Halcyon Days Cidery near Applewood Cottage is the newest addition to the growing number of attractions in Fancy Hill/Natural Bridge. It is a wonderful fall/winter outing.
For over a year, we and our Applewood Cottage guests watched with curiosity as we noticed an old log cabin being erected a few miles south of us along the east side of Route 11 in Fancy Hill. We learned the cabin had been moved from Rockbridge Baths and painstakingly reconstructed. In addition, we saw a new circular orchard on the hillside above the cabin. Over time we saw tasteful new additions to the cabin and at last a sign calling the place Halcyon Days announced they would open in October. Last fall Halcyon Days Cidery opened after months of anticipation.
We first visited the cidery on a beautifully crisp fall day, perfect for sampling cider. The Cidery gave great attention to detail in creating a meld of the old and the new. The results easily attract notice from passing motorists
Halcyon Days Cidery near Applewood Cottage now offers a wide variety of ciders, 19 in all, from 4.8%-9.2% alcohol. The selection will easily satisfy any palette, from sweet to very dry. The cidery offers a bucolic setting both inside and out to enjoy your selection. In addition to the cidery, visitors, especially families, will want to stroll the orchard which is in the form of a maze and has a great view of the Short Hills.
Location: 4135 S Lee Hwy, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Hours: Fri – Sat: 1pm – 7pm
Sun: 1pm – 5pm, closed Mon.-Thurs.