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  • Ichigo no Sato Farm (Strawberry Farm)
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    4.0
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    Tochigi Pref. Oyamashi Okawashima 408
    At this visitor’s farm, located in Oyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, between the months of December and the end of May, one can enjoy picking Skyberry and Tochiotome strawberries, as well as seasonal fruits such as cherries, blueberries, peaches, and grapes. Located on the same grounds is Berry Berry Marché, a gourmet complex housing a buffet restaurant, a cafe, and confectionary shop.

    We went there during the strawberry season and I have to say - it was an unusual and pleasant experience. I have never gone fruit picking in my life before and this was the first. Plucking and eating...

  • Izu Fruit Park
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    3.5
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    Shizuoka Pref. Mishimashi Tsukaharashinden 181-1
    A tourism facility located in Tsukahara Shinden, Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture where visitors can enjoy fruit picking nearly year round—strawberries from January to May, muskmelons from August to early fall, and mandarin oranges from October to December (advance reservation required). Visitors can enjoy as much delicious, fresh fruit as they like during a picking session, such as extra sweet Benihoppe and Kaorino strawberries or meaty and fragrant muskmelons (60 minute limit for melons only). There’s also an on-site restaurant which offers a superb “kama-mabushi gozen” meal packed with tasty seafood delights from Suruga Bay. Other on-site facilities include a sweets workshop, souvenir corner, and shrimp senbei cracker factory which visitors can tour.

    旅の途中に立ち寄りました。食事は団体客で埋まっているようでしたので、遠慮しましたが、えびせんのでも工場ラインがあり、出来立てのいろいろな種類のえびせんをっ試食できたのは最高でした

  • Daio Wasabi Farm
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    3.5
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    Nagano Pref. Aduminoshi Hotaka 3640
    This vast wasabi farm in Azumino spans a space equal to 11 Tokyo Domes. Entry is free and the farm is open every day year-round. In addition to wasabi fields and a processing plant, visitors can enjoy the tranquil waterside scenery, including a water mill used in a Kurosawa’s film. The farm’s shop sells unique products found nowhere else such as wasabi soft serve ice cream and wasabi-don rice bowls. If traveling by train, a 10-minute taxi ride from Hotaka Station on the JR Oito Line.

    Seems that Wasabi is very picky and it needs the perfect clear water of the mountains to grow. You will find this in the farm and the main ingredient combined with beer, rice, curry and many dishes...

  • Gamagori Orange Park
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    Aichi Pref. Gamagorishi Seidachou Ogurimi 1-93
    A facility where you can pick fruit year-round, regardless of the season. From January to May, you can enjoy strawberry picking; from June to September, muskmelons and grapes; and from October to February, mandarin oranges. The facility also hosts a large restaurant and a shop selling Mikawa specialty products and other souvenirs. Gamagori Orange Park also sells juices and ice cream made with seasonal fruit at reasonable prices. In addition to fruit picking, you can enjoy outdoor barbecuing in a mandarin orange orchard on top of a hill.
  • Koiwai Farm
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    4.0
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    Iwate Pref. Iwategunshizukuishichou Maruyachi 36-1
    A spacious, 3,000 hectare farm, one of the largest in Japan, located in the southern foot of Mt. Iwate. In addition to a horse riding facility and sheep field, the farm’s tourist area is dotted with attractions children and adults can enjoy. Many of the farm’s structures are historically important, and 21 of the farm’s buildings, including the office and storehouse, built between the Meiji and early Showa periods, were designated Important Cultural Properties in 2017. Visitors who take part in the guided Cultural Property Tour can view some of these Cultural Properties.

    サイロをモチーフにしたような独特の建物で、中は一つの空間。 乳製品のショップがあって、ここでしか買えないというヨーグルトをいただきました。ただ、そんな特別の味わいというほどでもないかな。雰囲気だと思います。

  • Nikkou Strawberry Park
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    4.0
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    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Serinuma 3581
    Located in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, this strawberry farm lets you do some strawberry-picking from mid-December to early June. The varieties available for picking include Tochigi’s “Tochiotome”, the new variety “skyberry,” and “benihoppe” with its great balance of sweet and sour. Reservation required for picking, which is 30 minutes all-you-can-eat, and the house is stroller and wheelchair-accessible. Condensed milk is free of charge. Strawberries and strawberry jam are also available for purchase.

    Once you visit this place, you’ll never be able to buy strawberries from American stores. It was a long bus ride for us (we live near Tokyo), but was well worth it. We went on a bus tour to Niko Edo...

  • Ema Strawberry Picking Center
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    4.0
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    Shizuoka Pref. Izunokunishi Kitaema 563-7
    Located in Izunokuni City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Ema is perhaps the largest strawberry picking facility in the prefecture. The center is only open during strawberry season, from December to around the Golden Week holidays (early May). Visitors can enjoy eating two strawberry varieties here: Akihime, a large sized strawberry cultivar originally developed in Shizuoka; and Benihoppe, a variety based on Akihime. During a picking session, visitors can eat as many ripe, sweet, and juicy strawberries as they like for 30 minutes, and condensed milk to top them with is provided for free. Ema’s shop sells strawberries for taking home, strawberry jam, and strawberry sweets.

    This a wonderful stop! They provide you with everything you need to pick and eat delicious strawberries. They were truly the best strawberries I have ever tasted!

  • Fukasaku Farm
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hokotashi Dainigorisawa 361
    A farm and farmers market situated along National Route 51 traveling north from the Itako interchange on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway in Ibaraki Prefecture. The farm grows extremely sweet melons and fruit tomatoes using natural, effective microorganisms agriculture, a style of agriculture which combines a careful balance, of rich, healthy soil and natural, beneficial microorganisms and organic matter. The farm also sells baumkuchens awarded the Monde Selection gold award, including strawberry and melon baumkuchens which harness the fresh, tasty fruits and knowhow of the farm.
  • Nirayama Strawberry Picking Center
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    Shizuoka Pref. Izunokunishi Nirayamayamaki 69-1
    Visitors at this strawberry farm can enjoy picking strawberries while taking in views of beautiful Mt. Fuji. The farm is also popular for a wide selection of products including strawberry daifuku (strawberry-filled rice cakes), strawberry jams, and strawberry sweets and soft-serve ice cream. The strawberry picking season extends from early January to early May. Visitors can also try rape flower picking.
  • Koshigaya Strawberry Town
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    4.5
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    Saitama Pref. Koshigayashi Mashimori 1-41
    A strawberry farm located in 1-Chome Mashimori, Koshigaya City. The farm grows some 64,000 Benihoppe, Akihime, Kaorino, Sainokaori, and other varieties of strawberry plants. From January to May, visitors can enjoy a 45 minute, all-you-can-eat strawberry picking course.

    オープン以来、毎年いちご狩りに行ってます。年々人気が出てきているので、予約はマストです。駐車スペースがしっかりとあり、誘導員もいるので、車でもとても行きやすいです。ビニールハウスが8つほどあり、日によって空いているところは違いますが、様々な種類のイチゴを楽しむことができます。イチゴも売られているので、お土産用に購入も可能です。

  • Hirata Farm
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    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Uedamachi 1740-3
    Visitors to this tourist farm can enjoy picking strawberries, grapes, and other seasonal fruits all year long. They can also enjoy desserts made with fruit from the farm and country cooking made with local ingredients. Visitors can also try making ice cream with fruit, canning fruit, and other activities.
  • Shinto Village Vineyard
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    Gunma Pref. Kitagunmagunshintoumura Hirobaba Nagaoka and Yamakoda
    This grape picking tourism farm is located approximately 20 minutes from the Kan-etsu Expressway Shibukawa Ikaho Interchange. The farm is open from early August to late September and has around 30 vineyards. It of course has varieties such as Delaware and Kyoho grapes, and also large, white Jasmine grapes, Pione grapes, which are even larger than Kyoho with a very concentrated flesh, and Izunishiki grapes, first-class in both size and taste.
  • STRAWBERRY FARM Yoichiro Orchard
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    Gunma Pref. Shibukawashi Akagimachitaru 306-11
    This sightseeing strawberry farm, one of the first to introduce modern raised cultivation in the prefecture, is about ten minutes from the Ikaho Interchange on the Kanetsu Expressway. Visitors can pick the sundrenched strawberries cultivated on a simple single raised platform and eat them on the spot. The farm is special in that it is barrier-free and people in wheelchairs can also enjoy strawberry picking. Freshly picked strawberries are also sold directly to the public. In addition, the strawberries are rich in minerals as even now half the area of the farm is devoted to cultivating the soil to grow the strawberries.

    またまた、スキー帰りにいちご狩りです。春スキーは、午前中に終わらせて空腹のままいちご狩りに突入してみました。この地域は渋川インターから15分くらいなので便利に数回来ています。今回はココ「陽一郎園」にしてみました。実は事前調査していて5種類の新種があるというので食べ飽きを少しでも防ぎたかったからです。 1、紅ほっぺ:甘酸っぱい、ザ・いちごという感じでした。 2、やよいひめ:大きくて甘ーい、食べ応...

  • Ichigoya Nomunomu
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    4.5
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    Ibaraki Pref. Ishiokashi Obata 1416
    A strawberry farm situated along Prefectural Route 150 commanding a view of Mt. Tsukuba to the west. The farm grows some 20 thousand strawberry plants spread among 60-meter long 42 rows inside a giant greenhouse. The farm's strawberries span six varieties, including Tochiotome, Benihoppe, and Ibara Kiss. Visitors can enjoy 60 minute all-you-can-eat strawberry picking from January to May. The strawberries are grown using raised platforms, ensuring visitors don't need to worry about getting dirty; the farm also accommodates wheelchair users. In addition, the farm has moist towelettes and children's aprons, making it easy for parents to enjoy strawberry picking even with small children. Lastly, visitors can purchase strawberries to take home at the adjoining Yurinosato local specialty products shop.

    毎年行っています。 ここは、一時間食べ放題です。 30分制限のいちご狩りが多い中、一時間も食べるとお腹いっぱい。 周辺のいちご狩りよりも、甘くて美味しいと評判です。 冬は混みます。 開店30分前から並んでチケットを購入します。 ハウスの中は冬でもわりと暖かいですよ。 今年は5月に行きました。シーズンは終了しているので、味はどうかなーと思いましたが、素人には冬のいちごと味は変わらないなと思うほど美味...

  • Forest Park Melon no Mori
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hokotashi Ambou 1623-1
    A leisure facility where visitors can pick melons and eat Japanese-style barbecue located in Anbo, Hokota City one hour from the Mito interchange on the Joban Expressway. Visitors can pick melons from spring to fall and also dig up sweet potatoes and barbecue Hitachi beef. Surrounded by forest, visitors can take in the natural beauty while savoring fresh-picked, ripe Hokota and other melon varieties. The facility has a greenhouse in case it rains as well as a daycare center and other facilities, ensuring even families with small children can have fun here. The facility also offers opening day pizza and sweets.
  • Minami Kajuengei
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hokotashi Kamigama 365
    A fruit farm and farm-fresh shop located a 15-minute drive from the Mito-Oarai interchange on the Kita-Kanto Expressway where visitors can taste delicious produce grown with rich local soil and purchase a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. The farm is open from late May to early November. On the farm's spacious grounds, visitors can pick melons in early summer, corn in mid-summer, and sweet potatoes in fall. The farm has a rest area able to accommodate large groups, ensuring visitors can take their time and enjoy the rural delights of farm life. The farm has been featured on TV and in magazines and other media.
  • Seo Orchard
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    Ibaraki Pref. Tsukubashi Kamisugama 952
    A fruit orchard located a 30-minute drive from the Tsuchiura-kita interchange on the Joban Expressway. Here visitors can buy farm-fresh grapes and also go grape picking themselves. The farm employs low agrochemical farming and uses rice bran and charcoal for fertilizer. Visitors can purchase grapes they pick themselves or do the farm's no time limit all-you-can-eat course. The farm grows grape varieties like sweet and full-flavored giant Kyoho; and highly sweet, seedless Pione.
  • Nakazato Leisure Farm
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    Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Higashigoudochou 1942-1
    A tourist-oriented fruit farm located in the Nakazato district on the northern side of Hitachi City 15 kilometers from the Hitachi-chuo interchange on the Joban Expressway. Here visitors can enjoy picking apples, grapes, blueberries, and other fruit. The grounds enclose around 30 separate Eco Farmer-certified fruit farms, each of which allows tourists to go fruit picking. Visitors can pick apples from early September to early December, grapes from early September to early October, and blueberries from June to August. The individual farms also make their fruit available for sale and offer shipping.
  • Fujita Kanko Apple Farm
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kujigundaigomachi Asagawa 400
    An apple orchard located in Daigo Town in the Okukuji region identifiable by its vivid scarlet sage flowers. The orchard grows over 20 varieties of apples and visitors can enjoy apple picking here from late September until the end of November. The orchard doesn't close during this period; the varieties which visitors can pick will differ depending on the time. The orchard offers all-you-can-eat apple samples as well as bags and boxes which visitors can stuff with apples to take home with them. The orchard also offers shipping within the local region. In addition, visitors can barbecue Hitachi beef while sipping wine and purchase homemade breads, apple pies, and jams made with the orchard's apples.

    リンゴ園に少し早めに行き次にもう一度来るとお約通りにど行き試食をガリガリもぐもぐいただいてお茶のサービスにバイトのおばさんと素朴な世間話をしてきた。 社長来年も行きますよ。{笑}

  • Yaguchi Orchards
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    Ibaraki Pref. Kasumigaurashi Shimotsuchida 477
    A tourism-oriented fruit farm located close to the Chiyoda-ishioka interchange on the Joban Expressway. Sweet Japanese pears, grapes, Japanese chestnuts, and persimmons are grown organically on the farm's spacious 50 thousand square meter grounds, and visitors can enjoy the tastes of fall. The farm grows Kosui, Hosui, and Nitaka Japanese pears from around August 10 to September 30. The farm grows huge Kyoho grapes from August 20 to September 28. Chestnuts are grown from early September to mid-October, and persimmons from mid-October to late November. The farm offers all-you-can-eat Japanese pears, grapes, and persimmons. There's also a farm-fresh shop and visitors can enjoy fruit picking with their pets, as well.

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