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Great Kids’ Day Out – Pick Your Own

health and wellbeing kids Aug 09, 2015

With the summer holidays in full flow, if you’re looking for a great kids’ day out, I can highly recommend Pick Your Own. We visited Peterley Manor Farm in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire and it was absolutely fantastic.

If you’ve never been to Pick Your Own before (and can you believe it? I hadn’t!), it’s exactly that. You head out into the fields of a working farm and help yourself to their freshly grown produce, which you then pay for by the kilo at the end of the day. 

There are so many wonderful benefits to picking your own fruit and vegetables including, to name but a few:

  • Children learn where fruit and veg come from and get to experience the different ways that they are grown – on trees, in the ground, on hedges etc.
  • Fussy eaters may just be tempted to try a little raspberry, or get involved with making a recipe from their pickings at home later on.
  • The produce is seasonal and local. This means they have a higher...
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