- Croft Field Memorial Orchard, Church Street, Croston, PR26 9HA
- To Be Confimed
UPDATE: We have been monitoring ground conditions at the Croft Field over the winter months. It has become apparent that for long periods of time the Croft Field can be very wet.
Fruit trees, whilst hardy to frost and cold weather do not thrive when their roots are saturated for long periods.
For this reason we are reconsidering our original plans for a fruit avenue. We are disappointed about this and apologise, but feel it is the right thing to do as it would be an absolute tragedy if we were to plant trees in memory of loved ones to ultimately find that they do not thrive and reach maturity.
We still believe that we have an opportunity to create something very special in Croston. We are considering options which might include a new avenue of trees, but ones that can tolerate very wet conditions. Finalising our plans is a priority, so do keep monitoring our site.
We're thrilled to announce the opening of our new memorial forest Croft Field in Croston. Giving families the opportunity to honour loved ones by dedicating a tree in their memory.
This unique and meaningful project has been made possible through the generosity of St Michael and All Angels Church, who have provided this picturesque location for the memorial trees. The Croft Field is a small, riverside public space in the heart of Croston.
During the spring and summer months, this stunning area transforms into a haven of wildflowers, attracting bees, butterflies, and moths. To preserve and enhance the biodiversity, we are working jointly with the Church Council to oversee the management and maintenance of the wildflower meadow.
Life for a Life areas are natural environments where we encourage wildlife and plant life to flourish, as such additional items should not be added to the benches or the space around it. Please be aware that any prohibited items left on, or around memorial trees will be removed.