Whyke Community Orchard, Chichester

Urban growing at its very best. The Whyke Community Orchard was no more than a disused pocket of brambles and fly-tipped rubbish when volunteers turned up in September 2013. Now the site has a 17 fruit trees, including rare Sussex variety apples, and grafted cherries, a beautiful winding woodchip path and natural hedging along one side of the plot for protection.

We have a resident herbalist who gives talks about the plants found on the orchard.

Capacity: 25.
Disabled access.

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19 June 2021
Learn how to make elderflower champagne with our Herbalist Steve Taylor (The Medicine Garden), using flowers from the Whyke Community Orchard. Sample the brew and enjoy the peace of the orchard amongst the 8 year old heritage apple trees now...
10 July 2021
From the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Emily Sabin leads a workshop on identifying bumblebees. She’ll be able to show you our bumblebee species and talk about their life-cycle whilst in our eight-year-old apple orchard. Supervised children and all abilities of bumblebee...