Grab a basket and a flannel! Autumn is finally on its way and there are so many places in Ontario where you can pick your own apples.
You can walk through the orchards and hand-pick the perfect pieces of fruit to add to your next apple crisp or pie.
From smaller family-owned spots to cider houses, here are seven spots to pick apples in Ontario this fall that you won’t want to miss out on.
Puddicombe Estate Farm Winery & Cider
Where: Stoney Creek, Ontario
This family-run fruit farm is more than just a local spot to stop for apples. They are also a winery and cidery that offer a variety of flavours for you to taste.
Next time you’re here also make sure to check out their Country Store, where you can pick up some pies, honey, and baked goods.
Where: Caledon, Ontario
This farm with a giant red barn is a hard spot to miss. In the summer, you can pick your own strawberries and raspberries.
The autumn months are the perfect time to stock up on apples and pumpkins. They also have a corn maze and a family fun play area.
Carl Laidlaw Orchards
Where: Brampton, Ontario
This local orchard is the perfect place to check out if you’re looking for a fall adventure.
Before you pick your fruits, you can also enjoy a wagon ride, corn maze, roast a hot dog, gaze at their adorable farm animals and more!
Albion Orchards Apple Farm & Country Market
Where: Caledon East, Ontario
This is a spot you will want to come to both in the autumn and the winter. In the fall, you can wander around the estate and pick your own apples and pumpkins.
During the festive season, you can also pick your own Christmas tree.
The Campbell’s Orchard & Country Market
Where: Carrying Place, Ontario
Open all year round, Campbell’s Orchard is the perfect place to kick off the end of summer.
You can pick your own fruit and shop their market which is packed full of maple syrup, cider, veggies and more.
Meleg’s Lakeview Orchard & Cider Mill
Where: Kingsville, Ontario
Apples and pears are currently ready for picking at this Ontario spot. They have over 15 varieties of apples to choose from, including Gala, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious and more.
So whether you are looking to use the fruit to bake or to enjoy alone, this orchard has you covered.
Pine Farms Orchard
Where: King City, Ontario
Once you’re done collecting your own fruit, you won’t want to miss the bakeshop at Pine Farms Orchard.
With fresh pies, cakes, cookies and more, you’ll definitely be coming back for seconds.
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