On the Monday 8th October we had the pleasure of hosting 23 Year 10 students from Alderwood Peel High School, Wells-next-the-Sea.
The day consisted of orchard visits, talks on the various different apple varieties and how different they taste and how they can be incorporated into cooking.
They were escorted round the site and had the chance to see behind the scenes where the apple juicing and cider production takes...
To celebrate the new month, we thought a warming and wholesome Drove Orchards Apple and Pear Cobbler with homemade apple sorbet would do just the trick for easing us into colder climes...
2 shots of passion gin
100g butter cubed
100g golden caster sugar
2 vanilla pods
700g Drove Orchard pears roughly chopped
300g Drove Orchard...
We've had an amazing harvest so far with more and more varieties ripening up ready for picking each week. Here are the latest that are now ready to buy from the Farm Shop or if you fancy having a relaxed wander through the beautiful heritage orchards you're invited to pick your own!
Latest varieties include, Discovery and Norfolk Beauty for eating, Bramley and Peasgood for cooking,...
Apple season is officially upon us with lots of our heritage varieties slowly becoming ripe and ready for PYO!
Discovery apples are one of the first to be harvested and have a deliciously crisp and tangy flavour. Also sold ready picked in our Farm Shop!
We had an exceptional turn out at this year's Go Wild at Drove, from children to parents and grandparents! It was fantastic to see everyone enjoying the day's events and experiencing all the wildlife activities available.
Here are some highlights of the day!
A list of native species found on site at Drove Orchards