Isaac Newton’s apple tree

The orchard at Woolsthorpe Manor contains an apple tree with a special place in history – it’s the tree connected with Isaac Newton’s discovery of the law of gravitation – a story Newton himself told.

East of England Apples and Orchards Project

The East of England Apples and Orchards Project (EEAOP) works to conserve orchard habitat and heritage fruit varieties that arose in the East of England.

Orchard Network

Website of the Habitat Action Plan (HAP) group for Traditional Orchards. A partnership of organisations working together for the conservation of Traditional Orchards as a wildlife habitat.

Apple pressing in action

Watch this video (shot on location in Ketton) and see how it’s done

Bourne Woods Orchard

History of this new orchard, planted in Spring 2012 with 12 apple trees

National Fruit Collection

The National Fruit Collection at Brogdale Farm is one of the largest fruit collections in the world.


fruitID helps identify apple cultivars and other fruit cultivars accurately as part of efforts to conserve heritage varieties and orchards.

Traditional Orchard Survey

Part of The People’s Trust for Endangered Species; includes a map of all known UK orchards.

250 varieties of apple on one tree

… thanks to a bit of hard grafting over the years.

 The hunt for Peasgood’s Nonsuch

The Lincolnshire town of Stamford has 44 native apple varieties – many of them lost, but not forgotten. Richard Keeble is determined to find them all.

Gloucester Orchard Trust

Copyrights of SCOG

Stamford Community Orchard Group 2017