Winter apple tree pruning day in the Old Bakery orchard

Pick up your loppers and secateurs and help the rangers care for the fruit trees growing in the Old Bakery orchard at Branscombe.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Help give our trees a trim and learn about how pruning keeps them healthy, improving their productivity and making sure the branches are balanced.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01752 346585
Suitability
Unfortunately this event is not suitable for children.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet the rangers in the Branscombe orchard in front of the Old Bakery, opposite the Forge. Grid ref: SY197 887 Sat Nav: EX12 3DB
What to bring and wear
Wear clothes and shoes/boots suitable for the weather. Bring a packed lunch too, and if you have work gloves and secateurs then please bring them. We can provide some spares if not.
Accessibility
Easy, level walk.
Other
There's limited National Trust parking by the Forge, free for members. Additional parking is available behind the village hall. This is not National Trust, please leave donations in the well.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
1 February 2019 10:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Sue Beegan
Email
eastdevon@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01752 346585

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