Kent School Trips

   We had an amazing 2022 for Kent school trips here at Brogdale Collections and loved welcoming all the different classes. We hope to see you again this year for more fun hands-on learning!   Great value day out to remember, that meets your curriculum needs!   We provide fun, fruit-filled Kent school trips,  where […]

HANDS ON LEARNING FOR CHILDREN

HANDS ON LEARNING FOR CHILDRENAt Brogdale Collections By Debi Adams, Education Officer at Brogdale About Brogdale’s Educational Programmes Brogdale Farm, in Faversham Kent, is home to the National Fruit Collection, which comprises over 4000 different varieties of Apples, Pears, Cherries, Quinces, Plums, Hazelnuts and Cobnuts, and a variety of soft fruits. We work with schools […]

Birds and butterflies of Brogdale

Birds and butterflies of Brogdale By Mike Roser, Guide at Brogdale Collections – Butterfly below is a A Painted Lady – a migrant from the Mediterranean region and North Africa. With most of our spring migrant birds now in, and with prime territories already secured by our resident birds, there is an early dawn chorus […]

Brogdale Bee Colonies

BROGDALE WELCOMES TWO NEW BEE COLONIES With of acres of orchards, Brogdale Collections heavily relies on pollinators such as bees. To help ensure the trees have as much help with this as possible, we recently welcomed two new colonies of bees. Unbelievably, the buzzy, busy parcels arrived by post. Mick the postman was chuffed to […]

COOKERY MASTERCLASSES – LOCK DOWN STYLE!

COOKERY MASTERCLASSES – LOCK DOWN STYLE! Great British Bake Off finalist, Jane Beedle, was due to be holding a series of Cookery Masterclasses at Brogdale Collections. Each one focusing on topical or seasonal fruit and produce. She is a great baker, wonderful cook and also a rather lovely person – so we’re over the moon […]

Space Sapling Lands at Brogdale

SPACE SAPLING LANDS AT BROGDALE COLLECTIONS What must be one of the most famous saplings in the country has now ‘landed’ at Brogdale Collections in Faversham.  The tiny sapling has been grown from a pip taken from Isaac Newton’s apple tree, which was blasted into space with British astronaut Tim Peake. In 2015 apple pips from […]

Kids Summer Holiday Fun

Kids summer holiday fun a Brogdale – Limited Spaces available BOOK NOW Brogdale’s got your summer holidays covered with fun days out for all! Keep the kids entertained with educational fun days out . Explore the National Fruit Collection orchards and get creative, learn about nature or be a weather scientist this summer. Orchard Craft Days […]

Half Term fun at Brogdale

Half Term fun at Brogdale Half term is fast approaching and Brogdale Collections have some great days out to help keep the kids entertained. Half Term Beastie Day A full day of exploring Brogdale and discovering fantastic bugs & mini beasts. Book your Live Bug Show time and spend the whole day exploring the orchards, […]

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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