Expert growers since 1908, Secretts is a family-run farm in Milford, Surrey. Specialists in producing top-quality award-winning seasonal fruit and vegetables, which they sell via wholesalers and in their farm shop.
From tangy rhubarb to prized English asparagus, the sweetest baby carrots and beets and autumn squash, more than 20 crops are grown in Secretts’ fields.
In particular, Secretts is famous for tender salad leaves, even supplying the restaurant trade in London and the South East.
From mid-summer the Pick Your Own is open and strawberries are grown in raised beds for easy picking.
Secretts Farm shop, which opened in 1977, is renowned for its cheese counter, with over 300 different varieties stocked and this is complemented by an eclectic range of confectionery, preserves, biscuits, artisan breads and cooking ingredients.
Foodie day out
A trip to Secretts really is a great foodie day out in Surrey as, in addition to the excellent Farm Shop, there is an on site Q Guild butchers, Black Barn (former Surrey Life awards finalists for best butchers); Eliza’s Tea Room, which serves homemade food; ethical boutique Jo’s Jumpers; and the monthly Milford farmers' market. Secretts is also home to Hawkins Brothers, a fine English wine merchants running regular wine tastings.
Secretts' seasonal foodie events, including Vegan Week in January, Secretts Sweetcorn Festival in August, Pumpkin Week in October and regular tastings with local food and drink producers, make this a Surrey attraction that's well worth a visit. Do check their website for event details.
Pick your own crop calendar
A guide to what's in season at Secretts of Milford
Crop availability is dependent upon weather conditions - please call 01483 520555 for information
Rhubarb - May to October Asparagus - May to mid-June Broad beans - June to August Blackcurrants - June - July Gooseberries - June to July Redcurrants - June to July Strawberries - June to October Opal Plums - Late July to August Carrots - July to September Cherry tomatoes - July to October Loganberries - July to October Raspberries - July to October
Salad onions - July to August Blackberries - July to October French beans - July to October Courguettes - July to October Marrows - July to October Runner beans - July to October Victoria plums - August Flowers - August to September Sunflowers - August to October Sweetcorn - August to October Squash - September to October Pumpkins - October
Local Food Surrey says
Secretts Farm was one of the pioneers of pick your own in the UK, first opening its gates in the 1970s. It's a fantastic place to visit today and is a powerhouse of Surrey fruit and veg, helping to supply a number of pubs, restaurants, chefs and cafes with top quality fresh produce.
Pick your own fruit and vegetables, browse the farm shop and then treat yourself to refreshments at the café - could this be the perfect day out? We do believe it might!
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