Autumn wildlife at Brogdale

Beautiful spiders’ webs Autumn beckons and with the seasonal changes in the orchards of the National Fruit Collections comes the first foggy, dewy mornings and the tapestries of spiders` webs. It’s lovely to see the multitude of `sheets and orbs` across Brogdale’s orchards and grasslands, hedgerows and gardens.  The wildlife at Brogdale is fascinating whatever […]

A time for weeding and enjoying the wildlife

July Wildlife Update from Brogdale Collections We love the rain! Apart from when we’ve had school groups in doing bee walks and minibeast hunts, the rain for the wildlife garden has been fantastic. Not only is the pond thriving with lots of whirligig beetles and pond-skaters on the surface as well as water snails underneath, […]

Pick your own cherries

Social Media Competitions – Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions Anyone aged 18 or over is eligible to enter our social media competitions Winners will be selected at random from those who have liked Brogdale Collections’ competition social media posts within the deadline Winners will be notified by social media messaging and asked to contact Brogdale to arrange prize collection Our competitions […]

LEARNING ALL ABOUT BEES

Half Term Fun with Bee Walks and Exhibition at Brogdale Collections For the June half term holiday this year we launched into our bee week of educational and interactive activities. THese were centered around the importance of pollinators to fruit farming and our wider environment.  Brand new exhibition space In preparation for this we first […]

It’s all about the blossom

Brogdale – home to the country’s most beautiful orchards As home to 400 cherries plus thousands of other flowering fruit trees, Brogdale Collections is one of the best places in the UK to enjoy blossom displays. Our fruit trees include apples, pears, plums, crab apples, quinces, greengages, medlars and cherries – including some beautiful ornamental […]

BROGDALE RE-OPENS FOR EDUCATION VISITS

Press release – 22nd March 2021 Brogdale Collections in Kent – which is home to the National Fruit Collection comprising over 4,000 varieties of fruit and nut trees – is now ready to take bookings for educational visits. The Charity has put all required Covid-compliant measures in place to ensure that school groups are able […]

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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