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Brogdale Collections is the home of the National Fruit Collection, our orchards are a living history & heritage of fruit

Brogdale Collections

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Brogdale Collections in Faversham offers a variety of activities to suit all ages and interests. Purchase your Orchard Pass to enjoy unlimited visits for Orchard Walks and Daily Orchard Tours. Attend one of our short courses on a vast array of topics including; gardening, elderflower cordial making, foraging, bee keeping and much more. Bring the whole family to one of our events throughout the year from Easter at Brogdale to Heritage Orchard Days. Find something fun for the kids in the school holidays, including our popular Orchard Craft or Wild Cooking sessions, Tractor Trailer Rides, and play area.

From a peaceful walk in our beautiful orchards to a fun filled activity there is always something enjoyable to do at Brogdale, whatever your tastes.

Upcoming Events at Brogdale Collections

We offer a range of opportunities for the public to use the collections as an educational resource including guided tours, short courses, festivals and education days.

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Read our reviews

  • star rating  My father, son and I took a trip to Brogdale for an early Father’s Day lunch.

    What a gem of a place, growing and selling vintage fruit collections... read more

    June 16, 2019

    star rating  Took the family to the Cider Festival today, a great day out. Although it was a heatwave, that didn't stop play and all the staff were really friendly. ... read more

    August 25, 2019

    star rating  Bought a beef fore rib for £20 from the Brogdale butchers at Ruxley Garden Centre for Sunday lunch.

    Cooked it today (Medium) and it was the toughest and... read more

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    November 22, 2020
  • star rating  Went to visit Brogdale Farm, mainly for the miniature train for the children 4yr and 1yr. This wasnt working, played in the park for 10mins then went to find someone... read more

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    August 26, 2019

    star rating  After looking around in Tiddly Pomme at Brogdale, where the man was very helpful and pleasant, I then popped into the collections office to get some information and was unfortunately... read more

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    October 1, 2020

    star rating  Insect talk was terrific - and quite hands on (literally - except for the centipede!); train wasn't running but looked like a fun thing to do.

    Denise d
    July 3, 2019


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The National Fruit Collection is one of the largest fruit collections in the world and is located at Brogdale Farm, near Faversham, Kent.

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