Cider making

Killerton Estate, Devon
Volunteers making cider at Killerton House, Devon
Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon
The kitchen at Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon
Dormitory at Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon
Volunteers making cider at Killerton House, Devon Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon The kitchen at Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon Dormitory at Prattshayes Bunkhouse, Devon

At-a-glance details

  • Dates6 October 2019 to 13 October 2019
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Rural skills, Special interest
  • Cost£220
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code19ATZ237
  • AccommodationPrattshayes Bunkhouse

About Cider making

Help the rangers produce award-winning Killerton cider.

Help the rangers to harvest over 50 different varieties of apple from the traditionally managed orchards. Using our early nineteenth-century press, see the process from tree to juice. Sampling of last year’s batch is a must! Cider-making is very rewarding and interesting; however, it does involve a considerable amount of lifting and bending, from collecting the apples by hand, to lifting bags of apples and moving pulp into the press. 

About the accommodation

Situated on the outskirts of Exmouth on the East Devon coast giving easy access to the town, beaches and coastal footpath. The bunkhouse is on the first floor of a converted farm building. In addition to the open-plan lounge/ kitchen/ dining area, there are dormitory bedrooms for up to six people, all with bunk beds. The garden has picnic tables and a barbecue.

Notes for guests

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page. 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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