A family owned business with over half a century's experience in growing and packing top quality soft fruit, top fruit and stone fruit.

Want to be part of our story?
We're always recruiting!

About us

Charltons is a fourth generation family business founded in 1946 by George Charlton, who had been in the fruit business since 1905. 

We grow Apples, Strawberries and Cherries on approx 445 hectares across 11 sites within a 5 mile radius.

In conjunction with our producer organisation and marketing desks, we provide quality produce to multiple leading retailers across the UK. 

Join us

From planting to picking to packing, there is always space here at Charltons for hard workers with a sense of adventure.

Stay for a season at our on site accommodation and enjoy the freedom of the countryside with easy access to London.


Seasonal Farm Workers

Husbandry work on strawberry plants and apple thinning.  Harvest work – strawberry, apple and cherry picking by hand, working as part of a team.

Previous experience is not necessary, but is beneficial.

Find us

Based just outside of Maidstone in Kent we’re easy to find via bus, train, ferry or plane and the perfect location for day trips to London.


Rumwood Green Farm, Sutton Rd, Langley, Maidstone, ME17 3ND

Our hours

08:00  – 17.00 GMT
Monday – Sunday

Contact us

Phone: +44 1622 861300
Email: info@charltonsfarms.co.uk