How can I get a plot at Hawthorn Allotments?
Although we run a waiting list, we may have availability. Please contact us. We are happy to hear from you!
Where are you located?
Our plots are located in Dalneigh, Inverness just behind the residential houses of Hawthorn Drive and adjacent to the Caledonian Canal. Access to our plots is from a single lane dirt track off of Fairfield Road (just past the Hawthorn Project) or from a lane near the James Cameron Centre on Limetree Avenue.
What can I grow now?
Well we are all still learning ourselves what works and what doesn't. We aim to offer some Hints and TIps and check out some of our Useful Links which offer gardening advice. Of course being in the Highlands, you may very well find our growing season is different than other parts of the UK!
Can I have a shed? Must I grow Organically? Can other people work on my plot? What are your rules?
Please refer to your 'Tenancy Agreement', a copy of which may be found here
What does it cost to have a plot?
Current fees for 2018 are set at £55 for a large plot (approx 150 sq m) and £50 for a small plot (approx 100 sq m). However, we encourage everyone to attend a working party event! Should you attend one of working parties, there will be a retrospective refund on next years rent. Details of working parties will be up soon, listed under the Notice Board and Calendar of Events
Are you a friendly bunch?
Of course we are! We share hints and tips and seeds and help each other with odds and sods. New plot holders are always made welcome.