Thatchers to host orchard tours on open day

Thatchers will hold its first open day since 2015. Picture: Neil Phillips

Thatchers will hold its first open day since 2015. Picture: Neil Phillips - Credit: Archant

Thatchers Cider Company will open its gates for a fun-filled family open day tomorrow (Saturday).

Guests can embark on a tour of the famous orchards or look behind the scenes at how the Somerset cider is made.

There are a variety of different tours which will be run on the day including a walk around the bottling and new canning lines.

The day will be held at Sandford’s Myrtle Farm on Saturday and is a free event which will run from 11am-3pm.

Families can speak and question cidermakers, taste the delicious ciders and try their hand at apple-pressing.


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But it does not stop there – face-painting, live music, stalls and a wide variety of children’s activities also await visitors.

This is the first open day the business has held since 2015.

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Thatchers’ pub, The Railway Inn, will also be open throughout the day offering a wide range of delicious dishes.

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