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Gressenhall farm gets ready for autumnal fun at the annual Apple Day

PUBLISHED: 13:46 14 October 2017

All things apple related will be celebrated at Gressenhall's Apple Day. Photo: Submitted

All things apple related will be celebrated at Gressenhall's Apple Day. Photo: Submitted

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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse is preparing for Apple Day, which will see Norfolk residents visit the farm for its biggest one-day event of the year.

All things apple related will be celebrated at Gressenhall's Apple Day Photo: Sonya Duncan All things apple related will be celebrated at Gressenhall's Apple Day Photo: Sonya Duncan

What began as a simple apple-picking day in 1990 has grown into a popular family day out.

Visitors can sample tasty homemade cider, freshly-picked apples, and delicious pressed juices.

The event, held on Sunday, October 15, from 10am to 5pm, celebrates the very best of all things autumnal.

Read more: Apples, fungi and the Great Storm of 87: eight outdoor events not to miss in Norfolk

Gressenhall Apple Day 2016. Picture: Sonya Duncan Gressenhall Apple Day 2016. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Entertainment and music are laid on for guests to enjoy, as well as the chance to watch local craftsmen and artists demonstrate their skills, and to try and buy local produce.

Read more: 10 ways to … celebrate the joy of apples in East Anglia

Experts from The East of England Apple and Orchard Project are even on hand to help you here to help any curious gardeners identify the “mystery” apple trees in their gardens. The highlight of the event is the Grand Apple Day Parade at 3.15pm

Tickets are priced at £15 for adults, £12 for children aged 4-18, and free for the under-4s.

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More information on ticket prices is available on Gressenhall’s website.

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