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Aston Manor Cider
The company has a production and packaging facility in Birmingham, orchards in Worcestershire and Herefordshire, and a further production and packaging facility at Tiverton, in Devon.
Address: Deykin Avenue, Birmingham B6 7BH
Phone: 0121 328 4336
Beard and Sabre Cider Company
A craft producer combining traditional cider making — using 100% pressed vintage cider apples — with British forward thinking and innovation.
Address: Norcote Workshops, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5RH
Big Bear Cider Mill
The Big Bear makes quality craft cider from pesticide free, traditional cider apple varieties, grown in thriving orchards created from regenerated gravel pits. » FULL ENTRY
Bignose & Beardy
Cider makers who operate a club, offering monthly six-bottle sample cases. The cider is slow fermented in small batches.
Address: Veterinary House, Framfield, East Sussex TN22 5NS
Phone: 07811 163495
Bollhayes is a bottle-fermented cider specialist, utilising the same methods as those used to produce classic sparkling wines. Dry and with bottle ageing complexity, the cider is marketed as a lower-alcohol alternative to sparkling wines.
Address: Bollhayes Park, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3PN
Phone: 07779 020864
The business was established in 1999, comprising a smallholding specialising in cider, perry and apple juice made in an environmentally sustainable way. Butford is licensed by the Soil Association as both an organic producer and processor.
Address: Butford Farm, Bowley Lane, Bodenham, Herefordshire HR1 3LG
Phone: 01568 797195
Celtic Marches is based on a family farm that has been growing fruits and hops for more than 100 years. Sister and brother Susan Vaughan and Robert Hancocks run the business. » FULL ENTRY
A cider maker that uses only juice, not concentrate, knows where its apples come from and how they’re grown, and has a focus on sustainability.
Address: 152 City Road, London EC1V 2NX
Phone: 01386 842967
Award-winning real ciders and perries made by Lewis Scott in Ross on Wye’s last working orchard, home of Little Owl Cider.
Address: Cleeve Lane, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7TB
Phone: 07500 119794
Using traditional cider apples to create craft cider, but also experimenting with other apple varieties and ingredients from the Devon hedgerows.
Address: Butterleigh Sawmill, Cullompton, Devon EX15 1LU
Phone: 07926 191089
Established by farmer Andy Atkinson, who diversified from dairy farming, the business has been owned by Fuller’s since 2013, but you wouldn’t really notice that. Andy was motivated by a Cornwall Council project to save, rejuvenate and replant traditional apple orchards. A staff of 30 create award-winning ciders, as well as fruit drinks.
Address: Westnorth Manor Farm, Duloe, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 4PW
Phone: 01503 269007
Cotswold Cider Company
Quirky craft cider with bags of character, only ever fermented from 100% apple juice.
Address: 54 Coleshill, Oxfordshire SN6 7PT
Phone: 01793 762312
Twin brothers Ben and Dan Ritsema make a selection of alcoholic drinks using cranberries, including cider.
Address: Top Farm, Croydon, Cambridgeshire SG8 0EQ
Phone: 01223 755226
A London brewer with a bar and pizzeria which counts a cider among its portfolio.
Address: Unit 7, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London E9 5EN
Phone: 0208 5333 331
A family cider business in Flintshire, Scotland, with its own orchard, planted in 2010.
Phone: 07803 715375
A couple have taken on an orchard formerly under a Gaymers contract and started making their own cider. Additional apples come from local producers.
Address: Strong Orchard, Pineapple Lane, Waytown, Dorset DT6 5HZ
Phone: 01308 488382 / 07515 806546
A traditional producer of fine perry and cider, made exclusively from hand-picked vintage cider and perry fruit.
Phone: 07975 625127
Dudda’s Tun Cider
Cider and perry from 100% fresh-pressed English apples and pears, grown on family-run Pine Trees Farm in Kent.
Address: Pine Trees Farm, Doddington, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0AX
Phone: 01795 886266
Dunkertons Organic Cider
Established by Susie and Ivor Dunkerton, the business is now run by their son, Julian — stepping back from his Superdry clothing business — and friend Jeremy Benson. The range includes both blended and single variety ciders.
Address: Dowdeswell Park, London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucester GL52 6UT
Phone: 01242 650145
Garden Cider Company
Created in 2010 by Ben and Will Filby, the company makes a range of hand-crafted premium ciders sourced entirely from local, donated garden apples.
Address: Mill House Farm, Petworth Road, Chiddingford GU8 4SL
Phone: 01428 645191
A cider and perry maker established in 1994, the team use 100% juice of vintage varieties.
Address: Much Marcle, Herefordshire HR8 2NL
Phone: 01531 660687
A small family business based on a working farm. There are apple and pear orchards, and a farm shop stocks the entire range of 35 ciders and perries, subject to seasonal availability.
Address: Moorhampton Park Farm, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire HR2 0AL
Phone: 01981 551906
Welsh farmhouse cider — shaped by the elements and made traditionally using freshly pressed fruit. The company was founded in 2001.
Address: Llest Farm, Llantwit Fardre, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon Taff, CF38 2PW
Phone: 01443 209852
Hallet’s Real Cider
A traditional farm-based cider maker which has stolen a few techniques from wine makers along the way.
Address: Blaengawney Farm, Mynydd Maen, Hafodyryns, Crumlin, Caerphilly NP11 5AY
Phone: 01495 244691
Harry’s Cider is produced by Harry Fry and his family on their farm in Long Sutton. Five generations of Harry’s family, on both sides, have worked in agriculture in Somerset, all within 30 miles of where they are today.
Address: Littlefield Lane, Long Sutton, Somerset TA10 9NS
Phone: 01458 241324
A modern London cidery, established as a reaction against ‘big’ cider. In April 2018 the company accepted investment from brewing mavericks BrewDog. There is a taproom, and regular tours and events.
Address: 92 and 96 Druid Street, London SE1 2HQ
Phone: 0203 903 8387
Healey’s Cornish Cyder
An award-winning cider producer and visitor attraction, the home of Rattler cider. There are tours, plus farm animals which children can pet.
Address: Penhallow, Truro, Cornwall TR4 9LW
Phone: 01872 573356
Sweet, medium and dry farmhouse ciders, fermented in oak barrels and sold on draught from the wood. There is an extensive range of single-variety ciders.
Address: 9-11 Middle Leigh, Street, Somerset BA16 0LB
Phone: 01458 442367
A cider maker with a community press. “Bring us your apples and fruit and we will turn them in to cider and juice.”
Address: Unit4, Bridge Farm Business Units, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 4PS
Phone: 07508 666344
Cider made with quality ingredients to a traditional process since 1985. The cider is fermented from pressed local English cider apples.
Address: Haselor, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 6LX
Phone: 01789 488433
A Devon cider maker with a long heritage, stretching back more than 200 years. Highest quality Devon cider apples are used.
Address: Coombe House Lane, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6PU
Phone: 01803 782422
Kentish Pip is based at Woolton Farm, near Canterbury where the Mount Family has been growing apples for four generations. A range of dessert, culinary and cider apples are used.
Address: Woolton Farm, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, Kent CT4 5EA
Phone: 01227 250151
La Cantina / Saxon Cider
A Yorkshire cider maker producing drinks under both names.
Address: Unit 4B, Saxonmill, 218 Bradford Road, Batley West Yorkshire WF17 6JF
Phone: 01422 379728
A cidery and orchard set up on five acres of Herefordshire land by James and Susanna Forbes in 2014. Pomona was the Roman goddess of fruit trees and the orchard.
Address: Thornbury, Herefordshire HR7 4NJ
Phone: 07811 332160
Lyme Bay Winery
Don’t be fooled by the name — this Dorset outfit make ciders, meads and liqueurs as well as wine. Local apple varieties such as Dabinett, Kingston Black and Yarlington Mill go into the Jack Ratt range of ciders and Annings fruit ciders.
Address: Shute, Axminster, Devon EX13 7PW
Phone: 01297 551355
Hand-crafted ciders and perry, plus apple juice, apple brandy and cider vinegar. The cidery also offers services contract pressing, bottling and label printing. Tours are available.
Address: Holroyd House Farm, Napton on the Hill, Warwickshire CV47 8NY
Phone: 01926 811910
Nightingale Cider Company
Traditionally made craft cider and perry, from a family which has been growing fruit in Kent for 70 years and three generations.
Address: Gibbet Oak Farm, Appledore Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7DH
Phone: 07788 973968
A maker of premium fruit ciders.
Phone: 033 0117 0127
Oliver’s Cider and Perry
Maker of a distinguished selection of fine Herefordshire and Three Counties ciders and perries, respecting heritage and traditions, but also having an eye of the future of the environment.
Address: The Old Hop Kilns, Moorhouse Farm, Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire HR1 3QZ
Phone: 07768 732026
Once Upon a Tree
Cider from apples grown in the Dragon Orchard by former winemaker Simon Day. The ciders and juices are multi award winning.
Address: Dragon Orchard, Orchard House, Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2RG
Phone: 01531 670263
Somerset ciders available on keg, and in can and bottle. Orchard Pig’s home, in West Bradley Orchards, is rooted in Somerset’s cider-making history, dating back to the 1850s.
Address: West Bradley Orchards, West Bradley, Somerset BA6 8LT
Phone: 01458 851222
Established in 1920 by blacksmith William Churchill, the business has stayed in the family and now grows some 35 acres of apples.
Address: Dowlish Wake, Ilminster, Somerset TA10 0NY
Phone: 01460 55195
A flamboyant, modern cider maker, inspired by living in the West Country and visiting the hub of US cider (and craft beer), Portland.
Address: Arch 10, Munster Road, Fulham, London SW6 4RY
Phone: 07393 320766
Home cider maker Martin Berkeley scaled up when he started the company and went for the French style of cider, learning keeving — the process of making a naturally sweet cider using a pectin gel.
Phone: 01749 340948
A Cornish vineyard and orchard with a shop and tours. The company has a policy of using high-quality local ingredients and a strong environmental ethic.
Address: Rosehill, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8TE
Phone: 01736 333946
Purbeck Cider Company
Premium ciders made using 100% single pressed British apples from some of Dorset’s long forgotten traditional trees, including the company’s own orchards.
Address: Lower Scoles Farm, Kingston, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5LG
Phone: 01929 481500
A new cider brand created by four Londoners who were fed up with their pub’s offerings. The sustainable business creates clean, crisp cider in small batches.
Ross on Wye Cider and Perry Company
A Herefordshire cider and perry maker with its own shop and pub. Organiser of the annual Ross Cider Festival.
Address: The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6JZ
Phone: 01989 562815
AKA Winkleigh Cider — multi-award-winning cider from the heart of Devon. Cider has been made on site for more than 100 years.
Phone: 01837 83560
Sampford Courtenay Cider
A family-run cider farm in Devon making cider from the 14,000 cider apple trees that grow in their own apple orchards.
Address: Solland Farm, Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3QT
Phone: 01837 851638
One of the oldest cider-making family businesses in the world, dating back more than 200 years. David Sheppy is the firm’s sixth generation Master of Cider. Traditional skills are blended with modern technology to make the famous cider.
Address: Three Bridges, Bradford-on-Tone, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1ER
Phone: 01823 461233
Silly Moo Cider
A mix of East and West Country cider styles make a civilised farmhouse cider, pressed and fermented on Trenchmore Farm. Its orchard has more than 19 varieties of traditional cider apple trees.
Address: Trenchmore Farm, Burnt Huse Lane, Horsham RH13 8DG
Phone: 01403 864419
Skinner’s offers a range of Cornish ciders in addition to its popular range of beers.
Address: Newham, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2DP
Phone: 01872 271885
This cider is made in West Cornwall, skreach being an old West Country word for cider. A mixture of apples from West Country and Cornish orchards is used.
Phone: 01736 361456 / 07774 081037
Snails Banks Cider
Traditional craft ciders from the heart of Herefordshire. All natural, with no chemicals or additives.
Address: Mayfields Cottage, Bishops Frome, Worcester, Herefordshire WR6 5AU
Phone: 07971 80255
St Ives Cider
Owned by David and Kate Berwick and operating from West Cornwall, St Ives has a mobile press which tours local orchards at harvest time. Some of the juice is bottled immediately as apple juice.
Address: The Old Mushroom Farm, Halsetown, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 3LZ
Phone: 01736 795267
Taunton Cider Company
Re-introduced to the market at the end of 2016, Taunton’s ciders draw on the finest traditions, while using modern techniques to blend the ciders down to a respectable ABV. The ciders are crafted using only bittersweet heritage apple varieties.
Address: 10 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1RZ
Phone: 01823 601006
Cider made traditionally in rural Nottinghamshire. The art has been handed down through generations.
Address: Scotland Farm, Melton Lane, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RQ
Phone: 07468 419926
Thistly Cross Cider
Established as a collaboration between farmer, Ian Rennie, and artist-turned-cidermaker, Peter Stuart, in 2008, Thistly Cross makes award-winning farmhouse ciders.
Address: The Works, Implement Road, West Barns, East Lothian EH42 1UN
Phone: 07960 962510
Tiny Rebel Brewing
The well-known South Wales brewer has a red cider, sour cider and perry, made in association with Hogan’s.
Address: Wern Industrial Estate, Newport NE10 9FQ
Phone: 01633 547378
The business, founded in 2004, was taken over by friends Freddie and Matt in 2018. The pair were brought up around cider, pressing apples and widely experimenting with home cider making.
Address: Higher Willard Farm, Churchstanton, Taunton TA3 7RL
Phone: 07875 963097
A family business making a range of craft ciders in the ‘Eastern counties’ style: that is, from only dessert and culinary apples. Apples are grown in an around the village.
Address: Hunton Road, Marden, Kent TN12 9SY
Phone: 07825 394164
Cold pressed craft cider with a refreshing, memorable taste. 16 apple varieties are grown on its farm.
Address: Twisted Cider Barn, Spring Farm, Bradford Lane, Longburton, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6ES
Phone: 07841 841289
Set up in 2007, the company collects unwanted apples from gardens and hedgerows in and around Huddersfield. Cider and perry is amde from 100% fresh-pressed juice and matured in oak whisky casks.
Vachery Farm Cider
Set up in 2014, cider is made from a mixture of apples from local orchards and on the Vachery estate. The result is a smooth, quaffable cider.
Phone: 07931 062305
West Milton Cider Company
Making traditional farmhouse style ciders, as well as rediscovering keeving — the removal of a large element of the natural yeasts and nutrients prior to fermentation, while retaining natural sugars.
Address: 1 Pear Tree Cottages, West Milton, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3SH
Phone: 01308 485235
Wise Owl Cider
Award-winning cider made from a blend of 100% fresh-pressed Kentish apples / pears. Wise Owl mills and presses the fruit itself.
Address: Potkiln Oast, Potkiln Lane, High Halden, Ashford, Kent TN26 3HJ
Phone: 07796 698071