Pershore facilities

A national centre for horticulture situated on a 60 hectare site near Evesham, Pershore College offers the very best in land-based learning.

 

Pershore College transformation

TV gardener David Domoney officially opened the £5.8m redevelopment of Pershore CollegeThe £5.8m scheme has seen the college transformed with the key feature being the addition of a contemporary new glass building which will house a new science and technology centre, a new Collections house, new teaching rooms, project spaces and library.

Read more about these exciting developments

 

 

COLLEGE information

The campus has student accommodation, built in 2010, with 97 ensuite bedrooms.  Students come from all over the UK and abroad to study and live onsite.

 

Facilities include:

  • Soil and plant science laboratories
  • Landscape design studios
  • Specialist plant units
  • Fruit unit with commercial juice production facilities
  • Landscaped ornamental grounds and an arboretum
  • Commercial orchards
  • Nature reserve
  • Landscape workshops - hard landscaping,estate skills, CAD drawing studio
  • Commercial plant nursery - field, container and production units
  • Modern controlled glasshouses
  • Horticultural machinery and equipment
  • Specialist animal unit
  • Large and small animal enclosures
  • Tropical unit
  • 12 hectares of conservation area
  • Extensive and landscaped gardens home to several national plant collections
  • Commercial plant centre open to the public
  • Plant nursery
  • Specialist garage workshop facilities
  • Purpose-built library
  • Halls of residence

 

The site is a regional centre for the RHS who offer courses, lectures and workshops at the site.

The site is a member of the Alpine Garden Society.

The centre is also home to the Pershore Tennis Club which has outdoor and indoor courts.

 

Transport is provided for some areas.

 

 

Commercial

The Plant Centre is open to the public and the plant nursery provides wholesale to trade customers.   

 

Subjects offered at Pershore

 

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