It’s apple season! Here are our top tips for apple lovers, great chance for my favorite autumn activity – a drive in the countryside!
Sat 9 Oct 9.30-12 Newburgh Apple Market Locally grown apples, pears and other fruit on sale, plus local home made jams. 8 varieties of apples from local private orchards. Free.
Sat 16 Oct 10-4 Apple Day at Lochore Meadows Country Park, including apple identification advice, apple juicing, and a cider making course (advance booking essential!).
Sun 17 Oct 1-4.30 Apple Day Falkland Palace, includes crafts, tree dressing, poetry and a ceilidh as well as the traditional apple pressing, apple baking stalls, and a ‘Longest Peel’ competition!
Sun 17 Oct 11 – 2.30 The Botanic Garden Apple Day, Canongate St. Andrews. Apple identification, advice, information and history. Look at apples and their bugs under the microscope. Visit the orchard. Apple swap – bring surplus apples, exchange and taste. Games competitions, colouring, apple prints, Make or buy apple goodies. Freshly pressed apple juice, tea and coffee to buy. Free Entry.
Sun 17 Oct 12 – 4 Octoberfest Cambo Estate, Kingsbarns.
Special opening in conjunction with Scotland’s Garden Shceme
Gather apples for the pigs, or yourself, make Halloween lanterns, press apples. Traditional story telling. Make corndollies. Seasonal food.
Adults £1.00 – accompanied children free
Sat 16 Oct Kellie Castle and Gardens Apple Day – A talk by local expert Willie Duncan.
Fri 23- Sat 24 Cainie Fruit Farm Apple crushing and Pressing – You can bring your own apples! Cupar Air training corps have agreed to assist and funds raised will go to them, suggested donations £1/L.