Courses at Brogdale – perfect Christmas gifts

Give the gift of a rural experience for Christmas Brogdale Collections in Faversham has a packed programme of rural workshops planned for 2022 which are perfect gifts for anyone who loves growing, making or nature. Many of the courses take place in the orchards and buildings at Brogdale and are delivered by friendly, knowledgeable specialists. […]


CELEBRITIES LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND’S APPLES Brogdale Collections featured in a fascinating episode of Celebrity Antiques Road Show on the 4th November.  Actress Victoria Smurfitt visited with antiques specialist Phil Serrell. They were keen to learn why Kent was called The Garden of England. Brogdale’s expert guide – Mike Austin – chatted to […]

Christmas at Brogdale Farm

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN BROGDALE, FAVERSHAM It’s good to shop local Not everyone is aware that there’s a lovely selection of local, independent businesses at Brogdale Farm. Many of them have some great options for Christmas gifts. If you’re trying to support local businesses and enjoy your Christmas shopping in Faversham – businesses at Brogdale are […]

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 […]

Volunteer at Brogdale

Volunteer at Brogdale

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, […]


HOW OUR VOLUNTEERS AND SUPPORTERS HELPED BROGDALE SURVIVE 2020 Although we are still living  in uncertain times, we thought it would be heartening if we shared some positive news and warm wishes. Thank you Brogdale would like to say a massive thank you to our staff, volunteers, supporters, visitors and customers who have all played […]

Moist Apple Crumble Cake from Wasted Kitchen

Wasted Recipe – Moist Apple Crumble Cake By Katy Newton from Mighty Fine Things and Wasted Kitchen –  September 12, 2020 This Recipe is based on our lovely Lee’s Mum’s Apple Cake with some inspiration from Anja Dunk’s Speedy Apple Cake (check out her recipe book – Noodles, Dumplings & Strudel) and a Wasted Kitchen […]

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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