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Beak & Skiff

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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If you like apples (and other stuff), GO HERE !!

Great place to take the family and pick apples, or go to the tasting center for a taste of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bethel, Connecticut
Gorgeous location with lots to see and do

Wonderful venue for families, singles and couples too. Beautiful apple orchard, great lunch... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Patricia M
Milton, Massachusetts
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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“apple orchard”(7 reviews)
“pick apples”(8 reviews)
“hard cider”(13 reviews)
Now in our fifth generation, we continue to make advancements and improvement in and around the orchard. In 2013 we planted almost 15,000 new trees and renovated our Apple Hill Campus to provide our customers with an even better apple picking...more
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2708 State Route 80, Apple Hill Campus, LaFayette, NY 13084-9731
+1 315-696-6085
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take the family and pick apples, or go to the tasting center for a taste of delicious wines and "hard stuff", there is a bakery with great apple pie and fritters and a gift shop with "off the wall" interesting stuff. LOTS...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful location, and they have some very good food offerings. But I wrote to them before visiting and said we were going to hold a board meeting in their tavern while our international guests picked apples, etc. No one mentioned that the...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Wonderful venue for families, singles and couples too. Beautiful apple orchard, great lunch restaurant and excellent tasting bar. There was a band playing outside, with glorious weather and an appreciative audience. Who wouldn't be with that view!!! The gift shop is special, so many unique...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Attended an event for solar panels. Very clean environment, fresh made artisan pizza, cheese and fruit trays, pita topped with feta...all delicious...only wished they oiled there doors to the kitchen as the squeaking was annoying during the presentation

Thank Tom O
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Recommended for families with kids & elderly. Tractors ferry everybody to and around Apple Farm. Well-designed area; Bakery, Retail, Tasting room etc encircling a huge open field with outdoor seating or enjoy picnic with delicious apple pies, apple bread, apple cider. One can spend the...More

Thank FreyaBear
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Staff here are friendly and knowledgeable about their products. Take time to enjoy the tasting room, eating an apple cider doughnut is a MUST and enjoy a ride around the orchards picking apples. Fantastic kids playground and trees with apples the littlest ones can reach....More

Thank mbms13
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a little apple orchard that has grown into a huge business. They offer hard apple cider, apple wine, and gin tasting as well as a small cafe with burgers etc. During apple season there are tons of apple desserts and there's a lovely...More

1  Thank klariprincess
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Love their Honeycrisp Vodka! All the ciders are delicious, too. The employees are knowledgeable about all their products and local attractions. Next time, we will try to leave there without having bought several cases. 😄

Thank KevinandCarl
Reviewed April 5, 2018

B&S is a staple of CNY, and everyone knows when they taste their apple cider that there is NO rival. The grounds has several buildings with eats, apples, gifts, and my favorite, liquor. Their Apple flavored liquors are simply amazing. We were disappointed that on...More

Thank DraacoPendragon
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Beak & Skiff has become a tradition with my three visits to Upstate New York over the last three years. Twice been to this location and once to the distillery - and enjoy every visit! Whether it is to purchase apples, apple-based alcohol (along with...More

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Jen D
September 21, 2016|
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Response from V8123TFmarys | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We were just there today actually and saw a couple of small dogs. I don't believe they allow them in the orchard area but the main grounds, yes!
September 4, 2015|
Response from Sonreir17 | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fee. Check their website to find out what's available to pick. Just know that when you get there it may be slightly different.