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In Video: A cut above as lavender harvest gets under way in West Sussex

The bright purple fields have been closed to the public because of coronavirus.

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A tractor makes its way along a row of lavender as it is harvested on the Lordington Lavender farm in West Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A tractor makes its way along a row of lavender as it is harvested on the Lordington Lavender farm in West Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)

A tractor makes its way along a row of lavender as it is harvested on the Lordington Lavender farm in West Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Lavender is harvested in bright sunshine on the Lordington Lavender farm in West Sussex.

The field is usually open to the public ahead of the harvest, but has been closed due to coronavirus.

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