Autumn means apples galore, and Beningbrough Hall is celebrating all things apple this October.
What to expect at Apple Week
Head to the walled gardens to see displays of all types of apples, hear short talks and even pick apples from the trees.
Apple display – all day, 10.30am – 5pm – Explore the traditional apple display in the walled garden. Find out more about the individual types grown at Beningbrough, what they’re good for, how they look and how they differ from the most commonly known varieties.
Apple selfie and apple tree game – all day, 10.30am – 5pm – Challenge the family to the games in the walled garden and take an appley selfie!
Apple Talk, Walk and Questions – 11am & 3pm – Join a short walk and talk giving an insight into the many varieties of apple grown at Beningbrough with some top tips on the best ways to grow and preserve
Tasting of local products – 11.00am – 3.30pm – Try some of the shop’s seasonal goodies, including jams, chutneys and drinks. Taste them in the tent and if any take your fancy, head to the shop to take some home.
Apple tasting – 11.30am – 3pm – Taste a variety of the apples grown at Beningbrough and enjoy the fruits of your labour!
Pick the perfect apple – 12pm – Learn how to pick apples without damaging the tree and collect them ready for the next day’s apple pressing session.
Apple pressing – 2pm – See how the press works, which types of apples are used and taste the juice produced.
Apple Week is a perfect reason to visit Beningbrough at one of the most glorious times of year.