Lotmead Farm Pick Your Own has once again been shortlisted by The Farm Retail Association in their annual awards.

The Wanborough based farm currently holds the title of the Best Pick Your Own in the UK and is looking to defend this its crown in the forthcoming awards, to be announced in February.

The honour celebrates the best farm shops, farm cafés and restaurants, farmers’ markets, Pick Your Own farms and trade suppliers.

Norman Parry, owner of Lotmead Farm, said: “The Farm Retail Association Awards are important to us as they are the only awards that are judged by fellow farm retailers and look at what we offer to the public in terms of the quality of our fruit and vegetables, as well as the extra fun we provide such as our play area and cafe.

“Each year we have around 70,000 visitors and we always talk to them to find out what they like at Lotmead and what else they like to see and this helps us decide how we improve each year.

“We are now working up plans for our summer 2019 season and we hope to extend our play area even more.”

The winners will be announced at the Awards dinner as part of the Farm Retail Association’s Annual Conference and Trade Show on February 26 in Oxford.