Bedfordshire Plums and Gages

Bedfordshire has an extensive list of plums and gages, many due to the Laxton family at their Bedford nursery. 
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Bedfordshire orchards

Bedfordshire boasts an impressive list of orchard varieties, due to the fruit breeding programmes undertaken by successive generations of the Laxton family at their Bedford nursery.
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Bedfordshire apple varieties

Bedfordshire has an extensive list of native apple varieties, many due to the Laxton family at their Bedford nursery.
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Bedfordshire pear varieties

Bedfordshire has many pear varieties, many due to the Laxton family at their Bedford nursery.
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Lost varieties of Bedfordshire

There are around twenty named apple varieties documented as having Bedfordshire origins. It is possible that some of these might still exist today.
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Orchards to visit in Bedfordshire

There are several orchards that are available to visit.
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