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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This Easter, Brogdale Collections is opening its beautiful orchards for visitors to enjoy an Easter Trail.
Brogdale Collections is very happy to be part of this brand-new initiative, which will help raise funds for many of the area’s wonderful local causes.
Win an Orchard Pass for you and a friend Sharing a little kindness in difficult times – Random Acts of Kindness Week 14-20 February 2021 Many people are struggling at the moment – unable to see loved ones; battling with home-schooling; missing normal lives. Random Acts of Kindness Week comes at a time when showing […]
Brogdale’s ‘Grow a Pip’ lockdown project – why not give it a grow?! We’ve come up with a great idea to give the kids something to do whilst they are stuck at home. They could have a go at growing their own apple pip into a tree. At Brogdale Collections, one of our key areas […]
2021 – THE YEAR TO TRY SOMETHING NEW?Find out about volunteering at Brogdale Collections Making plans and fresh starts in 2021 For many of us, the last few months have given us cause to reflect on the things that are important to us. With a series of lockdowns restricting everybody’s movements and activities, […]
In the aftermath of autumn`s completion of harvest, a generous carpet of apples usually awaits the immigrant thrushes, particularly Fieldfares and Redwings.
Fieldfares and Redwings In the aftermath of autumn`s completion of harvest, a generous carpet of apples usually awaits the immigrant thrushes, particularly Fieldfares and Redwings. The Fieldfare; with its pale grey rump and black tail, contrasting brown back and white belly is a familiar orchard visitor from northern and central Europe. Sometimes occurring in hundreds, its […]