Local Groups

Local Allotment Groups

Coleford Parish Council Allotments. Goodeaves Close.  Park half way down and go through alley on the right.  About 20 plots,   Clerk is Vicky Watts, 07971 516916 clerk@colefordsomerset.org

Farrington Gurney Parish Council Sunnyside allotments Parish Clerk Teresa Marsdon
Parish Clerk, 07476 984244    Web site is http://farringtongurney.org/allotments.php

Frome Allotment Association Birchill Lane, Feltham BA11 5ND  98 plots. a variety of
gardening styles. http://fromeallotments.co.uk/  213 plots, 100 on the waiting list.

Keynsham Allotment Association. Brian Withyman is treasurer and site manager.
01179 868042 07990 881 440  Location: Park Road. Nearby post code BS31 1FF
Web site is http://e-voice.org.uk/keynshamallotmentassociation/

Midsomer Norton Community Allotment Association.  Radstock Road. 65 plots.
www.msnallotments.net  Secretary Brian Snellgrove, 01761 415473

Paulton Parish Council allotments. There are 9 allotments located at the cemetery.
If you wish to be added to the waiting list please contact the Clerk, Debbie, on 01761 413644.
Unless new grounds are obtained, you will be at the end of a queue of 60 people so you
will need to be very patient indeed. paultonparishcouncil@btconnect.com

Peasedown-St- John Allotments. 4 Braysdown Lane BA2 8LL.  70 plots rented from a local farmer.
Secretary and Newsletter  –  Parish Office, ask for Debbie – 01761 433686
Website here.

Radstock Town Council Allotments Situated in Haydon village.  48 plots – 5 on the waiting list
–  Bob Stokes is the contact person  01761 416829  or 0789 0977713

Timsbury Allotment Association c/o Sandra Heward 01761 479844
68 plots all 5m x 15m end of Lippiat Lane.  No web site yet.

Westfield Allotment and Garden Society (WAGS)
Waterford Park Allotment,  via the Parish Council office  is 01761 410669
Chairman Martin Bates 01761 434966  0796 6424017 martinsparks1953@hotmail.com

Local Garden Groups

Somer Valley Gardening Group
A small group of about 20 meeting for social  visits and walks.
Contact: Suzanne Bird 07530 524402 suzanne21.bird @ gmail.com
Chilcompton Gardening Club
Meets every 4th Tuesday of the month Excl Aug. and Dec. over 100 members.
Contact: Terry Grist, Chairman,  01761 233029  terrygrist @ tiscali.co.uk
Clutton Horticultural Society
First Friday of the month with exceptions, Clutton Village Hall, 7.30 pm £4/£5
Contact: Gill Hazell  gill.glads@btinernet.com  01761 452036
Timsbury Horticultural Society
Meetings 7.30 pm on the Second Tuesday of each month
YMCA North Road, next to the Co-op.
http://timsburyhorts.webplus.net/
Weston Village Gardening Club (Bath)
a lively group with monthly meetings
http://www.westonvillagegardeningclub.co.uk/

Regional and National groups and organisations

The National Allotment Society,
full of hints and tips, loads of expertise free signup for newsletter.
The South West Counties Allotment Association. Given url does not work 12.3.16
more local support from everyone and everyone remotely interested in allotments. Based in Barnstaple; mostly local coverage but the tentacles spread far and wide.
The Somerset Federation of Gardening Clubs. This url is down 12.3.16
What appears to be a large and well organised club and network with lots of useful links. Allotment Associations information.
advice and help from other Allotment Associations
BANES allotments, a Bath Council run site showing the allotments in the BANES area
Royal Horticultural Society.
need we say more?

London Allotment groups – a good model for networking groups