Picking Patch is back at Bickton Manor Farm, between Salisbury & Bournemouth, on the edge of the New Forest. It’s happening from 13 to 29 August 2022!

Hosting an A-maize-ing event full of fun for all the family! This year Aladdin and the Genie take centre stage, with an interactive adventure in our maze, featuring 8 points of interest and QR quiz with 16 questions to get the mind ticking!

Stroll through our beautiful Sunflower field and pick your favourites from our 9 varieties to take home, pose for a photo in the wildflowers and weave your way through our bee trail, take a moment to get crafty with us in our craft tent!

Take a rest and refreshment with ice creams, coffee, and food to purchase on site.

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Guide prices

Maize Maze entry £8.50
Group ticket £30.00
Crafts range from £2 - £10
2yrs & under, go free


Access to the Maize Maze and field is by foot – please keep in mind the ground can become muddy and uneven
Portaloo’s – including disabled & baby change
Booking & payment – booking online at www.pickingpatch.com also able to pay on the gate on the day with contactless or cash
Catering – Onsite catering, onsite light refreshments, picnic spots
Children – Pushchairs welcome, baby changing facilities
Parking – Free
Property Facilities – Dogs not accepted (except guide dogs), portaloo’s, Smoking not allowed

Road directions

We're located on the A338 between Ringwood and Downton on the edge of the New Forest SP6 2HA
For accurate gate location use – What3Words - cross.systems.linguists

Public transport

 X3 bus stops right outside! Check Salisbury reds website for timetables for the X3 bus – Ask the driver to stop at the Picking Patch