Current and former allotments

Historically, there hasn’t been much allotment space in Alyth, despite the town being at the centre of a rich farming district for centuries. Alyth only has a few allotments which are mostly linked to social housing after WWII. St Luan’s is the largest allotment in town, run by the Roman Catholic Church and, available to the community for many decades, although there is a waiting list and the site has recently been reduced in size. Next door to it, what used to be teaching gardens as part of the school is now housing.

In recent years, thanks to Alyth Hill Users Group, a successful community orchard has been growing for about 10yrs on the side of Alyth Hill above the Bike Track. Food for Thought have a few raised beds on Toutie Street, using an unused space for community benefit, and Alyth Environment Group more than 10yrs ago planted fruit trees along the Trodlem path.

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