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Top 5 Fruit-Picking Havens Near Glasgow

Top 5 Fruit-Picking Havens Near Glasgow

Looking for a way to unwind and relax away from the urban jungle? Well, we’ve got the inside scoop on the juiciest places near Glasgow for fruit picking. 

Get ready to grab a pair of wellies and your baskets to embrace the fruity vibes at these select fruit-picking spots that are perfect for families, tourists, and anyone who’s got a knack for plucking their own fruits!

So what are you waiting for? Read on as it doesn’t get any fresher than this! 

Cairnie Fruit Farm, Fife


Address: Cairnie Farming Co. Cairnie, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4QD

Contact Information: 01334 655610 / [email protected]

Costs: £5 per kilogram

Just over an hour’s drive lies the picturesque Cairnie Fruit Farm where you can hand-pick the freshest strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, and blackcurrants, among 45 other fruits grown on their 120-acre plot of land.

Unlike others, this family-run farm doesn’t require any pre-booking; just be sure to be there before 3:45 PM which is when they close their pick-your-own (PYO) fruits.

Afterwards, you can let your little ones play at the children’s area or relax at the farm’s outdoor café. Oh, you can even bring your furry pal as long as they’re on a lead.

Pro tip: 

Make sure to check out their calendar of the approximate best times to pick certain fruits. This way, you’ll be able to harvest your favorite fruits when they’re in season. 

Briarlands Farm, Stirling


Address: Sat Nav follow, Blair Drummond, Stirling FK9 4UR, United Kingdom

Contact Information: +44 1786 841309 / [email protected]


  • £6.95 per kilogram
  • £5.95 per kilo for 5 kg or more

For spontaneous strawberry picking, head on over to Briarlands Farm in Stirling, a mere 45-minute car ride from Glasgow. Having said that, we still suggest phoning in to see if they can accommodate as they’re quite busy so supplies may run out. 

Nevertheless, calling will also ensure that you’re picking at the best time for the sweetest and juiciest harvests.

We also think it’s worth highlighting that their strawberries are grown on wires, specifically on polytunnels, so you don’t have to worry about breaking your back getting into small nooks and crannies!

Pro tip: 

Briarlands Farm offers a ton of other fun activities such as go-karting and berry picking. Older children can play around in the 5-acre maze while the wee ones can enjoy the petting zoo.

Broadslap Fruit Farm, Perth


Address: Dunning, Perth PH2 0QL, United Kingdom

Contact Information: +44 1738 730776 / [email protected]


  • Strawberries: £4.50 per kilogram

Broadslap Fruit Farm has nearly all the berries that you can imagine! At this family-run farm, you can pick your own raspberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants, gooseberries, and of course, the classic strawberries.

With Broadslap’s location that’s 51 miles away from Glasgow, you can enjoy picking your own fruits. Plus, for a fuller basket, you can drop by their gift shop where they sell produce made from their harvests while the kiddos play at their playbarn.

Pro tip: 

Since they accept private events, be sure to call in to make sure that their facilities can accommodate you.

Craigie Farm, Edinburgh


Address: West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9AR

Contact Information: 0131 319 1048


  • Pre-Purchased Voucher
    • Adult: £5
    • Child: £2.50
  • Cherries: £8 per kilogram
  • Blackcurrants: £7.75 per kilogram
  • Strawberries: £4.99 per kilogram

Less than an hour east is Craigie Farm located in South Queensferry Edinburgh. First opened in 1988, this fourth-generation farm now welcomes over 260,000 visitors yearly.

To best enjoy their PYO, you’ll need to book an entry voucher online first. Then when you arrive, they’ll hand you a map and basket, then you’re all set for your fruit-picking adventure!

When you’re done, you can check out their farm animals, see how their jams are made, or stop by their bakery for some freshly made goods.

Pro tip: 

You can take a look at their farm map on their website before visiting to briefly study where each fruit or veggie is located to avoid getting lost while picking.

East Yonderton Farm, Renfrewshire

Address: East Yonderton Farm, Walkinshaw Rd, Renfrew PA4 9LP, United Kingdom

Contact Information: +44 141 889 3492 / [email protected]

Costs: To be confirmed

Having been around since the 1920s, the East Yonderton Farm is still alive and kicking, producing a ton of fruits and veggies just waiting to be picked. 

In fact, they’re often fully booked, especially during the holidays so you’ll definitely want to phone in to secure a slot. Though, there are some days wherein they accept walk-ins. 

Pro tip: 

Be sure to follow their Facebook page for same-day updates, especially during uncooperative weather, to find out if the farm’s open for guests.

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