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October 2021: New Products

We have just added some new products to our online shop:

Apple Juice (1 litre) - price £3.50 per bottle


37.5cl - 9 pack - price £29.50 (choose for 4 options)


Wassail special, our very special mulled cider is now £6 for a 75cl bottle 7.5% abv. Just heat gently for a few minutes, instructions on bottle label.


Our new online "shop" with one or two new products coming soon, free postage for orders of £60 and above.

2020 Events:

Cidrexpo, Caen, Normandy
Thursday 13th - Saturday 15th February 2020

We have a stand at Cidrexpo, Caen, Normandy 13-15 February 2020, with our pure juice naturally sparkling ciders, perry & calvados brandy all from our organic conversion cider orchards, for professionals and for the general public https://www.cidrexpo.com/english

2019 Christmas Events:

Christmas cider

Please see details below of our three Christmas fairs, where we have our naturally sparkling pure juice ciders, perry, special mulled cider, still strong normandy dry cider (also in BIB), Calvados brandy, perry pear brandy, apple liqueur all from our cider farm in Normandy. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to have orders prepared in advance for pick up from our stand (and maybe a warming cup of our mulled cider too!)

Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre 2019
Thursday 21st - Sunday 24th November

This is our 7th year, we're outside the Atheneum on Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Details: www.burystedmundschristmasfayre.co.uk

Folkestone Christmas Market
 Friday 29th November - Thursday 5th December

1st Christmas market here in Folkestone, Kent. Details click here

Chichester Christmas Market
Saturday 7th - Sunday 15th Dec

Our 7th year. North Street and East Street, City Centre, Chichester, W. Sussex.

2019 Past Events:

Tonbridge Food and Drink Festival
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May, 11am – 6pm

Fire up your taste buds at this year’s fabulous Tonbridge Food & Drink Festival in the town’s beautiful castle grounds close to the banks of the picturesque River Medway. Details: https://www.producedinkent.co.uk/event/tonbridge-food-drink-festival-2/

Yorkshire Game and Country Fair
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2019

The event (Formerly Pickering Game & Country Fair) is held in the stunning parkland at Scampston Hall, set within the Scampston Estate, which is located on the A64 near Malton. Details here https://outdoorshows.co.uk/yorkshire-game-and-country-fair/

Colchester Town & Country Fair 
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 May 2019 – Oakleigh Fairs

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 May 2019. Colchester Town & Country Fair. 10am – 5pm. Local Car Parking in Catchpool Road & charges apply. Now in its 10th year this popular family event takes place in pretty Lower Castle Park right in the heart of historic Colchester Town. Details here: https://www.oakleighfairs.co.uk/colchester-town-country-11-12-may-2019/

Thame Country Fair
Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May 2019

Living Heritage Thame Country Fair - 10am-6pm - Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame OX9 3JL - a great countryside day out. Details here: https://thamecountryfair.co.uk


We are pleased to say we are now registered to become an organic farm with the Calvados chambre of agriculture, 30 acres of aoc cider apples & 12.5 acres of meadows as shown in this arial picture below of our cider farm. This will take three years.

cider website design

Very pleased to have just launched our new Templars Cider and Calvados Brandy website courtesy of Keith Snowdon Web Design (link here)

Our cider business has been going for 50 years now in anglo-normand style, first in the Berkeley Vale, Gloucestershire and then in Normandy right next to the world famous village of Camembert. Our cider & perry has always been known for it's quality and our Normandy manor farm has been reputed for centuries for it's calvados too.