Long Meadow Cider are third generation apple growers, growing apples for over 50 years on a 28-acre farm near Loughgall village. In January 2014, the company diversified into the cider industry and have been winning many prestigious awards for their produce, namely the Great Taste Awards and Irish Food and Drink Blas Na hEireann Awards. All their products are produced from apples grown, harvested and handpicked on the family farm, they are 100% natural as well as gluten free.
Owned and operated by the McKeever family, visitors to the heart of Ireland’s orchard county can enjoy guided tours of Long Meadow orchard from late 2017. Walking through the orchards, visitors will learn about the different apple growing systems and can pick apples at harvest time (Sept – Oct). The family led tour experience will also feature a visit to the cider production facilities to include apple cold storage plants, bottling and apple pressing production area, apple cider vinegar room as well as information on the fermentation process.
Refreshments and tastings take place in their new glass fronted Bramley Barn nestled in the heart of the orchard. Here you can sit back and relax while enjoying a cuppa or a glass of Long Meadow Cider whilst being surrounding by the stunning orchards should this be apple blossom in May or apple harvest in September and October.