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Farnham Allotments

How to rent an allotment, the location of our allotments and how to get the most out of your plot.

Farnham allotment sites

We have 323 allotment plots on eight sites in Farnham.

Our allotments are at:

  • Alderley Farm, West Street
  • Farnborough Road, off Weybourne Lane
  • Morley Road
  • Wrecclesham, off Riverdale
  • Shepherd and Flock roundabout
  • Six Bells roundabout, Hale Road
  • West Street, and
  • West Street extension

See directions to the allotment sites for the exact location of our allotments.

Applying for a Farnham allotment

To put your name on the allotment waiting list please complete our allotment application form. We will need to know your:

  • name
  • address
  • telephone number and email address, and
  • where you would like to have an allotment. It is helpful if you put down your first, second and third choices.

Waiting list times vary from site to site but are approximately six months to 1 year.

However, for the Morley Road and Wrecclesham sites the wait is approximately 4/5 years.

Please note that due to the high demand for plots, we are not currently accepting applications from those that reside outside of Farnham Town Council’s boundary.

Taking on an allotment can be both challenging and rewarding. Many new allotment holders find that they quickly develop new skills and knowledge and see the development of their allotment as part of a positive lifestyle choice. However, an allotment is a commitment so you should consider whether you have a regular amount of time that you can commit each week to work the plot.  Working full time or having other commitments need to be taken into account. We recommend visiting your plot at least twice a week (around 8 hours in total) to stay on top of weeding and other jobs.

Allotment charges

Prices of allotment plots vary dependent upon size but an average plot is £57.50 per year.

New allotment holders are subject to a one off £25 administration fee.

New allotment holders must also agree as part of their tenancy to pay an annual £2 fee for third party insurance cover which is arranged by the Town Council.

Allotment holders

Being an allotment holder is hard work but can also be good fun. Throughout the year you can get involved in a number of events and competitions such as the:

  • scarecrow competition
  • BBQ & and seed swap
  • winter lecture
  • best allotment plot
  • Summer visit
  • largest pumpkin
  • tallest sunflower
  • allotment show

Allotment holders’ newsletter

We produce a quarterly Farnham allotment newsletter which gives you tips, seasonal advice and updates on our events and competitions.

Allotment holders’events

Find out about the varied events and competitions which are organised throughout the year for Farnham Allotment Holders.

Allotment competition winners

See the winners of the 2018 competition.


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