Pick Your Own Fruit

School Farm, Retford

School Farm, Retford- NOW OPEN

School Farm at Retford is now OPEN for strawberry picking and sunflower picking. For essential information please scroll to the bottom.

In addition to the pick your own produce and the farm shop available here at School Farm, we have the added bonus of our Maize Maze! Fantastic fun for the whole family, get lost in our bee themed maze as you look for symbols and solve the missing word. Please visit the 'Maize Maze' page for more information and opening times. The maize maze will open late summer until September.

Friendly farm animals including Alpacas, goats, ducks, sheep & more!

We aim to be open from June to mid-August  for strawberry picking, but crop timings and availability depends heavily on the weather conditions. Whilst pumpkins are harvested throughout October.

Produce can also become unavailable during the season due to unforeseen weather conditions or the farm becoming busy. We recommend that you check our Facebook page for updates before your visit to avoid disappointment.

*Open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
*Last pick 30 mins before closing
*To avoid disappointment please don’t arrive before 10am, the gates will be closed until this time to allow staff to set up for the day
*Currently only strawberries available to pick
*PYO strawberries £3.90 per kilo
*Sunflowers £1 per stem, please bring your own secateurs we do not provide these
*We also sell our own pod peas and other local produce
*No booking required, just turn up and pick!
*Dogs on leads welcome but must stay on edge of field for hygiene purposes 🐶
*No entry or parking fee
*We accept both cash and card 💵
*Please use the bins provided
*Weather dependent - Please check our page on a rainy day in case we are closed!
*Pay for what you pick! So be careful not to over pick
*DN22 8DB

Last but not least, we hope you enjoy your time with us, we can’t wait to see you all!


School Farm, Ollerton Road, Retford,DN22 8DB

Opening Hours

  • Our general opening times are: 

How to Find Us

We are located in West Drayton on the outskirts of Retford.

School Farm

Ollerton Road

West Drayton



Tel: 01302 751729