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A bit different

This relaxed tour is not only educational but humourious and fun It is great for a group of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annebJ1015LZ
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Cider Tour and Tasting

What a lovely way to spend an hour or so. The setting is idyllic. We were shown around by Craig, a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen S
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Wet it may have been but we received a warm welcome. The trip was really informative and it is amazing to have this little jewel tucked away in the back lanes. Our knowledgeable guide was great fun and no question was too daft although the...More

4  Thank Jane L
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Drove to this very remote location and arrived about 11.30 saw a worker just told us to book for a tour then went off not friendly . Left as web site did not mention need to book . Went somewhere else and called them later...More

2  Thank Phil642013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This relaxed tour is not only educational but humourious and fun It is great for a group of friends/work colleagues or cruise ship tours The space is amazing and the cheeses and cider fab

1  Thank annebJ1015LZ
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Anne B. We have had just over 2500 visitors this year which is 900 more than last year. Hopefully that means we are doing something right! Looking forward to breaking that record next year---come back and see us. Cheers, Craig.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely way to spend an hour or so. The setting is idyllic. We were shown around by Craig, a Scotsman with a great sense of humour. The cider is delicious and they certainly don’t scrimp on the tasting!More

Thank Helen S
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Helen, Great to meet you both and delighted you enjoyed your visit and of course the cider. Like you, I enjoy the cider but I may be a bit biased! Please come and see us again on your next visit. We should have added...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable time for my whole family of avid cider drinkers. Beautiful scenery and a pleasant cider tasting experience to cap it all off. Toured by a lovely man also, very interesting!

Thank Tom C
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to welcome you and the family to the farm and be part of the birthday celebrations. Hope you continued to party and will do again for the forthcoming 21st. Cheers, Craig.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant thing to do with friends. I can’t believe that we haven’t been and enjoyed the tour and tasting before and will definitely make sure that we return in the future. We had a great time and were looked after so well by...More

Thank GCI2015
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Please come back any time and submit more wonderful comments! Very glad you enjoyed it. Tell your friends. I have told both of mine. Best wishes and thanks, Craig.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting tour, absolutely beautiful grounds with lots of character and a great chance to try local cider, liquors, cheese, and chutney. Would definitely recommend to anyone who hasn’t been and to would visit again. Lovely that somewhere like this is open to the public.More

Thank Ellis O
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ellis, It is really wonderful to have our Tour appreciated so much. Great to be top of the Guernsey league when there are so many fantastic places to visit on our Island. Please come back any time and keep sampling the cider, cheeses, chutney...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute fantastic experience. We had a tour of the orchard and didn’t realise the scale of the operation - wow. The tour finished with a cheese and cider tasting in a fab barn location. Craig was so knowledgable, helpful and great company - thank you...More

Thank Mark B
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Morning Mark, Many thanks for bringing your friends to the Orchard and having a good fun evening. Great to see you all. Best wishes, Craig.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to book a tour last minute and Craig was very quick at getting back to me via email. It was a rainy afternoon but we had plenty of laughs, some fantastic cider, other top beverages and some top local produce. The farm...More

Thank ClaudiaHoli
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Claudia, Great to see you and your friends. Wonderful that you found our little island and the farm and even better that you can take happy memories home to your slightly larger island, Australia. Hope the rest of your stay went well and have...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

I have lived in Guernsey for 31 years and never knew that this valley was hiding such a fantastic orchard and farmhouse. Craig was a great tour guide with lots of jokes which made for informal yet informative tour of the property and hear about...More

Thank JennyWork
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Jenny, Delighted to show you round and equally delighted that you have posted your review. It is surprising how many Guernsey people have not had the chance to explore this part of the island and it comes as quite a shock to a lot...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This would have been our second visit, once for a work event and with family on the second occasion. I can honestly say we had a great night really on both occasions. Craig is a fantastic host and the selection of ciders, cheeses, chutneys, liqueurs...More

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craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Morning Margaret, Nothing really I can disagree with-----specially the bit about Craig being a fantastic host!! Seriously though it is a great team effort with the lads making the wonderful selection of ciders and apple juice and keeping the orchard in pristine condition. The ladies...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

The guy that took us round was funny and informative. There was lots off samples to try and as much as you wanted Fabulous trip and well worthwhile

1  Thank monsterwale
craig970, Guest Relations Manager at Rocquette Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Don't remember showing a monster round!! You must have been on your very best behaviour. Great you enjoyed it---tell your friends please. Cheers, Craig.

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Madeleine C
11 August 2018|
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Response from AndreQuevatre | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I am just an Islander who went on a cider tour. You need to contact them on rocquettecider . com Well worth a visit.
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Fiona C
6 June 2018|
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Response from PaulGsy | Reviewed this property |
`Cider is on sale in local shops and in some places I'm Jersey Not sue if available by mail order - you would need to check out their website
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arichardson497
15 March 2018|
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Response from craig970 |
We have an evening Tour on the 1st of June that you could join Cheers, Craig
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