Essex Orchards

The dry, sunny climate and fertile soils of eastern Essex have always favoured fruit production, coupled with its proximity to London markets.
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Essex apple varieties

Essex has a good selection of native apples.
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Essex pear varieties

Essex has a few native pears.
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Orchards to visit in Essex

There are several orchards that can be visited.
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Essex plum and cherry varieties

We are not aware of any Essex cherry varieties but there is one known plum variety.
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Support new Essex heritage orchard

Donations are invited to assist volunteers create a new community orchard at the Essex Wildlife Trust’s Langdon Hills Nature Reserve near Basildon. For further details and how you can donate to this exciting project follow the link below.
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