Who loves apple picking in the fall? From the crisp fall air on a wagon ride to the orchard to picking your favorite varieties of fresh apples to take home with you. Gather up the family and get ready for a wonderful day on the farm. Check out the 5 U-Pick orchards listed below where you can go apple picking on PEI.
1. Wintermoor Orchard
Pick from 14 varieties of apples in a well-maintained orchard. Explore their beautiful orchard, while looking for your favorite kind of apple to pick. Wintermoor Orchard makes their own cider that can be enjoyed year-round, so be sure to buy either a 1 litre or 2 litre jug to take home with you.
906 York Point Road, Cornwall
September 11 to late October, from 10 am to 6 pm
$1.00 lb, please bring your own bags
2. The Grove Orchard & U-Pick
Just 5 minutes outside Charlottetown is the lovely Grove Orchard & U-Pick. The orchard was planted in 2013 and has grown to over 14,000 trees in just 7 years. Along with apples, they also grow pears and Chums (Cherry/Plums). They also offer pre-bagged apples throughout the season.
2027 North York River Road, Cornwall
September 25 to late October, daily from 10 am to 4 pm
3. MacPhee’s Orchard
From mid-September to late-October, MacPhee’s Orchard offers 20 varieties of apples that you can choose from in their u-pick. They have over 4,000 beautifully pruned trees, which make it easy to find the delicious organic apples that are ready to be picked.
5151 Launching Road, Woodville Mills
September 19 to late October, daily from 10 am to 6 pm
$0.85 per pound
4. Olde Town Orchard
The popular, family-owned Olde Town Orchard is open from mid-September to late-October. They grow 4 delicious varieties of apples, which are Ginger Gold, Royal Cortland, Pioneer MacIntosh, and Honey Crisp. Spend a fun day picking apples with the family, making lasting memories while you wander around the beautiful orchard.
257 Warburton Road, New Glasgow
Opening September 25, 2020
$1.00 per pound
5. Arlington Orchard & Fresh Markets
Spend a day picking apples with your family at Arlington Orchards, where all their fruit is grown in a ‘food traceable’ way. They have more than just apples at the orchard for people to pick, there are tractor-pulled hayrides, pie-eating contests, scarecrow building contest, and many more fun activities.
150 Orchard Road, Tyne Valley
September 23 to late October, Daily from 9:30 am to 6 pm