maize maze & pick your own sunflowers

Welcome to Fordingbridge

On the edge of the New Forest

Bickton Manor Farm, between Salisbury & Bournemouth, on the edge of the New Forest. This year we are raising money in aid of Great Ormond St to bring you Peter Pan’s Neverland. “Fly” into Neverland, catch up with the Lost Boys, watch out for the ticking croc and try and make sure Captain Hook does not capture you otherwise you will be walking the plank!

We have a good few acres of PYO with sunflowers & sweet corn, highly photogenic wild flowers, as well as crafts to make, ice cream to eat and food to enjoy.

Opening Dates & Times:

Parking is free but we are fundraising in aid of Great Ormond St so you are most welcome to leave your change with us to count and give to this amazing charity!

Dates

7th August to 30th August (Bank Holiday Monday)

Times

9.30 am with last entry at 4pm. Site closes at 5.30 pm

A Day Out To Remember

Crafts – Make a Tinkerbell wand, sunflower tin pail vase and more!

Prices range from £3.50 to £6.50

Wildflowers – the wildflowers have been specially chosen for their bee appeal

Food – Ice cream, coffee, cakes and hot food

PYO Sunflowers – we have 9 varieties of sunflowers to pick, take home and once you have enjoyed looking at them you could turn them into a bird feeder or use the seeds to make tasty treats! Single stem £1 or 6 stems for £5.00

Photoshoots – Take insta-worthy snaps in the sunflowers and wildflowers or hire our professional photographer.

Facilities

Plenty of free parking, lots of space to run around, stroll and play. We have portaloo toilets, disabled toilets.

There will also be food, drinks and snacks onsite. Please note we do not allow dogs on site except registered guide dogs.

What to bring

All-weather clothes, wellies, umbrellas, sunscreen, sunhat.

Secateurs and gloves for picking and a big bag to take home your sunflowers.

Spare change to donate to Great Ormond street Children’s Hospital.

PYO Sunflowers & PYO Sweetcorn

Sunflowers, while always beautiful, can also be fickle and unpredictable! Our seeds were planted with the hope that they will bloom through August, they and the weather may have other plans. Please check Patch Conditions for information.

Prices

£5 for 6 sunflowers
£0.75 Corn on a cob

The Maize that we planted to make the Maze is not good for people to eat, which is why we planted our super sweet variety of corn, for you to pick, take home and enjoy

Dry and cloudy!

Map & Address

We’re located on the A338 between Ringwood and Downton on the edge of the New Forest

Bickton Manor Farm
Fordingbridge
Hampshire
SP6 2HA

01425 460079

 

Car – SP6 2HA
Bus – X3 bus stops right outside!
Taxi – Express Cars 01425 650000
Tuk Tuk – our local tuk tuk might give you a lift home, if you’re nice to them!

Bookings

Purchase tickets from Citizen Ticket.

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CUSTOMER NOTICE

The Fordingbridge Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Maze will be CLOSED on 30th & 31st due to weather conditions. *All Halloween Maze tickets for the 30th & 31st will be refunded. 

The Sompting Patch will be CLOSED on 30th & 31st due to weather conditions.

The Bath, Cardiff & Porthcawl Patches will be CLOSED on 31st due to weather conditions.