Victoria Farm

Victoria Farm Ltd is a family owned fruit growing company established over 27 years ago at its present location in Hadlow, Nr Tonbridge in the beautiful countryside of Kent.

We grow many varieties of apples including Gala, Bramley, Cameo, Cox, Braeburn, September Wonder, Cheerfull Gold, Russet, Red Windsor etc.  Usual picking season is approximately August to November and packing is August until April.

 

Location

The farm is situated walking distance from the village of Hadlow where you will find a selection of shops, hairdressers, tea rooms, fish and chip shop, bakery, post office, pub, gardens, chemist etc.  Buses run from Hadlow to the towns of Tonbridge (approx. 15 mins), Tunbridge Wells (approx. 25 mins), Maidstone (approx 25 mins) etc. for all your shopping needs.  From Tonbridge to central London by train is approx. 50 mins or to the seaside (Hastings, Margate) is similar. You can visit many castles e.g. Leeds, Hever, Tonbridge, Scotney to name a few, plus beautiful historical sites e.g Penshurst Place, Sissinghurst, Knole Park and many more.

 

Jobs

We usually start apple picking during the month of August and continue to the end of October or beginning of November (subject to crop and weather) and the fruit packhouse will continue until approx. April.

 

We provide mobile home facilities with rooms for 2,3, or 4 people and then shared kitchen, laundry, showers, toilets.  Plates, cutlery, pots and pans are all provided.

We usually pick 8 hours a day Monday - Friday and occasional weekends depending on weather.  Fruit picking is hard work, most of the picking is in twos or groups.  You will need to be fit and healthy, able to lift, carry, keen to work hard, pick to a high standard with no bruising and entitled to work in the UK.  If you meet the above requirements please contact us immediately.

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