Heritage Orchard Days at Brogdale

Date: Saturday 21 September 2024

Heritage Orchard Days at Brogdale Collections, Brogdale Farm, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8XZ, on Saturday 21st September 2024 and Sunday 22nd September 2024 from 10am until 3pm. Heritage Orchard Days: Join the experts at Brogdale for a fun family day out at Brogdale Farm. Join expert guides on a tour of the National Collection and taste hundreds of varieties straight from the trees. Children will be able to join in with some apple campfire cooking, and traditional apple pressing and visit the fabulous face painter. Included in the ticket price, visitors will also be able to harvest their own apples and pears to take home*. There are over a hundred different heritage varieties available to pick from, something to suit everyone. These Heritage Orchard Days are a great opportunity to spend time outside with the family while enjoying some fresh Kent fruit. Visitors will also be helping raise essential funds to save these unique orchards. In addition to the National Fruit Collection, Brogdale Farm is home to hectares of orchards packed with heritage apple, pear, plum, quince, and cherry trees. These provide the fruit for the public on event days which gives people the opportunity to learn about and eat a wonderful range of heritage fruit. Due to changes in circumstances, the management of these orchards is under threat and Brogdale Collections Charity is raising funds to protect this important local diverse horticultural resource. Brogdale has unlimited free parking, accessible toilets, a plant centre and a café. (All closed on Mondays). For more information and to book your tickets, please click here.

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