Rebekah Ingham, events officer at Attingham Park said, “Autumn is a lovely season at Attingham, and we’ve got some fantastic harvest highlights for visitors to enjoy over the coming weeks. Walks, talks, apple carving, apple pressing, and harvest machinery displays will all be taking place – there really is something for everyone to enjoy this autumn.”
On Saturday harvest themed family crafts will take place, including Apple Carving with the WildLife Survival School and making a wild wristband from nature.
The Attingham Estate, is home to seven farm tenants farming more than 3,200 acres of land and producing a wide variety of crops and animals.
On September 30 and October 1, visitors will be able to see estate displays including some big farming machinery and tractors, some four legged friends from Home Farm at Attingham, and find out more about what the park’s team of rangers do at the estate.
On October 7 and 8 visitors are encouraged to head up to the orchard for apple pressing.
Attingham’s orchard is home to 37 varieties of apples, some ancient and some modern.
The walled garden team will be pressing the organically grown apples and visitors will be able to buy a sample of the freshly pressed juice. Pressing will take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.
For visitors wanting to explore further into the woodland at Attingham the guided walk ‘Trees in the Park’ will take place at 2pm on October 8.
Veteran tree expert Andy Gordon will be leading
Read more at https://www.shropshirestar.com/entertainment/2017/09/20/autumn-activities-coming-to-attingham-park/#FJeeptAg2dlsMhxP.99