Fields of Purple for Lavender harvest time at Heacham

Norfolk Lavender in Heacham Credit: ITV
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Most of the world's lavender is grown in the south of France, but North Norfolk is home to Britain's biggest lavender producer.

Norfolk Lavender in Heacham has 100 acres of the sweet smelling plant ready for harvest.

They used to provide lavender for Yardley cosmetics, but now they mostly use their plants for their own products, such as soaps, toiletries and essential oils, fudge and even gin.

Norfolk Lavender in Heacham Credit: ITV Anglia
Norfolk Lavender in Heacham Credit: ITV Anglia
Norfolk Lavender in Heacham Credit: ITV Anglia
Norfolk Lavender in Heacham Credit: ITV Anglia