A tulip field with 500,000 flowers is now open to the public.    

Tulleys Farm in Turners Hill Road, Crawley, is giving visitors a "taste of Holland" with their Tulipfest event.

The field, which has 100 varieties of the flower, is open until May 6.

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There are also 15 photo opportunity spots for people to enjoy as they listen to the live-roaming acoustic musicians.

Dutch street food is also available to buy and includes a variety of savoury snacks and gourmet delights.

Drinks, including cocktails and beers, can be enjoyed from the tulip bar which overlooks the fields.

More information can be found at https://www.tulipfarm.co.uk/the-experience.   

A spokesman for Tulleys said: "Our tulip fields, set in the beautiful West Sussex countryside, are a sight to behold.

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"This year, we have planted 500,000 tulip bulbs, bringing together an extraordinary variety of 100 different tulip species.

"As you meander through the fields, you will be enveloped in a vibrant tapestry of colours, ranging from the deepest purples and blues to the most luminous yellows and reds.

"Each variety of tulip adds its own unique charm and character to the landscape, creating a mesmerising visual feast. 

"These fields are not just a treat for the eyes but also offer a peaceful escape into nature, where the beauty of these flowers can be truly appreciated.

"Whether you're a tulip enthusiast, a lover of natural beauty, or simply seeking a tranquil retreat, our colourfields are a perfect destination."

Ticket prices range from £10 to £12.

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This includes free parking and access to the fields.

Dogs are also allowed at the farm however owners are asked to take care when their pets are around the tulips.

The farm has also advised people to prepare for all types of weather as the fields are "open to the elements".

A spokesman for the farm said: "We are in England therefore be prepared for all types of weather.

"We would suggest that waterproofs and welly boots would be good to have. We have some undercover areas in case of rain, however the fields are open to the elements."