insideKENT Magazine insideKENT October 2018 Issue 79 - Page 70

VISITKENT NATIONAL APPLE FESTIVAL AT BROGDALE APPLES GALORE AT BROGDALE! CELEBRATE OVER 2,200 DIFFERENT APPLE VARIETIES ON 13TH AND 14TH OCTOBER WITH A BREATHTAKING APPLE DISPLAY LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE, THEN PICK YOUR FAVOURITES FROM A RANGE OF TRY-BEFORE- YOU-BUY RARE AND HERITAGE APPLES. Enjoy guided walking and tractor tours of the orchards of the National Fruit Collection. Meet the fruit experts and get your apple identified with a free Fruit ID service, join the scientists to visit scientific climate change trails, and learn even more with free horticultural and rural talks, demonstrations and cooking demonstrations all weekend. Enjoy live music and delicious local food, browse local craft and produce, meet the animals and enjoy the festival games. Little ones can get stuck into apple crafts, apple pressing, apple cookery sessions and spooky apple head carving just in time for Halloween! Entertainment for the whole family all weekend. Get your discount tickets now at www.brogdalecollections.org. 70 JETSTREAM TOURS Discover tales of the River Medway and Thames Estuary with Jetstream Tours! Either sit back and relax on their passenger boat, or more adventurous thrill seekers can hold on tight to their seats aboard the jet boat as it sails past Chatham Historic Dockyard and Upnor Castle. In 2018, join Jetstream Tours for day trips departing from Rochester, Southend and Gravesend. See their website for more details about day trips, red sand towers trips, special events and for private hire enquiries. Jetstream Tours is also the operator of the Gravesend to Tilbury ferry service connecting Kent and Essex via river Monday – Saturday. www.jetstreamtours.com