The Farm Shop and Cider garden is Open 10am-4pm Monday through Saturday

World Nettle Eating Competition Sat 25th June at the Cider Farm

We are excited to be reviving and hosting the World Nettle Eating Competition here on our family run Cider Farm. Long a uniquely qwerky Dorset event we have revived it after 3 years not running. 

Join us on the Afternoon of Saturday 25th of June at the Cider farm for the World Nettle Eating competition, Live Music, food, Cider & Beer Festival.

The competition involves participants eating the leaves from stalks of nettles for 1 hour. After 1hour is up the lengths of the stalks(stripped of leaves) will be counted and the total length of nettle stalks counted. The person who eats the longest length of nettles will be crowned Nettle King/ Queen and awarded a trophy.

ITV will be coming to film the much loved uniquely Dorset Nettle Eating fest.

Join us for live music, hot food and many excellent local fine Ciders and Craft Beers on tap with apple juices etc. also available from our Farmshop/Tap Room

Come and relax in our Cider and Sculpture Garden or tent camp with us in the Orchard campsite for the weekend.

Profits from competition entrant's go to local charities