390 Orchard Road, Mohnton, PA 19540

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Farm Tours

The educational experience of an orchard tour and other family friendly activities make these events a highlight for many. We look forward to sharing the farm with you.

Fall Group Tours | September 28 – November 6 | by Reservation Monday – Friday

Orchard Tour with Wagon Ride

$8.50 / person
Enjoy a 45-minute tractor-drawn educational Wagon Ride in the orchard.

  • Learn how apples grow, and how we care for many other fruits grown at Brecknock Orchard
  • Pick an apple
  • Visit our storage cooler
  • Watch the sorting process preparing the apples for market
  • Enjoy a snack of our fresh-pressed apple cider and pretzels.
  • Receive an apple bag including a coloring book, a pack of crayons, and educational info
  • The free picnic area is available upon request when scheduling your group.

Additional Activities to Add to Your Tour

Pick your own pumpkins $2 / person
On the tour, we will stop at the pumpkin field and each person may pick one small 2- 5 lb. pumpkin. The group leader may pick 1 large free pumpkin.  Allow 15 to 30 minutes to do this option, depending on group size

Play Area Includes Straw Maze & Rope Maze $2.50 / person
Featuring the tire mountain, the straw maze inside the big barn with the corn fodder horse, the outdoor bale trail, and the rope maze. Also includes outdoor games.  Allow 30 minutes to do this option

Combo Package $12 / person – Most Popular Option
Includes tour, picking an apple and pumpkin, snack, apple bag, and the play area. Allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours to do this option.

 

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Make Your Own Caramel Apple $5 / apple
Each person will dip a fresh apple in our warm caramel, then roll in a topping of your choice and place it in a closed container to take along home and enjoy. Dipping caramel may sound sticky for young children, but our helpful staff will assist your group, keeping it very easy and enjoyable.  20 paying person minimum to make caramel apples.  This activity is not included in the tour minimum.

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  • Park in the tour and festival parking areas when you arrive.
  • One tour coordinator is free. Additional persons pay regular rates.
  • Everyone in your group will do the same activities.
  • We will count your group after you are boarded on the wagon and confirm the number of people in your group with your tour coordinator.  The group coordinator must be prepared to pay for your group in full with any of our cashiers in the farm market at the conclusion of your visit.  Credit cards and cash are welcome; no personal checks.
  • Children under age 2 years are FREE for wagon ride orchard tour and the play area.
  • The minimum tour fee for all activities, excluding the caramel apple, is $150.00.

Schedule Your Farm Tour

Wagon ride tours and Festival activities are open to the public during our Fall Festivals on Saturdays with no reservations needed. Visit the Festivals Page for more festival information.

wagon ride tour

make caramel apples

wagon tour guide

Summer Group Tours | May 26-September 12 by Reservation Monday – Friday

Welcome to our farm to enjoy the Summer Harvest Season with an educational experience.

Orchard Tours

$8.50 / person
Spring/summer tours focus on planting and picking fruit. Allow one hour.

Each person will:

  • Enjoy a tractor-drawn educational hayride through the orchard
  • Learn how we care for the many fruits and vegetables grown at Brecknock Orchard.
  • Pick fruit, we provide the container with a lid. The fruit will vary with the season.
  • Enjoy a snack of pretzels and a fruit slushy.
  • Guests under age 12 receive an apple bag including a coloring book, a pack of crayons, and an educational worksheet; guests age 12 and older receive a similar bag except with a tablet and pen in place of coloring book and crayons.
  • Additional classroom activity sheets designed for teachers in the classroom are available upon request.
  • The covered picnic area with tables is free when reserved with a group tour. To reserve the picnic area without a tour is $5 per table per hour.

Group leaders:

  • One tour coordinator is free. Additional teachers, parents, and chaperones pay regular rates.
  • We will count your group after you are boarded on the wagon and confirm the number of people in your group with your tour coordinator.
  • Children under age 2 years are FREE for wagon ride orchard tour.
  • Everyone in your group will do the same activities.
  • One tour coordinator must be prepared to pay for your group in full with one payment of cash, check, or major credit card with our cashiers in the farm market at the conclusion of your visit.
  • The minimum tour fee is $150.00.

Schedule Your Farm Tour