Welcome to Sunflower Picking Patch Fordingbridge!

Maize Maze & PYO Sunflower Patch at the gateway to the New Forest

Fordingbridge is home to our 4 acre maize maze. We also planted 60,000 sunflowers for you to pick and take home to keep the smiles going!

Free Parking – £6 Entry – Under 4’s Free

2020 opening dates and times

—  15th August – 16th August —

—  19th August – 31st August —

—  9:30am – 5pm daily (last entry 4pm)  —

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A day out to remember

A journey into our maze is great fun for all and is full of bee facts, figures and bee sculptures! £6 per person with under 4s free entry.

Wander into the sunflower patch and PYO. Gloves and secateurs are advised, though we may have a few spare that we can lend to you. £1 per stem or £5 for 6.

Crafts and more

Make your own bubble wand, create your own tin can bee or dragon fly bird feeder and take a tin pail vase, fill it with sunflowers and add your bespoke design.

There are photo opportunities galore and if you would like a professional photo shoot then we have a team ready and waiting!

Amenities and facilities

Plenty of free parking and lots of space to picnic, run around, stroll and play. We have portaloo toilets and baby changing facilities on site.

Drinks and snacks available.

If you would like to pre-book for your maze visit feel free to do so by clicking ‘Book Now’.


Where you’ll find us:

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

Bickton Manor Farm


Patch condition:


Flowers are in full bloom!