Pick raspberries at Linby farm summer fun day

Get your buckets ready as raspberries will be ripe for the picking at an event taking place at a farm in Linby next month.

People popping along to the summer fun day at Brooke Farm on Saturday, July 7 can pick the fruit for £2.90 a kilo.

As well as fruit picking, visitors can enjoy cakes and craft stalls, barbecue food, children’s games, a bouncy castle, live music and a dog show.

Also on offer is a self-service café and seating area for refreshments for visitors.

Entry to the event is free – but some activities will have a charge.

The fun day will be running from 10am to 4pm.

PICTURED: Brooke Farm is based in Linby 
HEN PARTY: Hens feed at Brooke Farm in Linby

The farm is run by Nottinghamshire County Council and employs staff with mixed abilities and offers training to people with disabilities.

Councillor Stuart Wallace, chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee, said: “Last year’s event went down a storm and we’re hoping for a nice day to attract even more people to this activity-packed event.”

The farm shop offers a range of home-grown produce for sale including, free range eggs, seasonal vegetables, salad and fruit, flowers and plants along with locally-sourced products such as bread, milk, preserves, pickles, cakes and biscuits.

Produce grown at Brooke Farm is sold at the farm shop in Main Street, Linby, and is open Monday to Thursday 8am to 3.45pm, Friday 8am to 3.15pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm.

For further information on the shop call 0115 963 2638 or visit

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