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“A Must-Visit”
Review of Lyman Orchards

Lyman Orchards
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Owner description: Set on 1,100 scenic acres in central Connecticut, we're a year-round destination for great food, wholesome family fun and beginner and championship public golf. Established in 1741 and now in its 9th generation, Lyman Orchards is recognized as the twelfth oldest family owned business in the USA. Shop in the Apple Barrel market for fresh farm produce and award-winning Hi-Top Apple Pies; enjoy picking fresh fruits in season, and golf on our two 18-hole championship courses, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., and Gary Player; or learn the game of golf or improve your stroke at our new Golf Center and Apple Nine course. One visit and you'll see why Lyman Orchards is "Connecticut's Sweet Spot!"
Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

If you are anywhere near Lyman Orchards it is worth the stop! Beautiful family owned and operated orchards, corn maze in the fall and sunflower maze in the summer. We visited this time in the winter and it was still beautiful. The store serves up lunch and hot coffees and cider.

Thank J B
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

So much to pick and eat! blueberries, peaches, apples........but the sunflower maze was what made it all worth the travel here. Try the pie too! You will love it. Hope you like the sunflower pictures

Located just east of 91 in Middlefield Connecticut.

Should make the trip here every year

Thank tonystewart14
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

We bought a Lyman Orchard’s No-Sugar-Added 6” apple pie at Big-Y. The three of us thought it was so horrible that we tossed right into the garbage. The apple slices maintained their shape but inside they were a tasteless mush. (Frozen apples and microwave cooked?) No self-respecting baker would disgrace America’s favorite pie, like Lyman Orchard has.

2  Thank Heyoka J
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Tim B, Manager at Lyman Orchards, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2013

Hi Heyoka J,
Thank you for taking the time to contact us regarding the poor quality of the no-sugar added apple pie you purchased at Big Y. We apologize for disappointing you, and will be happy to refund you for your purchase. Please know that the apples we use are always fresh, and all our pies are baked in conventional ovens. Nevertheless, we trust that this was an isolated occurrence, and if you would email me at icorona@lymanorchards.com the location of the Big Y store where you purchased this pie, we will make their bakery manager and staff aware of this incident as well.

Again, please accept our apologies, and thank you for contacting us.

Sincerely,
Irene Corona
Manager, Lyman Orchards

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went to the Lyman's corn-maze last Saturday and had a great time (maze open until 11/3). We've never been to a corn maze before and we had a great time wondering through the field, answering the questions, following the map. The mini fresh hot cinnamon donuts were fabulous. The store was jam packed so we didn't stay in there long and there were lines for the bathroom.

Thank LisaPFLNP46
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

I have been coming to Lyman Orchards since my father used to take me as a kid. I am now almost 40 and still love coming to Lymans and go numerous times per year. Their pick your own is plentiful and the prices are great. We come every year to pick blueberries, peaches, pears, and apples. The blueberries are always plump and juicy and the peaches are the best i've ever had....bite into them and the juice runs out. Another benefit of the pick your own, is the great views. In the spring, the blossoms look so pretty...and in the fall, the foliage is outstanding...its worth a trip to see that alone. The Apple Barrel store has fruits, veggies, delicious home made desserts, and gourmet condiments. The prices are a bit steep, but its worth a stop in. There is also a huge duck pond outside where you can feed the ducks...cracked corn is sold inside for 99 cents. Fun for the whole family!

Thank lisa0208
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