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Royal Paddocks Allotments
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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Autumn Social and Produce Show

Sunday 15 Sept 11.00am – 2.00pm

Time to:

  • Nurture your best veg, fruit and flowers to win an award in the Produce Show!
  • Feed up those competition entry pumpkins and sunflowers!
  • Hone your jam/chutney/cake making skills for the Produce Show competitions
  • Get creative with your Family Scarecrow Competition designs
  • Set aside some of your finest home-mades: jams, jellies, chutneys, pickles, cordials etc for sale on the Home Produce stall.

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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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Juvenile robin opportunist, Painted Ladies, Red Admirals and flower patch

Juvenile robin opportunist, Painted Ladies, Red Admirals and flower patch

Much amused by the very forward behaviour of this young robin that zooms in as soon as I start to weed; yesterday it almost sat on my shoe, so close it came.

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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.