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Russell Orchards

#3 of 21 things to do in Ipswich Features Animals
143 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2644
+1 978-356-5366
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Visiting Daryl the Hog

Fun place to stop on the way out of the Crane Estate..barn full of goats, chickens, geese a couple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frank T
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Worth the stop and a return visit.

This place has something for everyone. Pick your own fruit, shop, or relax. The cider donuts are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ray B
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“pick your own” (22 reviews)
“cider donuts” (36 reviews)
“farm animals” (21 reviews)
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143 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938-2644
+1 978-356-5366
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to stop on the way out of the Crane Estate..barn full of goats, chickens, geese a couple of burros. Lots of unusual goodies to take home ..

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has something for everyone. Pick your own fruit, shop, or relax. The cider donuts are awesome. Good local homemade wine. Good place for kids.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends and I were coming back from Crane Beach and stopped to get ice cream (and see Darryl of course). We could smell the cider donuts walking up and couldn't resist getting one. Best decision ever. The animals were especially cute and exciting, even for...More

Thank Amy Z
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Most reviews reference children. Adults should not shy away! The farm animals were accepting of calm strangers and were willing to be observed or petted. The baby ducklings and pigs were particularly charming to visit. Apple cider donuts are as good as others say. We...More

Thank Janis A
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We stopped by Russell Orchards on our way to visit Crane Estate. Our main reason was to see the strawberry fields and perhaps pick some, as well as for a taste of their famous donuts (made daily). We were disappointed to find that the fields...More

Thank Gena W
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I passed the orchard on my way home from another outing. I decided to make a U-turn and stop in. So glad I did. First, I took a leisurely stroll to visit the farm animals. They have the largest pig I've ever seen! The shop...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Stopped by chance. Nice gift type shop. Farmers market type produce. Cafe and bakery. Outside picnic tables and a fruit farm you can walk around. Farm animals to look at and feed. A great children's play area. A lovely place

1  Thank annacat
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The grounds are lovely, the store is filled with great things to eat and drink, especially the wines infused (is that the right word?) with fruits from the orchard. Outside, the warning is right there: animals may bite. No problem, who's going to approach a...More

1  Thank Joanne Z
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Russell's has fresh donuts you can't forget. They are fresh made all day long. Yummy! Fall is the big time to pick apples there, but do it during the week, the weekend is jam packed there. They have other jams,honey, and fun things to buy...More

1  Thank Marty C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Great orchard for picking a variety of fruits, apples included. A great area with a variety of animals - our kids loved this place when they were small. I still love it.

1  Thank BHthegood
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