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Brogdale Collections

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Brogdale Road | Brogdale Farm, Faversham ME13 8XZ, England
+44 1795 536250
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Hanami Festival rip-off

Visited Brogdale today excited for the Hamami festival; I'm 40 weeks pregnant but drove there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Celtic Q
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Rochester, United Kingdom
Easter Egg Hunt

We regularly visit Brogdale to attend events throughout the year. We visited with our 5 year old... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Kathy M
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“fruit trees” (15 reviews)
“cider festival” (11 reviews)
“plums” (7 reviews)
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Brogdale Road | Brogdale Farm, Faversham ME13 8XZ, England
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"egg hunt"
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"amazing collection"
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"the barn"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Brogdale today excited for the Hamami festival; I'm 40 weeks pregnant but drove there specifically as I love cherry blossoms and all things Japanese. What a complete rip-off, they should be ashamed. £9 entry and about 6 Japanese-related stalls (with a crepe stand, bakery,...More

Thank Celtic Q
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We regularly visit Brogdale to attend events throughout the year. We visited with our 5 year old Grandson for the Easter Egg Hunt and activities on Good Friday. Nothing they could do about the weather, at times the rain was very heavy. We were disappointed...More

1  Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Visited to look at the grounds for a few minutes before visiting the market place, always a great place to visitbought my meal and Rhubarb mead!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We regularly go to Brogdale through the year. We are privileged see the trees especially in spring when in blossom. So we recommend any visitors to go. There is a lovely cafe and shops which includes one of the best butchers with a large choice...More

Thank Mick C
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

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.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

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
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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
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Reviewed 4 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

2  Thank David_from_Glendale
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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

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