Picture from the collection

"Snail.jpg" by Richard Hawkins

We hope that the information provided here is of interest to current plot-holders, potential plot-holders and, in fact, anyone interested in growing fruit, vegetables and flowers. As well as information about the Trap Ground allotment site, annual events, working parties, etc, there is a useful calendar of activity for growers, and many valuable tips provided by current plot-holders.

This website is for the members of the allotment association. If you have a photograph, or a tip, or any other useful content to contribute, please let us know. Please feed back any comments or suggestions to

Happy digging!

Recent news

2015-08-04 Photo Competition 2015

The theme for the photo competiton for 2015 (prizewinners announced at the Harvest Supper on 21 November 2015) is Allotment Gardeners. Start taking photos now.

Instructions on how to enter are here.

Don't forget that the prizewinners will be announced at the Harvest Supper on 21 November, when those attending will vote on the people's prize, and choose next year's theme.

For inspiration, have a look at the 2014 competition entries, and the 2013 competition entries etc.

2015-08-03 Harvest Supper 21 November 2015

This year’s harvest supper will be held on Saturday 21st November 2015. Many thanks to Gillian and Stuart Skyte who arranged another very enjoyable evening last November 8th and the quality and abundance of the food was superb, as ever.

Gillian's organisation and decorations combined perfectly with Stuart's witty and gentle interrogation of our general and gardening knowledge.