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Brogdale Collections Charity.

Brogdale Collections is a charity working to provide access and education about the National Fruit Collection to the public. With events, over 3000 varieties of fruit trees, guided tours & rural courses - there really is something for everyone!


Fruit Filled Fun for Everyone!

Brogdale Collections is the home of the National Fruit Collection set in over 150 acres of farmland, Brogdale Collections has over 3000 varieties of fruit trees from apples, pears, quinces, and plums to cherries and more. The Collections orchards are a living history & a heritage of fruit waiting to be discovered.

Let our expert knowledgeable guides take you on a journey around the orchards on a guided tour. Explore the orchards from beautiful blossom to bountiful fruit laden trees. Your guide will answer your questions and awaken your taste buds with over 3,000 different varieties you will never be short of something to see.

Guided tours run at 11am, 1pm and 2:30pm six days a week throughout the open season (April – October) and self-guided tours can be taken throughout the year at any time. Why not discover the orchards on one of the regular Tractor Trailer tours, led by expert guides and suitable for visitors with mobility requirements.

Fruit Festivals & Events at Brogdale are packed full of family fun, free talks & demonstrations, fruit tastings, yummy food, crafts and much more! Discover everything from Easter Egg trails, to PYO weekends; you can even enjoy the bountiful apple crops at Brogdale Collections 2-day Cider Festival packed full of local music and artisan food &amp drinks. There plenty of things to do & discover, plus fun for all the family!

Festival & Events 2024

Wild Weather Day - 14th February

Discover Easter – 29th, 30th,31st March

Spring Blossom Tours April - May

Beastie Day - 10th April

Teddy Bears Picnic – 12th April

Hanami Festival - 13th April

Bee Safari - 28th, 29th May

Cherry PYO Weekends - 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st July

Wild Classroom: Outdoor Cooking - 7th, 8th August

Beastie Day - 9th August

Plum Weekend - 10th, 11th August

Kids Juicing Workshops - 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August

Brogdale Cider Festival - 24th, 25th August

Wild Classroom: Outdoor Cooking - 28th, 29th August

Heritage Orchard Days - 21st, 22nd September

Heritage Orchard Days - 5th, 6th, 19th, 20th October

Kids Juicing Workshops - 28th, 29th, 30th October

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Alongside this Brogdale Collections offer a range of rural courses and education including fruit tree grafting and pruning courses, wild food foraging, cider making, and orchard design.

Pet-friendly note: All dogs are welcome to visit our full summer of festivals including our exciting Cider festival. They can enjoy all the fun and merriment of the festivals and the marketplace, but dogs cannot enter the orchards or join the orchards tours.

Your Orchard Pass ticket lasts a whole year enabling you to visit as many times as you want. Orchard pass holders can enjoy unlimited walks, tours and tractor tours (in season) plus enjoy the special plum fruit days. Go to to find out more.