15 Best Places For Apple And Berry Picking Around Boston

Boston Hill Farm

Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, and apples are available for u-pick. The farm grows a variety of apples including McIntosh, Gingergold, and Paula Red. A visit for apple picking wouldn’t be complete without a stop for some farm fresh cider donuts, and apple pie. There is a petting zoo and live music to set the scene for a lovely day out in the country. For apple season fall festivals are held every weekend starting September 16th 2017 and running through to the end of October.  This season Ronnie Chase and Russ Bennett will be providing the music. There is also a barbeque, ice cream and more.

Where: 1370 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845

When: Open seven days a week from 9 am to 6 pm. September to October is the apple-picking season.

Phone: 978-681-8556

Cost: Contact farm for costs.

Belkin Family Lookout Farm

Head down to the farm for apples in the fall, and berries in the summertime. They have Cortland, Gala, Golden Delicious, Macintosh, Honeycrisp apples, and Asian Pears for fall picking. Included in the admission prices are the train rides, a farm themed play area, farm animals to pet, a children’s caterpillar ride, farm maze, a hay pyramid, Imagination Playground blocks, moon bounces, and more, so it is worth the fee. Pony rides, BBQ, and homemade gelato are available for an additional cost. Free with admission, weekend activities include face painting and hay rides between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. There is free admission from 3:00-5:00 Monday – Friday with the purchase of any size fruit bag.  One free admission for each bag purchased, not valid on Labor Day or Columbus Day Monday.

Where: 89 Pleasant Street, S Natich, MA 01760

When: Open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Phone: 508-653-0653

Cost: Weekday Admission (excluding Labor Day and Columbus Day Monday): $12.00 per person- kids under two are free.

Weekend Admission (including Labor Day and Columbus Day Monday):

$14 per Child -kids under two are free, $16 per adult.

U-pick Fruit Bags are priced as follows: Small $14, Medium $22 Large $36.

Brooksby Farm

Barnyard animals to bond with, a bakery for delicious treats, and a pumpkin yard for fall, mean plenty of fun to look forward to down on the farm. They have u-pick apples, peaches, strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Apple season is from September through to mid-October. The berries are finished for this year but in May 2018 there will be a new crop. There are some rules for picking – mostly related to safety and to preserving the orchards in their pristine state.

Where: 54 Felton Street, Peabody, MA 01960

When: Open seven days a week from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Farm Store, and until 4:00 pm for U-pick

Phone: 978-531-7456

Cost: Phone for pricing.

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