Peter Gill
Apple Osmanthorpe cpt Al Greer

© Al Greer

Formerly an orchard with what could be amongst the first Bramley apple trees planted

Location

Southwell road
Kirklington to Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG22 8NH
A static map of Osmanthorpe

Know before you go

Size
-1 hectares

Entry fee

Free access

Parking information

There is no designated parking but cars can be parked roadside.

Access

The site lies immediately west of Osmanthorpe Manor and is most easily accessed by taking the Southwell Road from the A617 in the village of Kirklington and the reserve is on the left just before the right turn to Halam.

Access to the reserve is open at all times and there are various points of access. Contact the Trust for more information.

Dogs

Under effective control

Facilities

Picnic area

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to July

About the reserve

The original orchard here was planted with apple, plum and pear trees, although the pears have long gone from the site. Although past their peak, many of the apple trees are very old examples of mainly Bramley's Seedling, possibly amongst the first Bramley trees planted

Contact us

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 0115 958 8242
Contact email: info@nottswt.co.uk