Stubbing Apple Day
Monday, 18 October 2010
Come and celebrate the apple on Saturday 23rd October 2010, when the Stubbing Wharf, Hebden Bridge, will be holding its annual Apple Day, with the fruit that makes a wonderful drink!
Since the Stubbing started hosting the Apple Day event, it has become a great day out for the wider community and CAMRA enthusiasts alike.
“As well as cider tasting, there will be apple pressing and juicing and plenty of apple-related fun and frolics for the family and the cider bar will be offering a great selection of real ciders from numerous craft-producers,” adds Matt Browne, the Stubbing’s landlord. “There’s a bit of a dearth of Apple Day activity in the north, and it’s a great opportunity to get acquainted with a wide range of apple juices and ciders.”
Apple Day has also become a welcome return to the Stubbing Wharf’s highly regarded Cider Festival. Whilst the Apple Day celebrates the eating and drinking delights of apples and their juices, it has also become soothing of a ‘Mini Cider Fest’.
The Stubbing’s experience with its Cider Festivals ensures a good selection of traditional, real and fruit enhanced ciders from UK craft producers, and overseas cidermakers will be available too.
The Stubbing Wharf’s Cider Festival continues to get bigger and better each year, and likewise the Apple Day is attracting a growing following. With the pub’s good food reputation and with 30-minute scenic boat trips along the Rochdale Canal, there is plenty to make it a great day out for all the family.
The pub supports cider throughout the year. There are always six craft and other ciders on draft and a selection of bottled and a draft apple juice as well.
The Stubbing Wharf is located off the A646 on the west side of Hebden Bridge, between the River Calder and the Rochdale Canal. There is ample car parking. By bus, numbers 590 592 594 stop close by. By train or by foot, the Stubbing Wharf is a short walk along the canal towpath after lock 11.