Traditional Orchard Survey

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In order to save our traditional orchards, and the thousands of animals they support, we need to know where they remain and what condition they are in. Together with wildlife lovers like you we have been locating the traditional orchards of the UK for the last eight years.

Locating traditional orchards is often problematic. Ordnance Survey (OS) maps do not tell us the age or condition of particular orchards, and many orchards are not marked at all, so we use aerial photographs to identify traditional orchards sites.

We need your help across England and Wales to visit these sites and tell us if they still exist and help gather additional information that enables us to assess their condition and protect them for future generations.

  • Main orchard information menu

    An area of the website dedicated to information and practical guides for orchard owners; including videos, fruit variety information and step-by-step guides to orchard management

    Find out more
  • Survey an orchard

    Orchard Survey Harry Green

    Help us add to our orchard conservation work by surveying your orchard, or other orchards in your area

    Survey an orchard
  • Survey results so far

    Traditional cider orchard

    Find out what our survey work has shown us about orchards so far

    Find out more

Ways to help...

£3 a month

will help us get more people involved in saving our nation's orchards

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