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 […]

Wildlife Garden July Update With Lockdown easing in the wildlife garden we havebeen returning to our volunteer workdays only to be greeted by some very persistent perennial ‘flowers in the wrong place’, including Bristly Ox tongue and Ground Elder. Whilst tackling these will be an ongoing task, we are able to begin to enjoy our […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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