Go Wild in Cowbridge Community Orchard

Cowbridge Community Allotments

Turn waste ground at the Cowbridge Community Allotments site
into a thriving, fun and productive orchard space that brings all sectors of the
community together with an emphasis on native and wildflower planting.

Visitor Information

Cowbridge Community Allotments
behind Millfied Drive
Cowbridge
Vale of Glamorgan
CF71 7

We are a very friendly, welcoming group of community allotmenteers. Anyone from the local community is welcome to become involved.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Visit the website and use the contact form, find us on Facebook - Cowbridge Community Allotments, or come along to our monthly meetings in the Duke of Wellington, Cowbridge.

Get in touch

Photos of the site

Before we Go Wild!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

PPS ing!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Fruit Tree Planting

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Little tree planting helpers!

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Finished! Linear orchard planted.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Misummers Day Flower Crown making

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Go Wild banner looks lovely!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Midsummer Faery Maidens!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Making Go Wild bee houses

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Making honey and beeswax scrubs..

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Natural Dye Workshop

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Flowers for natural dyeing

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Steaming bundles

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Our final results - fantastic!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Thanks Grow Wild!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
We collected flowers and plants from the allotments and made scarves using a natural bundle dyeing technique. 24/09/2016 - 10:15 25 Mixed ages
Sat 24th Sept. Natural dye workshop using plant material, followed by weeding working party for the orchard, then Harvest Festival bbq! 07/09/2016 - 19:00 20 Mixed ages
We made bee houses from the Grow Wild packs, sowed the wildflower seeds in our orchard, and made cosmetics from our honey and beeswax. 31/07/2016 - 13:30 10 Mixed ages
Midsummer Day Flower Crown Party. Eva - a lady who grows native flowers at The Flower Hive showed us how to make flower crowns. 31/07/2016 - 14:30 15 Mixed ages
Planted our Grow Wild orchard at the community allotments today! 16 varieties of native fruit trees. Many hands made light work 24/04/2016 - 18:15 15 Mixed ages
Discussing the Grow Wild project at our community allotment meeting. 09/03/2016 - 19:30 12 Mixed ages
Discussions re plans for site including event dates and plant lists 02/03/2016 - 12:30 5 Mixed ages