2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Bay Trust.

We are proud of our achievements and are committed to the ongoing delivery of environmental education for all. We are currently busy with our plans for the future and looking forward to the role we can play in meeting the challenges of the next fifty years. With this in mind, we will not be taking any further bookings for wedding hire until further notice.

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Permaculture in The Bay Trust

Permaculture in The Bay Trust

As the new CEO of The Bay Trust I have spoken with many members of the public since joining three weeks ago and regularly hear people ask questions about why we use permaculture design principles in our gardens and what it means. So I have written this brief blog to...

An organic garden in winter

An organic garden in winter

  Winter Maintenance The gardeners and volunteers have got stuck into winter maintenance - clearing and pruning, path and border edging, deadheading, mulching, weeding, leaf collecting and composting. The last of the leaves on the trees have nearly all dropped...

Garen to Plate

Garen to Plate

The Garden and Tea Room are at the heart of our ‘garden-to-plate’ food project. Making use of the fruit, vegetables and salads grown by our gardeners and volunteers, the menu changes daily depending on what’s fresh from the garden. We compost all organic vegetable...

Find us

Between Dover & Deal

We operate on two sites just 4 miles apart off the A258 between Dover and Deal.

St Margaret’s Bay

For the Pines Calyx,
Pines Garden, Tea Room
and Museum

The Pines Garden
Beach Road
St Margaret’s Bay
Dover
CT15 6DZ

Ringwould

Rippledown Outdoor Learning Centre

Rippledown
Dover Road
Ringwould
Deal
CT14 8HE

The Bay Trust

Rippledown