Join us for our Celebration of Autumn Colours and Flavours as we highlight some of the amazing seasonal produce available at this time of year.

Indulge in Autumn flavours in our tearoom including:

  • Blackberry and lemon cake
  • Apple cake
  • Apple and stilton scones
  • Pumpkin soup

Plus more delights on the day, subject to availability.

Activities throughout the day:

  • Crafts table for the children to get creative with an Autumnal theme
  • Top 6 Trees self-guided trail

At 11am we invite everyone to join us in observing a two minutes silence for Remembrance Sunday

Timetable for the day




Apple pressing


Meet Sara, our Senior Horticulturist, talking about fruit tree pruning and advice


Apple pressing


Apple Cake Competition Judging

Apple Cake Baking Competition

Two categories – Adult and Children (under 18)

To enter:

  • The cake must contain apples not essence or other substitute
  • Cakes must be delivered between 10am-3pm at Marks Hall Estate on 10 November 2019
  • Entry form to be completed on arrival
  • Cakes must be collected by the baker by 4.30pm on 10 November (we are unable to store or keep cakes)
  • Cake are judged by our catering team and a prize in each category will be awarded

Adult Prize - Autumn Hamper, displayed on the day, plus Afternoon Tea for Two in our Orchard Kitchen cafe.

Children's Prize – Birdbox plus a voucher for hot chocolate and cake for up to four people (to be used on one visit)

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