Blue Hills Berries & Cherries Farm

Blue Hills Berries and Cherries is a family owned and operated farm.The Chapman family are well established growers of cherries and berries and have farmed in Silvan since 1894. Best known for their quality fresh fruit and provision of ‘Pick Your Own’ cherries and berries. We offer our visitors a unique 'Pick Your Own' Fruit experience at two locations - 30 Chapman Rd, Silvan for Cherries and 27 Parker Rd, Silvan for Seasonal Berries!

  • Address:
    27 Parker Road
    Silvan, 3795
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  • Produce:
    Fruit & Vegetables
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    Have visit/buy premises
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The 'Silly Season' is also the 'busy berry & cherry season' at Blue Hills. Local, interstate and international visitors flock to the farm between November and April to enjoy the U-Pick experience.

Bring the family and enjoy picking fresh berries and cherries in the morning and then relax with a family BBQ at the nearby Silvan reservoir. Situated just 20 minutes from Puffing Billy , and 20 minutes from Yarra Valley's famous wineries, why not make a weekend of it!

Opening Hours

OPENING HOURS: 9am - 5pm 7 Days Nov - April

Trails passing through Blue Hills Berries & Cherries Farm Stops

Yarra Valley & Ranges Cherry Harvest Trail

Cherries signify the taste of summer like no other fruit. However, the Australian cherry season lasts only 100 days so cherish the summer’s bountiful harvest. There are some great varieties available, and containing only 250 kilojoules (60 calories) per 100 grams and virtually no fat. The Victorian Cherry Harvest Trail was first established by the Victorian Cherry Association in 2005 to assist its cherry grower members who sell direct to the public from their orchards. The Yarra Valley & Ranges Cherry Harvest Trail is one of the most popular of these trails, and located conveniently close to Melbourne. The Victorian cherry season begins in most areas about the first or second week of November and continues through until mid-January. Peak season is in the weeks leading up to Christmas. A few useful hints: Keep cherries cool to keep them fresh for longer. Leave the stems on - they help keep the cherries fresh. Only rinse cherries when you are ready to eat them as they can absorb the water and soften. Enjoy!