Fruit picking activities around the area.
The summer holidays are fast approaching and fruit picking is a great family activity to keep your young ones busy. Your children will love the run outdoors and fruit picking encourages healthy eating. Choosing the ripe fruit and putting in the basket is so exciting and many adults will remember this experience from when they were young. There are many local farms to visit in the area and the produce varies from berries and strawberries to some vegetables.
Hendrewennol – situated in the Vale, this farm allows you to pick your own this summer and then let the children play outdoors whilst adults relax and enjoy some tea, cakes or icecream. For further information visit www.hendrewennol.com
Berry Hill Farm – situated in Coedkernew, between Newport and Cardiff, you can pick apples, plums, pears and gooseberries. There is also a shop and garden centre. For further information visit www.berryhillfruitfarm.co.uk
Gelynis farm – this fruit farm is located 5 miles north of Cardiff centre. There is a farm cafe serving lunch, tea/coffee, cakes and icecream. For further information visit www.gelynisfarm.co.uk