Last chance orchard tours

Last Chances for guided orchard tours As the orchards of the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale reach the end of harvest time Brogdale’s season of guided tours is drawing to an end. Guided tours run for April – October every year, so this year’s tour season is drawing to an end. Guided Walking Tours run at 11am, 1pm and 2:30pm – 7 […]

National Apple Festival at Brogdale – This Weekend

National Apple Festival at Brogdale – This Weekend 13 & 14 Ocotober Apples galore at Brogdale! Celebrate over 2200 different apple varieties at Brogdale with a breath-taking apple display of hundreds of varieties.  The perfect place to discover the oldest apples dating  from 450AD to Tudor and Victorian apples. Learn about apples from all over the world plus different types of apple […]

Brogdale Cider Festival

Brogdale Cider Festival – 25 & 26 August 2018 The Brogdale Cider Festival is set to be better than ever for 2018, with an amazing range of the best local ciders and more music to grove along to! Get your Bank holiday weekend off to a fantastic start at Brogdale Cider Festival. With music all […]

Hanami at Brogdale

Hanami Festival – New Date Saturday 21 April 2018 The weather here in the south east has been unseasonably cold and wet. We have reviewed the orchards and the wet weather has delayed the blossom display and left the ground very soggy. We are concerned for safety issues and the quality of event we can deliver. Brogdale’s […]

Christmas Venue Hire at Brogdale

Get into the festive spirit and celebrate Christmas in style at Brogdale Planning a Christmas party? Have a Christmas cracker to remember at Brogdale! Christmas bookings can include our 3 course menu Christmas menu, orchard tours, cider tastings and more. All set in our festive rustic Russet & Morello rooms. Hire our rustic private rooms and enjoy a mouthwatering homemade Christmas […]

Apples in the National Fruit Collection – Howgate Wonder

Apples in the National Fruit Collection – Howgate Wonder The National Fruit collection at Brogdale is home to over 2,000 apple varieties just waiting to be discovered. The Howgate Wonder is a cross between Blenheim Orange and Newton Wonder. It was first grown in 1916 at Howgate Lane in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The tree […]

School Food Matters & Brogdale Collections

School Food Matters & Brogdale Collections Brogdale Collections have teamed up with School Food Matters a London based charity for a fun and education school kids event. Brogdale are always keen to help children discover more about our environment, food and more by learning all about our fruit trees. Brogdale Collections donated apple trees to […]

Apples in space!

Apples in space! Did you know Brogdale apples have been to space! Newton apple seeds from The National Fruit Collection at Brogdale took to the stars in 1969 on the famous Apollo 10 mission. Apollo 10 was the fourth manned mission in the United States Apollo space program, and the second (after Apollo 8) to orbit the Moon. Launched on […]

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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