brogdale collections

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 pre-booked 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.

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 and events currently planned by Brogdale Collections for 2021 will operate within strict COVID-19 guidelines:

  • Numbers of attendees will be limited
  • Social distancing will be carefully managed
  • Where appropriate masks will be worn
  • Sanitising and ventilation measures will be in place
  • Many of our courses take place outside making them particularly safe

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

COVID-19 Update

As the National restrictions begin to lift we’re pleased you can continue to visit the National Fruit Collection with a valid Orchard Pass.

Please follow the limits on the number of other people you can meet (or are in the same support bubble).

Our outdoor play area will stay open in line with government guidance.

All visitors should pre booked online with a valid Orchard Pass and  scan the NHS track & trace bar code on arrival at the guides hut.

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.

Read our reviews

  • star rating  Firstly, don't book one of their courses. I've visited Brodale several times because I'm interested in fruit trees. In 2016 my partner bought me as a Christmas present a voucher... read more

    anthony k

    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


    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

  • 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


    star rating  Went to the Collections office for some information and was greeted by an extremely rude, sarcastic and officious woman. We will definitely not be returning. The on-site nursery, Grow (which... read more


    star rating  What a great place. We booked on a guided tour and learnt loads. The guide was very informative... read more


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