Barley Wood Orchard cider barn opens in Wrington

Barley Wood Orchard have opened a cider barn in Wrington. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard

Barley Wood Orchard have opened a cider barn in Wrington. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard - Credit: Barley Wood Orchard

People can now visit a cider barn at Barley Wood’s Walled Garden in Wrington during the summer months.

Barley Wood Orchards apple-press in action. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard

Barley Wood Orchards apple-press in action. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard - Credit: Barley Wood Orchard

Husband and wife duo Mike and Isy Atkins opened the cider barn last month and now make their product in the same place their apple orchards are based.

Barley Wood Orchard launched two years ago and use 60 varieties of apple to make the brand’s cider.

The walled garden is also home to art studios, an organic vegetable plot and The Ethicurean restaurant.

Co-owner Mike said: “We’ve always appreciated the beautiful setting of our cider barn in the walled garden, so we’re excited to now be able to share it.

Barley Wood Orchard have opened a cider barn in Wrington. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard

Barley Wood Orchard have opened a cider barn in Wrington. Picture: Barley Wood Orchard - Credit: Barley Wood Orchard


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“We’re also planning some events as well, including cider tasting, and an apple day to invite the community to involved with juicing the fruit in the autumn.”

The cider barn will be open from noon to 8pm every Saturday afternoon until September.

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