English cherries are about to ripen! Make sure you pay a visit to the English Cherry Co at Aspley Guise this summer. For 3-4 weeks between July and August you can savour the deliciously mouth-watering flavours of 8 varieties of cherry.
At the farm shop you can learn about the growth and harvest of this marvellous fruit. You could even swap recipes with other customers. This season is likely to start from around 10 July and the shop opens daily during this period from 9am-6pm. If you can’t make it to the shop, keep an eye open at local outlets and in the lay-bys for places to stop and buy.
Three generations of the family manage the 2,000 cherry trees, from tending to them to marketing and selling the product at the end. For the most up-to-date information follow twitter@englishcherry or sign up to their seasonal reminder service.
You must experience the size, quality and taste of this delicious fruit.
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