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The National Fruit Collection (formerly Brogdale)

Wisley RHSlarge orchards of old varieties

Common Groundchampions local diversity

Peoples' Trust for Endangered Species:

Traditional Orchards, a guide to Wildlife and Management

Natural England                          Community Group Funding

National Perry Pear Centre                                 Slow Food UK

Frank Matthews,

Tenbury Wells, Gloucestershire

RV Rogers of Pickering

Beetham Nursery


Orchard and Garden services
Dick Palmer, joint founder of SLOG, is a gardener, arborist, orchard worker and cider maker working in Cumbria and the north of England. Please contact:-

Tel: 07799615750 / 01229 716095

Fruity Windermere Group -  


The Arnside and Silverdale AONB where there are many old orchards and a wealth of local varieties. Learn more about the AONB and its work.


The Wittenham Hill Cider Pages


Management of Traditional Orchards - Traditional orchards: Summary (TIN012)

There is information on Perry Pears on this web site  and perry-making here.

Vigo: Suppliers of apple presses, cider presses, fruit presses, crushers and mills


For all things Cider, Orcharding, et al. This website and associated Google group is an excellent resource.

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