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Committee Notices

First Aid on site

No Bonfires

Plant Disease Alert

Dead Hedge

There is now an easy way to dispose of longer prunings and cuttings from your allotment – we have built a new dead hedge frame near the beehive area.

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Beekeeping at RPA

Beekeeping at RPA

Beekeeping is a fascinating, addictive, expensive and rewarding hobby.

There have been beehives at the RPA for many years, tended by experienced beekeepers with plots on the periphery so that the bees can forage without causing too much disruption.

About six years ago, following a number of requests to keep bees at the RPA

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Sandbath time, wasps and ants nests, September flowers and sunsets

Sandbath time, wasps and ants nests, September flowers and sunsets

Enjoying a coffee at Sunday’s Café in the warm sun when keen birders shouted out, ‘Jenny!’ and there was this juvenile kestrel having a good old sand bath wallow in the dry, dusty path not far off from where we were all sitting. Naturally, as soon as I managed to get the camera out it began to take flight, but I love this waddly stance – not a brilliant photo but you get the picture!

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Seed Store cafe welcome sign

Seed Store cafe

Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and delicious homemade cakes.
Open every Sunday:
11am - 12:30pm

Allotment main entrance - unlocked padlock

Waiting list now open

Do you want to put your name down for a plot? Click here to find out how.

Allotment main entrance opening time

Opening and closing times throughout the year can be found here.