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Tours & Tastings

tours & tastings

Herefordshire cider is the stuff of legend! We're home to many makers, from artisans to big brand names. During blossom season, see the cider orchards in all their glory.

Meet our friendly makers and don't miss to book a guided tour and tasting. Which thirst-quencher will capture your tastebuds? 

And for a superb cider-themed adventure, bike our Cider Circuits


gregg's pit

Gregg's Pit Cider & Perry

Gregg's Pit Cider & Perry offer an informal events programme including unique product releases, bespoke tastings, cider and perry making training courses, guided orchard tours to ‘walk, talk and taste’, ‘meet the trees and makers’ and 'drink the view’.

Blossom westons cider

Westons Cider

Take the tour to go behind the scenes and into the heart of the Mill where you will be guided through the process of making award-winning cider brands, all rounded off with a tutored tasting. Packages on offer to include tour plus cream tea, ploughman's or two course lunch.

Butford Organics

Butford Organics

Tour the facilities and orchards before indulging in a tasting from their cider & perry range - still draught to sparkling méthode ancestrale. Tours can be arranged at any time to suit your schedule.

Oliver Cider

Oliver's Cider and Perry

Based on a working family farm where they rear Hereford cattle and Texel sheep, grow lots of grass, as well as small orchards where they preserve some 30 perry pear varietals and 50 cider varietals. Tours and tasting can be booked in advance.

little pomona

Little Pomona Cider & Perry

Nestled between orchards and hop fields sits Little Pomona Cider House with its Tasting Room and Shop. Book your own Tour & Tasting on Saturday afternoons to go behind the scenes and meet the makers. Tasty bar snacks are specially chosen to match the tipples.

Orgasmic Cider

The Orgasmic Cider Company

The Orgasmic Cider Company have over 100 acres of cider and perry orchards a mixture of commercial & organic trees, you can go and sit in the orchard and enjoy a drink in the beautiful surroundings, or if you would like a tour you can walk around the orchards and cider house and taste all the ciders and perry and juices and cider vinegar.

Newton Court Cider

Newton Court Cider

Newton Court Cider offers tastings of their award-winning sparkling bottled Cider & Perry together with traditional draught cider straight from the barrel.

gwatkin cider

Gwatkin Cider Co Ltd

Enjoy homemade food in the lovely café area, washed down with their award-winning ciders and perries.

artistraw cider

Artistraw Cidery and Orchard

Just 2 miles outside beautiful Hay-on-Wye, you can explore some of the most beautiful orchards in the country. Tastings, cidery and orchard tours available on request.

innocent Pilgrim

innocent Pilgrim

Pop along for strolls through the orchards or, if you fancy helpign out, there are always jobs to have a go at. All in the healthy air and beautiful countryside of Herefordshire. 

ross cider

Ross on Wye Cider & Perry

Groups of 4 or more are invited on a Guided Tour & Tasting - exploring the orchards, discussing the history of the cidery, discovering the unique characteristics of different trees, plus extensive sampling. Book ahead. 

ty gwyn cider

Ty Gwyn Cider

Visit the farm cider shop to try and buy their ciders. If the weather is nice, they have a lovely sun deck with views of the stunning local landscape. Dogs are welcome, small tours/tastings are by appointment.


Welcome to the Blossom County

This spring, plan a pretty staycation in Herefordshire, the blossom county. It’s a fleeting moment  - only six weeks - but it is an unmissable springtime spectacle!

Enjoy orchard tours & cider tastings, walk and cycle along blossom-lined trails and tour the picture-perfect black and white villages.

Plan your spring staycation
Parked bike

Bike the Cider Circuits

Choose from three circular routes which traverse diverse landscapes and are dotted with cider makers. Discover spectacular ciders and perries as well as lots of local highlights, from ancient country churches to dramatic views from a pre-historic monument.   


Discover the Cider Circuits