The big pick weekend

The orchard is full of apples and we need your help to collect them. Head down to Sparrow Park orchard, grab a bag or mini-wheelbarrow and enjoy a family day out helping with this season's harvest.

orchard family fun at killerton

The orchards are bursting with apples in October and your help is needed to collect them all before the apple festival.

The big pick weekend will take place on Saturday 5 October and Sunday 6 October.
Free event, but normal admission fees apply. National Trust members are free.

Please check back later in the year for more details.

Apple picking is a great family activity at Killerton every autumn.
big pick up weekend killerton october autumn apple
Apple picking is a great family activity at Killerton every autumn.
Apple pressing is always popular at Killerton cider and apple festival

Killerton apple festival

Killerton's apple festival on 12 and 13 October is one of the biggest family-friendly celebrations of its kind in the South West.

Ranger dog toby collecting apples in the orchard at killerton

Caring for traditional orchards

Orchards are a special habitat and are managed in a traditional way to make award-winning apple juice and cider.