Parks in Banstead

Mayfield Lavender Farms

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There are two historic lavender fields in the borough. One, at Oaks Way, Carshalton Beeches is a not-for-profit community project that manages three acres of lavender. The other, a 25-acre commercial site in Croydon Lane called Mayfield, is popular with tourists.

This area was once famous as the "Lavender Capital of the World". From the 18th to the early 20th centuries the North Downs of Surrey, with its chalky free-draining soil, ideal for lavender growing, were at the centre of worldwide production of lavender. It was a very prosperous part of the local agriculture. Blue fields could be seen all over Mitcham, Croydon, Wallington, Banstead, Carshalton and Sutton.

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Meen Mansor
27 July 2015

Warmly hearted-scenic view, i took lots of photography angles where we can see the lavender is growing beautifully!

New M
17 July 2013

lovely farm :) the cupcake and lavender lemonate so good

Divya Shah
3 March 2013

reminds me of the lavender fields in france, beautiful.

Carol Chan
8 August 2010

Lavender fields are so good!!!

Vália L
21 August 2017

A field full of lavenders, a perfect destination for Sunday mornings. You should take a look at the shop, buy the lavender for the year and try the lavender scone & lavender maçaron.

Martina
12 August 2017

I've been here in mid-August and lavender was already off the bloom. So I recon mid-July is the best time to visit. Easiest way to get here is <30min walk from Carshalton Beeches station.

Jimmski
30 July 2017

Beautiful lavender but heaving with people and slow to get in and out with cars. Plenty of parking though. Just a very tight place to get into.

Muneerh Mashari
10 July 2017

The field , lemonade ,ice cream and the shop 😍

【 @tin_fish 】
25 June 2017

The smell is to die for

Fooz Tamim
8 September 2016

It was wonderful place, in love with the lavender color 💜💜

Elif
23 August 2016

Last week of July or first week of August are the best weeks to visit. Lovely atmosphere. A small Cafee inside, make further plans for the rest of the day.

Gigi Alf
22 August 2016

Wonderful ❤️

Yousef Alhozaimy
15 August 2016

We Loved it..

Abu Meshal
14 August 2016

Amazing place to see the English Lavender. Lemon cake with sparkle Lavender is a must.

Damon Batten
30 July 2016

There sure is a lot of lavender here...

Ash Matadeen
3 July 2016

Try the lavender ice cream. 🍦😋

James Brothers
1 March 2016

Very pretty and great for photos but gets incredibly busy! Perhaps bring your own food and avoid the long queues / high prices for refreshments.

AHQ
27 August 2015

Does not deserve to be visited, it was very simple ,far away from London down town and the farm were small the bus station was behind the farm and that was the only good thing on the trip.

Mo Elnadi
16 August 2015

Great day out. Kids can help save the lavender crop by collecting small Beatles in jars.

hessa hamad 💁💕
8 August 2016

حدائق الافندر جميله جدا رائحه الافندر والوانها لا توصف 💜

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209 Croydon Ln, Banstead SM7 3JF, UK

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Mon-Wed 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
Thu Noon–3:00 PM
Fri Noon–5:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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