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Very good tour

We went as part of an RHS visit, so visited the fields as well as the cider-making process. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eastcote, United Kingdom
Tour and bar

A very informative and enjoyable tour of the thatchers plant. Stayed for lunch and was glad we did... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Station Road | Myrtle Farm, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
+44 1934 822862
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as part of an RHS visit, so visited the fields as well as the cider-making process. The field visit was good but the highlight was the guided tour of the cider-making and the testing afterwards. Well worth a visit if you are in...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

My wife and I are on holiday with our dog and we thought we would go here as we enjoy cider. We did not go for the tour just to the shop. They would not allow our dog to come in as they said they...More

2  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A very informative and enjoyable tour of the thatchers plant. Stayed for lunch and was glad we did as the food was lovely. Great customer service. Don’t forget to visit the farm shop just up the road for some tasty treats. You can also buy...More

1  Thank TillyF101
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We did the Thatchefs tour as a group of four friends. Very interesting tour, our tour guide John was very knowledgeable, funny and honest. We came away feeling like we knew a lot about the family, the company as a whole and all wanting a...More

1  Thank jlhemmings1959
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Stopped in on way back from West Somerset holiday to buy some more cider. They have a series of barrels on tap and even more bottled cider in the shop, however unlike other cider producers they dont let you sample from the bottles so you...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Book in advance and do the tour - its worth it, you learn a lot about how they make such enjoyable drinks!! Then visit the Railway Tavern and sample the various ciders whilst having a bar meal or a meal in the restaurant and then...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

They have an open day every two years, this is absolutely fantastic, seeing how all the machinery works etc., tasting cider, having a bar-b-q, and buying wonderful cider from their shop, what more could you want?

Thank Dorian P
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Whilst on our holidays in Somerset my husband booked for us to visit the Thatchers Cider Factory, as its my favourite tipple. We had a very interesting tour round the factory, although nothing was actually going on, and then had four tastings of cider. I...More

Thank Yorkshire_Lass195725
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My Grandparents live the other side of the motorway, and every time I visit them, I pop over to Thatchers for a mooch. They have a great selection of local foods, and always have a fully stocked Cider section. And the limited editions are always...More

2  Thank Vikki H
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Booked the Thatchers tour for the 27th June very good value, interesting tour of how they make their cider and the 4th generations that have made it. Even though it was a very hot day we managed to stay cool walking through the buildings. The...More

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Response from Keith C | Reviewed this property |
There is a local pub in the next village call ed the woodborough inn Winscombe or a premier lodge at Sidcot both within about a 10 minute drive of thatchers cider