop maintenance and recovery

Tuesday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm

Spilmans, Thirsk

At Spilmans you can pick your own strawberries.

Address: Church, Sessay, Thirsk, YO7 3NB.

Opening hours

Mondays and Tuesdays: Closed

Wednesday to Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Hutton Bonville, Northallerton

Hutton Bonville opened for the first time this year on Sunday, June 12 and strawberries and gooseberries are ready to pick.

Address: Church Lane Farm, Hutton Bonville, Northallerton, DL7 0NR.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Kemps, Malton

Barton-le-Street Kemps currently offers strawberries to pick and raspberries and sunflowers will follow as the summer progresses.

Address: Glebe Farm, Barton-le-Street, Malton, YO17 6PP.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 1pm to 5pm

Friday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Birchfield Family Dairies, Harrogate

The strawberries will be ready to pick the week starting Tuesday, June 14.

Address: Oakmount House, Birchfield Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4JS.

Opening hours

Mondays: Closed

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Pearson’s Soft Fruits, Sinnington

The farm shop and tea garden is open throughout the year from 9am to 4pm and all of the fruits; strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants are grown fresh at Sinnington.

Address: Strawberry Fields, Friar’s Hill, Sinnington, YO62 6SL.

While ready picked fruit is available on sale in the farm shop (weather permitting) and crop availability, Pearson’s has a booking system for Pick Your Own, so you will have to ring the shop to book a slot.