5 Breathtaking Sunflower Fields in the UK to Visit This Summer

Summer is a great time to visit various outdoor attractions which cannot be experienced throughout the year. Also, the most pleasant season of the year is when all sunflower fields in the UK bloom into their full yellow-golden shine. The best time to visit these fields is usually August, with some opening their doors as early as July and others accepting visitors until September. 

Sunflower fields stay in bloom for around eight to 12 weeks, but their peak bloom time lasts only about two to three weeks. Therefore, it's better to pay them a visit sooner rather than waiting until the end of the season when they may not look their best.

ordtuHowever, before you set out on a trip, we recommend checking out each field's specific details, such as the period they are open for visitors, whether or not there is a fee, where to park and other particulars.

Here are some of the most beautiful locations to get lost in a maze of sunflower gorgeousness. 

Rhossili, Wales

Rhossili, Wales

Originally planted to attract birds, bees and other wildlife, this sunflower field near pretty Rhossili Bay also makes an excellent stop for people who want to enjoy the virtually neverending carpet of sunflowers. Conveniently set near gorgeous sandy beaches with sea caves waiting to be explored, Rhossili is an excellent location to keep on your list of future outdoor adventures.

link: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/rhosili-and-south-gower-coast/features/sunflowers-at-rhosili

Hitchin Lavender, Hertfordshire

Hitchin Lavender, Hertfordshire

As the name suggests, this place is heaven for lavender lovers, but right next to the dazzling purple fields, you can find the blossoming sunflower field. For a small fee, you can even fill a basket with cuttings of these beautiful summer flowers. What a wonderful keepsake to take home from a sunny day out.

link: https://www.hitchinlavender.com/

The Pop-Up Farm, Hertfordshire

The Pop-Up Farm, Hertfordshire

Another sunflower farm in this area, excellent if you want to learn about the flowers as you walk among them, breathe fresh air and keep memories of your visit by taking stunning aerial photos from their photography platform. Located just about an hour drive from London, visiting this sunflower field can make a fantastic outing for Londoners.

link: https://www.thepopupfarm.co.uk/

Cairnie Fruit Farm, Scotland

Cairnie Fruit Farm, Scotland

One of the biggest fruit farms in Scotland, Cairnie Fruit Farm, can make your day trip well worth your while. Here, you can pick your own strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, cherries, as well as sunflowers. They also have a cafe, a mega maze and a vast range of kids activities.

link: https://www.cairniefruitfarm.co.uk/

Cotswold Farm Park, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Farm Park, Gloucestershire

Dive into the breathtaking sea of sunflowers right in the heart of Cotswolds. It's worth mentioning that this place is more than just a sunflower field. Cotswold Farm Park is a full-scale working farm packed with many activities, a shop, as well as camping and glamping options for longer stays.

link: https://cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk/

Whatever sunflower field you pick, don't forget to bring your best camera and make sure you fill it with as many amazing photos as possible. If you feel like sharing your sunflower field experience publicly, don't forget to tag us in your social media posts. We are @holidayfoxuk on Instagram. See you there!

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