Hitchin Lavender Fields

Yippiiiiiie, I finally paid a visit to Hitchin Lavender Fields!

(thanks to an early birthday present off Mum, thanks Mum!)

Cheers to a bloody lovely day!

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We had to pre book online

 Entrance price is £6 but we paid £22 for a family of 4 ticket.

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We booked the 12-2pm slot and there was about 50ish spaces per slot which was just enough to enable us to enjoy the lavender fields without feeling overwhelmed by too many other people.

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It was lovely and peaceful and smelt super calming (as you can imagine).

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Rosemary Beetle

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Technichally lavender picking was not available to avoid cross contamination using the scissors during Covid-19 and as not to hold up the flow in the lavender rows.

BUT…people were picking with their hands once they had walked to the end of the lavender rows.

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Luckily the weather was super sunny (so sunny I got burnt so don’t forget the sun cream!)

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Photoshoot op!

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The fields were buzzing with bees but we managed to escape without disturbing them too much or any stings!

Miya loved discovering the metallic Rosemary Beetles too.

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I felt very Instagrammable with my basket bag.

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After an hour in the fields we ended our session with some yummy lavender flavoured refreshments including:

Lavender shortbread, gluten free lavender and orange cake and lavender ice cream (our favourite being the shortbread).

I also treated myself so some Raspberry and lavender jam and a jar of seville and lavender marmalade form the gift shop (£4.50 each)

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Chuffed to bits to finally tick Hitchin off my bucket list!

Happy early birthday to me!

🙂

 

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