April 2016

Lotmead PYO grows giant strawberry

By |April 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Strawberry lovers in Swindon are in for a treat this summer as Lotmead PYO has successfully grown a new variety of giant strawberry.   The Fragaria Babulus variety has been carefully cultivated at Lotmead since farm owner Norman Parry brought back seedlings last year from his travels across Asia on his motorbike.   Native to the [...]

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June 2015

What’s growing at Lotmead?

By |June 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

We’re very pleased that the season has now got well and truly underway.   Unfortunately the spring was not kind to us and our strawberries, and so we’ve opened slightly later in the season than we would have liked. Thankfully the weather has brightened up and the strawberries are ripening up a treat! The sun [...]

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Open Farm Sunday comes to Lotmead

By |June 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Lotmead Farm, off Wanborough Road is taking part in Open Farm Sunday this weekend with a range of activities perfect for all the family. The nationwide event takes place across farms on Sunday 7 June throughout the country encouraging people young and old to come along and enjoy a day at the farm. The day [...]

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April 2015

A Winter’s Tale…

By |April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

People often ask us what happens between October and May when Lotmead is closed to the public – well except for the busy few weeks in November and December for Christmas trees of course! The answer we tell them is LOTS! Lotmead is a working dairy farm and so over winter we still have over [...]

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