The Lavender Fields will reopen on Wednesday 15th June to Sunday 7th August 2022
(Standard entry tickets will not be available to prebook. You will be able to purchase your ticket on arrival)
In a typical English summer our lavender fields start to come into flower mid June, with the best time to see them early-mid July but it can differ year to year with the weather.
We do grow our Lavender as a crop – and just like any crop we have to harvest it – unfortunately when it’s at its peak! Harvest usually starts around 20th July and takes about 2 weeks, it is a slow process and we have lots of lavender to harvest surrounding fields, we harvest these first so there is plenty of lavender for you to see even when we have started harvest.
As long as Covid-19 rules allow, visitors will be able to go into distillery this year. The distillery will only be working when we actually harvest, as the lavender needs to be distilled the same day as it is cut. We cannot tell you when we are distilling in advance as we are totally reliant on the weather on the day but we start around 20th July for appoximately 2 weeks. (Nor can we we reliably predict the weather a few days ahead, as we are often asked.)
Hill Barn Farm, Snowshill, Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7JY
Cotswold Lavender is easy to find in the outskirts of the village of Snowshill. Not far from the National Trust Property Snowshill Manor.
We have brown tourist signs (which say Snowshill Lavender) giving directions from main roads in the local area.
To visit by Car:
We are 2 miles south of village of Broadway. From the centre of Broadway follow Church Street along the side of the village green. Follow that road for 1.5 miles up the hill to Snowshill. Pass Snowshill Manor on your right. At the start of the village take the first turn to the left at a fork in the road. Take the next left again and after leaving the village take the next left again. Cotswold Lavender is 300 metres ahead. Parking is available free of charge for patrons of Cotswold Lavender only.
This year we are again asking people to follow the new one way system when visiting and leaving the farm.
This should help reduce queues and make everyones visit easier.
To visit by Rail:
The nearest stations are Moreton in Marsh (6 miles). We advise taking a taxi from the station to the farm. (please also remember to book a taxi to collect you as they can be in high demand) Click here for local taxi companies.