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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.

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We're very busy here at Brogdale Collections, being the home of the National Fruit Collection is crucially important.

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. Our 2022 events will be added soon.

COVID-19 Compliance

Please note that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors, delegates, instructors and staff is of paramount importance to us.

All the courses, activities and events currently planned by Brogdale Collections for 2021 will continue to follow basic Covid 19 safely guidelines:

  • We will continue to display the NHS track & trace details to encourage visitors to scan their app
  • We will encourage visitors to pre book their guided walks
  • Social distancing signage will still be displayed
  • Sanitising points and ventilation measures will continue in all areas

If circumstances change and new regulations or guidelines mean we unfortunately need to cancel activities, then Brogdale Collections will issue full refunds.

If you have any queries, please contact the office on 01795 536250 or

Please do not visit if you have any Covid-19 symptoms.

Read our FAQ before planning your visit on the measures we have put in place to ensure everyone’s safety and to help you plan your visit.

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Read our reviews

  • 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  What a great place. We booked on a guided tour and learnt loads. The guide was very informative and we all enjoyed the tour.Highly recommend a visit but... read more

    April 20, 2021

    star rating  Amazing place and an undiscovered gem in Kent. Best time to visit is when all the blossom is out but lots of fun activities throughout the growing season and lots... read more

    February 1, 2020
  • 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

    November 22, 2020

    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  A collection of different apple, pear and fruit trees along with what is the market place. This is a collection of farm type shops and cafes. There is a miniature... read more

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    October 20, 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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