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Apple Day 2023

Join us as we host the region’s biggest Apple Day at Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

  • 22nd October 2023 - 22nd October 2023
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 will be available on the Botanic Garden website or from our ticket offices towards the end of September (follow us our social media channels for Apple Day ticket alerts!) @CUBotanicGarden

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

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


  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • wheelchair access

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Wheel chair accessible

Did you know?

One of Cambridge’s most eye-catching pieces of public art is the Snowy Farr sculpture in the Market Square.