Take the self-guided tour through the cidery, and learn some fun facts about cidermaking. Stroll through the orchard, and see if you can spot the apple blossom fairies that are rumoured to live there. And when the fresh air has piqued your appetite, finish your tour at the Cider House, with a free cider tasting and a delicious meal. Our Platter Lunch is a feast of homespun food, using local ingredients. Barbecues and evening fare vary with the season. Your visit to Merridale would not be complete without a stop at our gift shop. Browse through local artwork, crafts, apple-scented soaps and candles, and fanciful fairy goods. Of course, our 7 different varieties of cider are also available for purchase. To learn more about our festivals and events, or details on our venue rentals, stay tuned to our website at www.merridalecider.com Open 7 days a week, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 p.m. in the summer).