Best orchards in the Midlands

Orchards are an important part of our heritage, however recent years have seen large declines in their numbers. Fortunately we have many in our care and have worked hard to maintain and restore them for visitors to enjoy.

A view of the orchard at Attingham Park

An apple a day from Attingham's orchard 

Attingham's orchard is a special place, with 37 varieties of cooking and eating apples grown.

Rosy red apples growing by the manor house

Brockhampton's orchards  

Autumn is harvest time at Brockhampton as the heritage varieties in the orchard are ripe and ready to be picked. Come along and join in with the picking.

Calke Abbey, Midlands, the Orchard in autumn

Step into Calke's peaceful orchard 

Calke’s orchard is an autumn highlight, producing local and historic apple varieties.

The apple orchard at Clumber Park

From Plot to Plate at Clumber Park  

The stunning orchards in the Walled Kitchen Garden at Clumber Park provide more than just visual beauty but a source of produce for the Cafe.

Apples at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

Coughton Orchards 

Coughton Court has so many places for you to explore and discover, but when you just need a gentle stroll make sure you come into to our orchards which offer you a lovely quiet area.

Apples hanging from trees in Croome's orchard

Croome's orchard 

Croome’s orchard has a mixture of young trees planted by staff and volunteers, as well as older trees which hint at the use of the land over the past 300 years.

Dudmaston apple harvest orchard

Harvest season at Dudmaston 

The orchard at Dudmaston is a space to relax and unwind amongst the apple trees where gardeners and volunteers work throughout the year to ensure the trees bear fruit.

Apple carts at Gunby

Gunby apples galore 

This time of year come and see the many different apple varieties grown in the Gunby gardens. Can you guess how many we have?

A child picking apples at Hanbury Hall in Worcestershire

Apple Harvest at Hanbury  

Harvest season is upon us, and we're inviting you to pick your own apple in the Hanbury Orchard. Every year, apples from the orchard are available to take home in return for a donation, which helps to care for the orchard into the future.

Autumn crab apples

Autumn in the Garden 

Whatever the time of year the orchards at Hardwick have much to offer visitors.

apples in the orchard at The Firs

The Orchard at The Firs 

We are on an exciting mission at The Firs, Elgar’s Birthplace, to discover the varieties of Apples and Pears that are growing successfully in our orchard.

MLTB Orchard and Church

The Orchard and Apple Press at Middle Littleton 

Read about our work to restore the Orchard and Apple Presses.

Apple trees in the Orchard in August at Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire.

Harvesting Heritage Fruits at Moseley Old Hall 

Admire the traditional varieties of apples, pears, medlars and quince in the orchard at Moseley Old Hall, and sit back and relax surrounded by fruit trees.

Memorial fruit tree orchard at Packwood House, Warwickshire.

The memorial orchard at Packwood 

There's a very special orchard at Packwood with particular memories for many visitors.

A view of an apple tree in the orchard laden with red apples. The Manor is visible in the background

Historic orchards at Wightwick Manor 

With over 52 varieties of apple grown here at Wightwick, can you find your favourite?

Isaac Newton's apple tree protected by willow fence in the garden with the farmhouse at the background at Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire

The worlds most famous apple tree 

Isaac Newton's apple tree is still green and growing in this corner of Lincolnshire