The lavender field is NOW CLOSED, but the Lavender Cafe is open on Saturday mornings ( see page)!
We look forward to seeing all our wonderful visitors again next year in June. No pre-booking tickets are needed, except for the talks or special evening events…see below
A group talk (next summer) about the distillation, bees and much more ! in the distllation shed MUST be prebooked with Ian on 07766501209. The talks will take place on a Wednesday, Friday , and Saturday at 11am and 2pm (20 places available at each session) during field opening dates.
The field entrance fee (day pass) is paid on the gate, there are no pre booked tickets needed (except for talks) so obviously some days and times will be busier than others, but as the field is a large area , it is able to accommodate everyone.
The cafe is small though, so please allow for some delays for hot drinks at very busy times, but its worth the wait!
Unfortunately we cannot accommodate coaches.
Opening times are:
Monday : CLOSED
Tuesday : CLOSED
PLEASE NOTE WE CLOSE PROMPTLY AT 4.30 pm ( last entrance really is 3.30pm)
Please be aware this is a working field, with rabbits and moles etc, so the ground is uneven in places and in wet weather the grass maybe slippery, please wear appropriate shoes/ boots.
Children must be supervised at all times, as the lavender plants get damaged if they are jumped on! this is bad for the plants and spoils it for others too.
There are only grass paths around the field, so be aware if using a wheelchair or pushchairs, however the lavender can be viewed from all areas fairly easily, the field is a short walk from the car parking area, so should be accessible for those with limited mobility.
We share the lavender with lots of wildlife, particularly bees, so do take care, and full responsibility of yourselves if you are walking close to the lavender and touching it!
We do NOT allow picking of the lavender, but there will be lavender bunches for sale, subject to availability on the day.
Please respect the privacy of our neighbours and do not go too close to the back boundary of the field
The Lavender Cafe … please see separate page
Our pond has deepwater so please keep children under close supervision at all times . NO SWIMMING or paddling is permitted, it is for wildlife only!
Talks on a Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 11am and 2pm during field open dates, buy tickets in advance or on the day, subject to availability ( £8 includes the day pass to the lavender field) for an informative talk about the lavender field, learn all about the distillation process, maybe even see it in action once harvest has started! learn about the different varieties of the lavenders we grow and why we grow different varieties? What is Hydrosol? How is lavender essential oil produced? and much more from our expert Ian!!
ring 07766501209 for pre- booking. places limited to 20 per session, so don’t delay!
after the talk enjoy the rest of the day in the field or just stop to purchase a delicious cup of coffee and cake.
Toilet facilities : There is a disabled toilet / baby changing available, and 2 other toilets for everyone to use, whenever the cafe / field is open.
Parking is free, there are limited spaces on hard standing, parking is on grass, in a field ( if there has been heavy rain this will not be used due to the possibility of getting a car stuck in mud! but even with all the rain last year we had no one stuck!!) the field is a very short walk to the entrance of the lavender field.
There are 2 spaces reserved for disabled drivers close to the cafe / lavender field which are on hard standing.
You’re welcome to bring a picnic to our field and make use of the benches available, or to bring a rug and your own chairs and just use the outside space , enjoying the pond and field. We kindly request ALL litter is taken home with you as we are restricted on our waste collections.
sorry NO Barbecues
We have very limited shelter / shade, so it is advisable to bring your own shade or shelter from bad weather.
Please see separate page for information on the Lavender Cafe
Well behaved dogs, on leads, are welcome, and any dog poo is cleared away by owners.
PLEASE BUY A Professional Photography PASS in the online shop
All photography for commercial use, or that requires a change of outfits (!) is professional, and is subjected to a fee, of £45 per day, exclusivity is not guaranteed in a specific area, however the field is big enough to find a quiet area, all clients attending the shoot, need to purchase a day pass that can be bought at the gate on entry
Any special occasion photographs , engagement, wedding, landscape or any other commercial photography as defined by us, that are deemed to be professional will require the ‘photographer’s fee’
Drones are strictly prohibited at all times. (we are close to Coventry airport so in a restrictive zone)
Amateur photography for personal use is of course more than welcome! Please tag Warwickshire Lavender if you post them online as we love to see your beautiful pictures.
Warwickshire Lavender Farm started out in 2016, as a dream hobby for retirement, to provide a beautiful environment and to give Ian’s 3 bee hive residents some lovely foraging and to produce the much sought-after lavender honey, and to create a beautiful, relaxing space for health and wellbeing.
We hope you enjoy visiting online or in person our beautiful little farm and charity cafe, that is on an ever-improving journey.
We look forward to welcoming you!
THE FIELD is NOW CLOSED until June 2024 ,
The LAVENDER CAFE is NOW OPEN every SATURDAY 10am to 2pm ! it provides delicious hot and cold drinks and cake until it runs out!! ( sorry we do not provide lunches or sandwiches)
All products in the on-line shop can also be purchased in the cafe, where you can smell the wonderful aromas.
Find us here: Watery Lane, Bubbenhall CV8 3BQ
Ian and Pippa