Sunflowers at Darts Farm

Each year, Darts Farm grow fields of beautiful sunflowers and ask for donations to ‘Pick Your Own’ to raise money for Hospicecare.

You can collect secateurs, information and make your donations at the pay tills in the farm shop. Secauteurs can be borrowed by leaving your name and number and really help with cutting the surprisingly thick stems. The suggested donation is 50p per head. 

The flower fields are some distance from the main buildings and car parks, but the walk is flat and buggy friendly and there are signs along the way. You can acccess the flowers from the track that goes past and beyond the field so there are always areas to try that others haven’t been.

You can visit the sunflower fields as part of a circular walk around the farm, you can extend it by visiting the wetlands and lake, and you can help to raise funds for another charity, Devon Air Ambulance Trust, by taking a trip into the Maize Maze. Maps and instructions for this are available from the pay tills for £1 per person. 

There is loads of space to have a run around and play, some play equipment is missing during car park expansion works but some remains and is accessible. There are animals to visit, a cafe that does takeaway coffees and snacks and clean toilets available.

Upstairs at Darts Farm is an RSPB shop and viewing balcony, that looks out over the Exe Estuary and has the most amazing views. You can use Darts Farm as a base to join the Exe Estuary Trail either on bike or foot, or to explore the Goat Walk, and visit the RSPBs new hide and viewing platform there.

2 thoughts on “Sunflowers at Darts Farm

  1. Another place I am going to have to add to my list to explore! I think the idea of the sunflower PYO for donations is a brilliant idea. Doubt they are in season now but something to consider next summer maybe. Thanks for sharing 🙂


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