The Watch Taproom

 Our tap and tasting room is open again for spring and summer 2024! 

Join us at our tap and tasting room, The Watch, open once a month during the spring and summer. Enjoy drinking cider at this very special spot in Tenterden, Kent.

Called 'The Watch' after a group of Nightingales, the tap and tasting room is located on our family farm. This is a space for drinkers to join us and enjoy fresh, delicious ciders on the very site where much of the fruit is grown and fermented.

2024 Opening Dates

For 2024, The Watch will be open one weekend in April, July and September.

Opening hours will be Saturday from 12 - 8pm and Sunday from 12 - 6pm.

Tours and tastings will also be running on the below dates, so be sure to check out our Tours & Tastings page to book your place and make a day of it!

Join us on:

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st April 2024

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st July 2024

Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd September 2024

Enjoy local produce at The Watch

Visitors can enjoy our award-winning range, including still, sparkling and fine ciders on draft, in bottles and cans. We will also offer a selection of craft beer from local breweries, including Docker Brewery and Floc Brewing and wine from local vineyards. There is a good selection of no/low alcoholic options available too.

We also have a selection of mouth-watering local charcuterie and snack options perfect to graze on while enjoying our cider.

Discover cider with us

A haven for any cider drinker, visitors to The Watch can immerse themselves into cider making while sampling an exciting range of both innovative and traditional ciders. You’ll leave with an appreciation of the production process, the scope of modern British cider and local apple varieties.

Visitors can also purchase our ciders to take home with them to enjoy later.

Find us at Gibbet Oak Farm, Appledore Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 7DH.

We can’t wait to welcome you!