Frequently asked questions

How do we find you?

We are 2 miles south of Durham City and 2 miles north of junction 61 of the A1 on the side of the A177 opposite the village of High Shincliffe. We will have plenty of signs so that you can find us. A link to us on google maps is here.

Where are you?

We are located at East Grange Farm, High Shincliffe, Durham, DH1 2TB.
Please do not follow the satnav up Strawberry Lane, as this will take you to a different address. We are the turn in off the A177 just to the south of strawberry lane. We will have plenty of signs at the road end so you know where we are.

Will it be muddy?

The sunflowers are grown in a normal field, so if it has been raining it may get a bit muddy. Don't worry it won't get as muddy as the pumpkins!

Is there parking?

Yes, there is plenty of parking. Please drive slowly as it is a grass field and could be uneven or muddy.
Please ensure that you do not leave valuables in your car. We cannot accept any liability to any customers, other visitors or their children for theft or damage (however caused) to vehicles or their possessions whilst in the car park.

Can i buy Sunflowers

Yes, you can, they are priced at £1 per stem and are available to buy when you leave.

Do you take card payments?

Yes, alogside cash we take chip and PIN and contactless payments from all major credit and debit cards, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express, as well as payments through Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Wait, I have another question!

If you have a question that isn't answered here then chances are we have missed something important, so please ask so we can update our FAQ's. We can be contacted by email: or contact us on our Facebook page.

Can i bring my dog?

No, sorry dogs are not allowed onto the Sunflower field. We have made this decision because of the age of a lot of our visitors and the fact that we are a working farm with livestock we do not feel that it would be safe.

What dates are you open?

We are open on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of September. We hope to add more dates and times later. Entry is by pre booked ticket only so please dont just turn up. check our ticket section here.

Do you have toilets?

Yes, we have toilets including disabled toilets.

Can we take photographs?

Yes, please take as many photographs as you would like. Don't forget to tag us in them on Facebook and Instagram so we can like them too.

Do I need to book tickets?

Yes, tickets are required for everyone in the group aged 3 and over.
You can get your ticket by clicking here or at the link in the top bar.

Will there be food on-site?

There will be lite refreshments including teas, coffees and soft drinks. You are also more than welcome to take a picnic. (Refreshments may not be available at all times)

Can I cancel or move my ticket?

We are sorry but tickets are non-refundable and non-movable so please pick carefully when ordering your ticket.