The cold spring (poor bees again) will almost certainly have delayed blossom, so please make allowances and come and enjoy the events below regardless!Hartpury Heritage Trust Orchard CentreOrchard in Springtime!
OPEN AFTERNOONSunday 5th May 20132pm - 5pm
Teas + cakes
Bottled perry for sale.
Come and wander round the young
perry pear orchard.
See the new living screen round the bird hide.
Watch what is nesting on the wildlife ponds.
Dogs on leads welcome.6.30pm - open air evensong service
in the orchard
and a glass of perry afterwardsThe Orchard Centre
Blackwell’s End, HartpuryThe Herefordshire Big Apple Association holds the Blossomtime festival
, a unique blend of activities in and around orchards, which should be in full blossom, combined with traditional cider and perry tasting. Sunday 5 and Monday 6 May 2013
. Just over the Gloucestershire border from the Dymock area at Marcle Ridge. http://www.bigapple.org.ukWorcestershire Blossom Trail – Vale of Evesham
: by Wychavon District Council, Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore WR10 1PT 01386 565373 http://www.blossom-trail.org.uk
Booklet/map available (can download or telephone). Trail open for over 25 years. Plum & apple blossom. Walking & cycle trails, coach tours, farm shops selling produce. Wide range of family entertainment and local businesses involved. Come and visit each spring!Hayles Fruit Farm near Winchcombe
, Gloucestershire is also worth a visit in springtime for the blossom. 01242 602123The Horfield Organic Community Orchard, Bristol
holds blossom events from time to time and various orcharding courses and open days. http://www.community-orchard.org.ukBlossom Day for Gloucestershire Orchard Trust members ONLY takes place each year at the GOT Orchard & Rural Skills Centre in Brookthorpe (NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC). Why not join GOT and then you will be invited to both Blossom Day AND a Communal Juicing Apple Day in the autumn! Go to Membership page for more information on the benefits of joining and a printable membership form.