Horsenden Hill is the largest conservation site in Ealing and home to around 50 fruit trees in their orchard, including plums, cherries, apples, and espalier pears and apples. There are also a couple of veteran apples and pears which are remnants of the original orchard at Horsenden Farm.
For more information about the history of the site, please see the article on Horsenden Hill History by one of our Certificate in Community Orcharding students, John Dyson.
Where you can find it: Perivale, Greenford UB6 7QH
How do you get there: The orchard is a ten minute walk from Perivale tube, which is on the central line.
Can I visit: Yes
Orchard owner and carer? The site is owned by the London Borough of Ealing, and managed by Ealing rangers. The orchard is enthusiastically supported by the Friends of Horsenden Hill, who have run Apple Days, Harvests and Wassails at the orchard.
Biodiversity features: The orchard is surrounded by a beautiful laid hedge. Horsenden Hill is now home to chickens in the orchard area, pigs in the woodlands and cows on the top of the hill.