Brogdale Collections is the home of the National Fruit Collection set in over 150 acres of farmland, Brogdale Collections has over 4000 varieties of fruit trees from apples, pears, quinces and plums to cherries and more. The Collections orchards are a living history & heritage of fruit waiting to be discovered.
Let our expert knowledgeable guides take you on a journey around the orchards on a guided tour which the tour season running form beautiful blossom to bountiful fruit laden trees. Your guide will answer your questions and awaken your taste buds with over 4,000 different varieties you will be short of something to see.
Guided tour run at 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm everyday throughout the open season (April – October) and self-guided tours can be taken throughout the year at any time.
NEW for 2017 our educational interactive weather station design to help young and old discover the weather and climate around us and its effect on fruit growing and farming.
Brogdale Collections offers curriculum focused educational days for school groups for Key stage 1 & 2.
Fruit Festival & Events at Brogdale are packed full of family fun, free talks & demonstrators, fruit, education, fruit games, yummy food and much much more! Celebrate the traditions of the cherry blossom with Hanami Festival & Hanami Picnic Experiences, enjoy yourself at Strawberry Fair and test your lungs with the cherry pip spit at Cherry Fair or discover the special Pear and plum fruit days. Enjoy the apple crops with Brogdale Collections 2 day Cider or Apple Festival packed full of this to do & discover plus fun for all the family and much more!
Pet friendly note: All dogs are welcome to visit our full summer of festivals including our exciting Cider festival and Apple festival. They can enjoy all the fun of the fair and the general merriment of the festivals but dogs cannot enter the orchards to join the orchards tours.
Our marketplace at Brogdale is full of shops things to do including a picnic area & children’s playpark along with fashion boutiques, butchers, locally produced beverages & cider, Fine fruit shop and café for after tour snack and more.
Child age range: 4 - 15 Child
Tickets last a full year, enabling you to visit again and again to see the whole cycle from blossom to fruit and frosty winter.
Walking Tour (min 10 or more) £7.50
Tractor Tour (min 15 or more) £7.50 (FREE tractor for over 15 people!)
Free parking, Free entry for coach driver & disabled access