Category Archives: Fruit and Nut Field Trips 2014

NT Parke, Devon

This National Trust place, is very picturesque. There is no real ‘property’ to look around, its more for the walks along the valley and riverside near Bovey Tracey, Devon. It has a large orchard, and as from the display board, … Continue reading

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NT Killerton, Devon – October 2014

National Trust Killerton, Devon is one of their flagship properties. There are some very ancient Sweet Chestnuts (Castenea), producing a bumper crop of nuts this year. One of the Sweet Chestnuts is huge, with some branches being propped up. We … Continue reading

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NT Greenway, Devon – Agatha Christie wrote here,

NT Greenway, Devon was much more of a pleasure to visit from a gardeners perspective. Greenhouses, Grapes, Peaches, Apricots, Figs, Apples are all part of the estate. Yet another huge Sweet Chestnut (castenea) tree by the car park, and another … Continue reading

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Cockington, Devon

An off the cuff visit to Cockington, happened to be on the same day as the ‘Apple Day’. We was only going to visit the Orchard and have a Clotted Cream Tea. The ancient cider press was put into action … Continue reading

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Day out at Bourton on the Water ? its surprising what you find.

A nice day out with the family to Bourton on the Water ? Away from the fruit trees, but it is surprising what you find. In the motor museum ‘Brum’ as seen on TV Waiting for my motorbike to be … Continue reading

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