Tuesday, 17th September 2019
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Wolverton Community Orchard
Organised by: Wolverton Community Orchard
Wolverton Community Orchard is now sixteen years old transformed from being a derilect piece of land a flytipping area to what you see today.It is a unique example of what can be achieved when a community work together and care about their environment in which they live and then make a positive change.
Come along and see the orchard in all its splendour with over 55 mixed fruit trees growing and ladened with delicious fruit for all to enjoy.
A sensory garden to tantalise our five senses.From the pungent smells of delicate roses and lavender to name a few to the edible variety of herbs,soft fruits and flowers.Then a mesmerising mix of colour and textures is a delight to see.Take a few moments to relax in our Peaceful Haven seating area all disabled accessible and enjoy a panoramic view of the whole orchard and listern to the delightful sounds of bird song.
Enjoy a taste of delicious homemade tea and cake from our Old Victorian Railway Carriage. Speak to some of the people who renovated the railway carriage and built the Peaceful Haven .We will have a wonderful display of photographs for you to see Allow your children to explore our Dragon Earth Scultor and Willow Feature .Then stroll through the wildlife area and pond .Explore our veg plots worked on by local school children.
Take time to see our display of photos through the years these are around the walls of our community shed.
You may like to listern to life music from talented musicians and enjoy a social chat with all the orchard volunteers who dedicate their time for free to keep the orchard looking splendid all year round . A wonderful mix of volunteers from artists,musicians ,gardeners and people who have a great love of wildlife nature and the natural world and our heritage.
Not need to book; orchard volunteers happy to show people round.
Access: Full wheelchair access. On-site accessible toilet open during community events. Assistance dogs welcome. Pushchair/pram friendly.
Directions:We are nestling in the alleyway between Western Rd and Furze Way We are flanked by beautiful Victorian Railings and single gate into sensory garden and orchard also a double gate into the main orchard and veg plots.All disabled accessible
Cars can only drop of at the gates then have to drive to the end of the alleyway .Car parking areas in Eaton Avenue and Woburn Avenue next to cemetery gate. Postcoade Mk12 5AY.
Contact: Yvonne Galuszka email firstname.lastname@example.org tel 01908 320405 mob 07815659667