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

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 2022 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.

Visitor Pictures

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Read our reviews

  • 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  We attended as a family of 4, (two adults 2 children) it was our first time here, hadn't heard of it before, but saw an ad for the easter egg... read more

    April 17, 2022

    star rating  Six pensioners ordered tea for 5 and earl grey for one and scones etc for six. Sorry, no scones, sold out yesterday. So ordered sandwiches instead. Tea arrived in a... read more

    May 18, 2022
  • 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

    September 23, 2020

    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

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    August 25, 2019

    star rating  CIDER FESTIVAL
    Been every year for five years, this year was especially weak with almost no events, no orchard tour, no pig racing, no miniature railway.. The £10 entry fee... read more

    avatar thumb Matt O
    August 28, 2021


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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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