Summer at Brogdale Farm


Welcome to Summer at Brogdale Collections! Our orchards are bursting with activity. Starting with pick your own cherry weekends, then plum weekends, kids’ holiday events and Brogdale Cider Festival August bank holiday weekend!

Cherry Tours and PYO weekends – JULY

Everyone love cherries so don’t miss our PYO cherry events on 13th & 14th, 20th & 21st July!

🍒 Experience the joy of picking fresh, delicious cherries directly from the orchard

🍒 Taste all varieties you can’t find in one place anywhere else

🍒 Indulge in the freshest fruit possible

🍒 Learn about different cherry varieties and their history on a guided tour

🍒 A fun and informative day with friends and family

DATES: 13th & 14th, 20th & 21st July



Plum Tours and PYO Weekends – AUGUST

If you are looking for a unique and fun way to entertain the kids then come and learn about plums, taste as many different plums as you dare, we have over 300 varieties! 😋 Then pick and purchase your favourites to take home! Summer fun in the orchards.Plum Weekend is 10th & 11th August, and it is FREE FOR ORCHARD PASS HOLDERS. If you are not a pass holder then it is worth becoming one now! 

DATES: 10th & 11th August 

TICKETS: FREE for pass holders or buy a pass on the day!



Brogdale Cider Festival August Bank Holiday Weekend

A great day out for all the family, live music, delicious food, crafts, face painting, games and of course cider!

Taste the finest artisan ciders from small-batch producers based in and around Kent. With over 40 ciders to enjoy during the weekend. 

Entertainment will include live music, lots of kids activities, plus, food and crafts from a wealth of Kent talent. And of course there will be cider making demonstrations.

Plenty of FREE parking and a  FREE shuttle bus will be running from Faversham mainline train station to Brogdale throughout the weekend, allowing visitors easy access from public transport routes.

DATES: 24th & 25th August



Kids Summer Holiday Entertainment

We offer a variety of activities during the school holidays to keep kids entertained and engaged.

🔥 Wild Classroom Outdoor Cooking –Join us for some fun, food, and fire. Get outdoors and cook over the fire using the very best local, seasonal, and foraged foods.  This two-hour workshop will include a tour of Brogdale Collections stunning Heritage fruit collection, where you and your family will be able to enjoy exploring a huge variety of heritage tree fruit including early seasonal apples, plums and gages. Families will then return back to the campfire to put their freshly picked heritage fruits to culinary use. An amazing hands-on workshop where you can make seasonal delights cooked over an open fire. 

DATES: 7th, 8th, 28th & 29th August

PRICE: CHILD plus accompanying adult £15


🐍 Beastie Day – Meet an impressive collection of mega bugs, including giant cockroaches, millipedes, tarantulas, scorpions, stick insects, snails and more! Hunt for bugs in the orchards. You will be led by our education leader who will help you find the best beasties at Brogdale!

DATE: 9th August

PRICE: CHILD plus accompanying adult £15


🍎 Kids Apple Juicing Workshops – Come along to Brogdale during our apple harvesting season and walk through our orchards where you will  see more than 3000 varieties of fruit trees including apples, cherries, pears and plums. Then, there is an opportunity to pick some apples from our special heritage orchards and have a go at making freshly pressed juice!

DATES: 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August

PRICE: CHILD plus accompanying adult £15

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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