Highlights include:

Apple tasting & sales: over 25 heritage varieties to taste and/or buy (you can purchase with cash or card)

Apple identification: apple experts from the East of England Apples and Orchards Project will be on hand to identify apples. Bring your unidentified apples along to the team, preferably with stalk and leaf attached to help with accurate identification.

Apple cultivation: expert advice on what to grow, how to plant and prune for a bumper crop.


Apple activities: get crafty with a variety of apple activities in the Schools’ Garden for the young and young-at-heart.

Free Garden highlight tours: expert guides will take you on themed tours to see some of the seasonal highlights.

Live entertainment.

Pop-up food trucks.

Local craft stalls and sales.

Tickets and booking information:

Tickets are available by visiting www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/whats-on/apple-day-2023/ or from their ticket offices towards the end of September.

Please remember there will be an additional admission charge on Apple Day, so everyone – Friends included – will need to purchase an Apple Day ticket.

Apple Day ticket prices:

Adult Ticket*: £12

Friend Ticket* (valid with current Friend card): £5

Standard CU Student (valid with current University card): £4.50

Standard Adult: £10.80

Standard Friend (valid with current Friend card): £4.50

Children 0-16 are free of charge and no pre-booking is required.

* Includes an optional donation of 10% more than the Standard admission price. If you opt to make this donation and are a UK taxpayer, we can also claim gift aid on the whole amount