Stokenham Parish Orchard Cluster Group consists of: Beeson, Chillington and Stokenham Community Orchards

Stokenham Parish Orchard Cluster Group was group was formed to share volunteer ideas and skills and support all three orchards by working together to ensure that the areas are well managed, regularly maintained and that they are promoted in the community as an asset for the community to use and enjoy.

Beeson Community Orchard Group comprises of local residents caring for Beeson Orchard which has Village Green status. It nestles in the middle of an area surrounded by houses in the centre of the village. There is a good variety with Apple, Pear, Damson, Medlar and Crab apples. Other plantings include Dog rose and Elder with wild flowers. The Orchard also includes a small pond to attract wildlife and the whole area is regularly enjoyed by the community with BBQs, apple harvesting and various community events.

  • Size of site : 2/3rds acre
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  • Number of trees : 12
  • Age trees at 2015 : 6 years
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