School Holidays



Get your gumboots on, it’s time to embrace winter this school holidays!
Get ready for a day out at Core Cider with the little ones.

All activities are FREE!
Every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday over the holidays.

🚜 Tractor Rides through the orchard 🚜
11am – 2pm
Jump on our Apple Express and enjoy a tractor ride through the orchard. Winter is a beautiful time with fallen leaves and it’s a great time for puddle jumping! Our tractor departs the station every 20 minutes.

🧚‍♀️ Fun with the Eco-Faeries 🧚‍♀️
11.30am – 1.30pm
Discover the magic of nature with the Eco-Faeries through storytelling, songs and crafts.

✨Face painting & Sparkle artist ✨
11.30am – 1.30pm
Stars, love hearts, rainbows, your fave fruit and plenty of sparkles.
Our friendly face painter and spark artist will create something unique for the kids.

💦 Playgrounds 💦
There’s plenty of space for the kids to play!

🍕Cider Garden 🍕
Venue open 11am – 4pm.
Cider Garden pizza and snacks from 11am – 2pm.

No need to register.
Just come on down.



  • Core Cider is open from 11am and closes at 4pm (Wednesday to Sunday) 
  • For eats, the Cider Garden will be open 11am – 2pm on weekdays and 11am – 3pm on weekends (open to all – no ticket required)
  • Casual dining on The Green and shaded seating and lounge areas, kids menu available 
  • For seated dining, enjoy lunch upstairs at our Orchard Bistro. Lunch bookings available from 11am. Last bookings at 2pm. Kids menu available.
    Bookings recommended:
  • We will do our best to accommodate all who attend and thank you for your understanding in advance.

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