We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Brogdale Collections

Features Animals
Brogdale Road | Brogdale Farm, Faversham ME13 8XZ, England
+44 1795 536250
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Come here.... this is the UK's national treasure of Fruit Trees....

once this place was a Government concern in the Cold War. Bing part of the UK's MAFF. ( Ministry... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mysticknight537
,
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Guided tour around 2000 apple varieties

We took a guided tour around the collection and admired and tasted many apples and pears as well as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JohnR R
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 154 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Brogdale Collections was established as a charity to work with the curator chosen by DEFRA. Brogdale Collections has managed visitor access to the NFC in partnership with the University of Reading, since the start of their curation in 2008. The Charity offers a range of opportunities for the public to use the collections as an educational resource including Daily Guided Tours (April - November), Fruit Days, Festivals and Key Stage 1 & 2 Education Days.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fruit trees” (13 reviews)
“cider festival” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Brogdale Road | Brogdale Farm, Faversham ME13 8XZ, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1795 536250
Write a Review
Reviews (154)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

once this place was a Government concern in the Cold War. Bing part of the UK's MAFF. ( Ministry of Aggriculture, Fishery's and Food). Prince Charles saved it as a national treasure..Now thriving its well worth a Visit.

Thank mysticknight537
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a guided tour around the collection and admired and tasted many apples and pears as well as looking at the currants and gooseberry bushes. Our guide was friendly and informative and we spent a couple of hours around the fruit collection. Walking boots...More

Thank JohnR R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel all the way from Essex just for their amazing bacon. They persuaded me to get some lamb too. It’s a great butchers, the other shops are nice but the butchers are best and great staff too.

Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I was given the task of finding a gift for neighbours. Having found the type of trees they wanted I emailed Brogdale and they were brilliant. They suggested the best trees as well as which others to use for pollination - something I hadn't given...More

Thank AnnVS
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I came here (from rather far away) very excited at the prospect of what I might see and experience. I love heirloom varieties of fruits, and this should have been hog heaven for me. Instead, I got a mixed bag of good and bad. First,...More

1  Thank David_from_Glendale
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I called in mid-afternoon, as I live in Faversham, and have passed here frequently. The parking was unclear. The whole place is a strange mix of huts and sheds and barns, most of them unmarked. The railway was closed. Huge signs directed one to The...More

1  Thank patrick o
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place we came here for a cider festival and to celebrate our birthday that day this is the second time of attending the festival and we were not disappointed great food available great bands playing and brilliant cider and ale etc Loads...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went to a Bug Day at Brogdale, with 4 year old girl. The day was well organised and very enjoyable. The children and parents went on a Bug hunt in the orchards and meadows. Then they were able to touch and learn about a...More

Thank deborahcW999AC
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had visited Brogdale before but the children were keen to go back during cherry season. Sadly, the cherries have been decimated by a particular fruit fly but our guide showed us the apples, pears, the rather sad cherries and plum trees. Brogdale is a...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This has been a calendar fixture for me but has steadily declined. This year for example, many of the attractions and talks started at the same time as each other . Someone had the bright idea of having a cooking demonstration, where the presenter had...More

Thank toofrab
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Ship Inn
75 reviews
1.00 km away
Ospringe Fish Bar
12 reviews
.99 km away
Read's Restaurant
543 reviews
1.54 km away
Faversham Kebab House Restaurant
182 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Maison Dieu
14 reviews
1.04 km away
Fleur de Lis Museum & Gallery
40 reviews
1.53 km away
Best of Faversham Market
30 reviews
1.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Brogdale Collections staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit