Apple days and harvest

Autumn marks the arrival of the apple season. Find out where you can join in and enjoy a taste of the autumn.

cider apple festival killerton devon display

Autumn is apple season at Killerton

As autumn falls, the orchards burst into life. Apple season is here and there is lots to do, taste and drink.

Mother and daughter picking an apple from the tree

Help bring in the harvest of apples

The Lydford Gorge orchard has not seen much rain this year however the apples are still growing and ripening ready for picking. Hopefully you can get some before the birds - although we think they deserve their share of the harvest too. Come along to our Apple Day to help press them into tasty juice to try for yourselves.

a group of harvested pumpkins

Celebrating the harvest at Arlington 

Enjoy the best of the season with a magnificent display of crops from the kitchen garden, recipe suggestions, hints for storage and family activities at Arlington's harvest day on Saturday 21 October.

A family of four walking through the grass paths in the garden in Autumn at Knightshayes

What can you get up to this autumn at Knightshayes?

It's a stunning time of the year at Knightshayes and well worth a visit. Why not see what autumnal activities you can get up to.

Ripe apples in the orchard at Coleridge Cottage

Apple day at Coleridge Cottage

What could be better than freshly pressed apple juice on a crisp autumn day? On Saturday 13 October you can press your own apples into juice and pick up tips from apple expert Paul Chant.

Apples turning red on tree in orchard

Glastonbury Tor Apple Days 

Join us this October for our family apple picking days in the orchards at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a day outdoors, learn more about our orchards, apples and what we use them for!

Apple tree in orchard, blue sky

Dunsland celebration day 

Join us at Dunsland on Thursday 30 November for an introduction to orchard management with a chance to try local apples and apple juice.

A slice of apple and rhubarb crumble

Apple recipes 

Enjoyed the autumn apple harvest? Why not try cooking up your own treats with one of our delicious apple recipes.