8TH AUGUST TO 29TH SEPTEMBER 2024

If you are walking from Forage to the flower field, please use the public footpath along the chicken fence.
Please do not walk on the road.

Following the success of our 2023 summer event, Forage is thrilled to be partnering with RHS Chelsea Flower Show award-winner, Rob Evans of Pheasant Acre Plants, to present the return of Pick Your Own Flowers on Penllyn Estate Farm, just a stones throw from Forage itself.

Site Opening Time: 10AM
Last Arrival Time Slot: 3PM to 4PM
Site Closing Time: 5PM

Please note, if the last booking has completed their experience, the site will be closing early to walk-ins.

General Tickets: £4.50pp (Under 12’s go free)
£1.50 per Bloom

Pick a variety of dahlias, wildflowers, annual flowers, sunflowers and corn on the cob!

Introducing 2024 Season Tickets

Visit the flower field as many times as you like throughout the season!

£15.00pp

Also New for 2024

Wildflower Cones

Good things come in small packages… our wildflower cones offer a burst of colour and fragrance with poppies, foxgloves, bluebells & more. Perfect for the little one’s to take home!
£3 per cone

Greenery & Annual Flowers

A dedicated greenery section is available for you to fill your bouquet. Annual flowers such as statice, cosmos and marigolds will also be available to complete your arrangement.
Additional Cost

Sweetcorn

Embrace the flavours Mother Nature has to offer with the perfect snack to pick for the peckish and enjoy lavished in butter.  
£1 per cob

Children's Art Workshops

£28.00 per child (7+)
This 2 hour workshop hosted by the Art Academy will capture your child’s creative flair as they get stuck in with colourful paints and learn how to use watercolours to produce a beautiful piece of art amongst the delightful setting of the flower fields.

This is a great way to encourage creativity, with local artist and Art Academy founder, Vicky Jones, on hand to guide them through each step.

Suitable for ages seven years and over, this is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get creative with their friends. It brings a new dimension to painting fun, allowing every participant to take home an artwork they’ll be proud of.

Adult supervision is not required so children can be dropped off.

Art Workshop Dates and Times:
Thursday 15th August | 10AM to 12PM
Thursday 22nd August | 2PM  to 4PM

Art Workshops (16+)

£38.00 per person
For the creative soul waiting to be unleashed, we invite you to a 2 hour workshop, suitable for both beginners to more established artists to inject enjoyment into visual communication.
 
Learn how to start drawing and painting with step-by-step demonstrations, practical exercises, and insightful tips by local artist Vicky Jones.  

This workshop will allow you to enjoy the bold and colourful flower field from dahlias to sunflowers whilst creating a beautiful A4 piece of artwork to take home and decorate your space. 

Explore creative techniques and approaches to produce a piece that will enable you to re-imagine and creatively re-interpret your subject matter to create contemporary expressive artwork.

Art Workshop Dates and Times:
Tuesday 13th August | Acrylic  | 11AM to 1PM
Friday 23rd August | Watercolour | 3PM  to 5PM

Bug Hunt Wednesdays!

£5.00 per child
Sign your little explorers up for a morning of educational bug hunting in the Forage flower field. They will be fascinated by the wildlife and insects that our colourful flower field attracts.

Turn up any time between 10AM to 12.30PM, every Wednesday in August. Pots, nets and worksheets will be provided.

Getting married?
Why not come and pick your bouquet!

Throughout August and September, come and enjoy the beauty of these perfectly formed flowers as we plant over 120 varieties of dahlias for picking alongside rows of sunflowers and annual blooms. Be wowed by the colours and fragrance of the field with a flower arch to frame the scene. 

Extensive landscapes set the perfect backdrop for ample photo opportunities to capture memories to treasure with your family and friends. Our new 2024 season ticket option provides access anytime – perfect for the flora fanatics, as a thoughtful birthday gift or to share with a loved one for a special anniversary.

We invite you to take home a stunning bunch of flowers of your choice from our vibrant field where blooms cost £1.50 per stem (in addition to your ticket fee) and greenery is also available to make a striking bouquet. Bunches are hand-tied with twine or you can opt for gift wrap at and additional £1.

Please note that the blooms of sunflowers will depend on the weather so maybe available later on in August.

Please note, sunflowers may not be available from mid-September.

Are You a Photographer?

Are you a photographer looking for that picture perfect spot for your clients? Our flower field boasts a colourful backdrop, spacious setting and of course, ample natural light. We’re thrilled to offer our flower field for private hire this season.

Click the button below to enquire about cost, availability and further details.

Group Tour with Rob Evans

For the keen horticulturalist, we invite you to join a 60-minute tour of the flower field with gold-medallist, Rob Evans himself. 

Furthermore, pick your own stunning 10-stem bouquet after the talk, included in your ticket price.

£35.00 per person

LIMITED AVAILABILITY:
Monday 19th August – 2PM to 3PM 
Tuesday 27th August – 3PM to 4PM

Visit Forage, a Stone's Throw Away

15% OFF any purchase in Forage on the day of your booking! Simply show your PYO ticket.

With Forage just around the corner, why not stay and relax beyond your flower picking experience? On your way in or way out, enjoy award-winning food, drinks and refreshments. Parking is available outside the shop (please do not walk between the two sites). 

Book a table at Forage by clicking here.

Visit Forage Away, our takeaway service which has a selection of hot and cold snacks and drinks which can be eaten on our beautiful lawn.

Shop local food, drinks and gifts in our store.

FAQ's

Each ticket admits one person with secateurs provided

Unfortunately, due to the layout of the flower field and uneven terrain, this is not suitable ground for wheelchairs or buggies.

Dogs are not permitted on the field due to hygiene reasons.

Food and drink is not allowed onsite, however with Forage only a 2-minute drive away, we encourage you to stop for a bite to eat before or after your visit to the flower field. There is bottled water available to purchase onsite. 

For  your own safety you are not allowed to visit the farm, this experience is strictly for the designated dahlia field.

Your enjoyment of the flower field should last approximately one hour. We ask that customers do not park their car in the dahlia car park for more than 1.5hours. However, there is plenty of space up at Forage.

There will be 1 hour time slots for you to book – you must arrive within your chosen time.

The designated car park will be clearly signposted as you enter Forage from the roundabout. For your own safety, cars are not permitted to stop on any part on the farmyard.

All bunches shall be hand tied with twine. Additional gift wrapping will be available at an extra cost.

Please email flowers@foragefarmshop.co.uk at your earliest opportunity with at least 48 hours notice. 

We’re afraid that we are unable to refund or transfer tickets bought for this event. However, if you have purchased ticket insurance cover with XCover at the time of booking, please visit www.xcover.com/claim to process a refund.

No, secateurs will be provided on-site. 

Contact Us

OFFICE: 01446 774113

EMAIL: info@foragefarmshop.co.uk

ADDRESS: Penllyn Estate, Llwynhelig, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7FF

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