Celebrating Herefordshire Apples.

Brave The Winter Wassial, Join The Locals For Apple Blossomtime & Harvestime

Apple celebrations in Herefordshire are regular events throughout the year. Join locals at rural gatherings enjoying local orchards, apples, cider, perry and culinary delights.Wassailing is an ancient custom that involves drinking cider, singing to the trees in the hope of a good harvest and scaring away any evil spirits that might be lurking. Harvestime is a celebration of English apples, pears, cider, perry and orchards in the Herefordshire parishes.

The Big Apple Harvestime Weekend invites you to share the tradition of apple growing and cidermaking. Learn how apples in Herefordshire were milled and pressed and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce either fine or ‘farmhouse’ cider: a centuries-old tradition still developing today at The Museum Of Cider.

Blossomtime takes place during May an opportunity to enjoy the Herefordshire countryside. Visit ancient orchards, meet the Herefordshire food and drink producers and taste some great cider and perry.

Discover Herefordshire's History Along The Cider Route

Cider Museum

Famous Museum In Hereford

Full of history of cider making, apples milled & pressed to produce cider, shop, tea room......

Ty Gwyn Cider

Cider Made In Tune With Tradition

Range includes draught & bottled ciders & perries. Traditional draft ciders are naturally still, while the refreshing bottled ciders are lightly sparkling......

Gwatkin Cider Company

Award Winning Traditional Cider & Perry

Range of around 35 ciders & perries are available on draught in their own-branded flagons, containers or bottles......

Orgasmic Cider Company

Produce Cider From Single Varieties

All the fruit is harvested from traditional & organic orchards situated around their farm in the Wye Valley......

Unmissable Cider And Perry Festivals In Herefordshire