Welcome to The Truggery

The oldest trug shop in the world!.

We have been making Sussex Trugs in our workshop and selling them from a little shop attached to the house for over a hundred years.

Our trugs are still made using traditional methods and materials. We use locally coppiced sweet chestnut for the frame and the willow for the boards and feet is mainly a by product of the cricket bat industry. Trug making plays a small but important part in the conservation of ancient coppiced woodlands and is one of the reasons trug making needs to be preserved as a craft.

The shop does not have regular opening hours, although we usually open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. It is best to call first before making a special journey.

To make enquiries or for mail order, call 01323 832314 or email info@truggery.co.uk.

Coopers Croft, Herstmonceux, HAILSHAM, East Sussex BN27 1QL


A Trugmaker's Garden

'A Trugmaker's Garden'

Gold medal winning garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2015

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