The BOG allotment is at the Lower Common allotments site and is entirely run by volunteers. Started in 1990 the allotment has vegetable plots, soft fruit, tree fruit, ponds (including a dipping platform), forest garden, an orchard, sheds, poly-tunnels, greenhouse, compost toilet, a play area, composting area and bees. They run an extensive programme of workshops throughout the year and surplus produce is sold on the stall at Bath Farmers Market.
Facilities: Volunteering, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Tuesday and Saturday mornings 10.00-13.00 and special Open Days, or by arrangement. .
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:
From Bath rail/bus station, take bus to Childrens Playground on Upper Bristol Road (4, X39). Allotment next door. Parking is available on site.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 16:00
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