Somerset in focus

  • Share
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Twitter
  • Email a friend

    Please enter your own name and your friend's email address below and we will email them a link to this page.


    This email address will only be used this once to send your friend a link to this page. No record will be kept, and the email address will not be shared with any third party.
  • Print this page

Richs Cider Farm



Tel. 01278 783 651

Postcode TA9 4RD


Cider has been produced at Richs Cider Farm at Watchfield for over 50 years. There have been many changes since Gordon Rich started pressing cider apples at Mill Farm although essentially the production of the juice is still traditional. In the Autumn the air is filled with the wonderfully heady aroma of crushed apples as the oak vats are filled with amber nectar.

The Cider Press Restaurant serves breakfasts, special lunch time dishes, cream teas made with local clotted cream, delicious home made cakes and vegetarian options, there will also be a carvery on Sunday lunch times.A great deal of pride is taken in the food, and everything is cooked and prepared to order with the finest fresh ingredients. The Cider Press Restaurant was recently awarded 5 stars for its excellence in food, hygiene and saftey standards.

Whether your just passing through or staying in the Highbridge/Burnham area, why not just pop in and visit our Farm shop where you can purchase the following: Traditional Farmhouse Ciders (try before you buy!); Farm Pressed Apple Juice; Somerset Royal Cider Brandy; Perry - Still and Sparkling; Real Ales; Farm pressed cider vinegar; Kingston Black Apple Aperitif; Country Fruit Wines; Selection of local cheddar and speciality cheeses; Locally made jams and chutneys; Somerset and West country crafts and gifts; Mead; Liqueurs; Farmhouse Butter; Sedgemoor Honey; Locally made pottery, 2 and 3 handled cider mugs, cider jars and hand painted pottery; Local Ice Cream; Rookery Farm Clotted cream.

Mill Farm, Watchfield, Highbridge, Somerset. TA9 4RD.


Accommodation Options


Cottage Holidays

Specially selected cottages give you the ideal base for your self-catering holiday

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

The affordable option for families seeking fun and entertainment



Lounge in luxury in some excellent locations around the county


Caravan Holidays

Five Star or No Frills - there are sites to suit everyone

Bed and Breakfasts


Explore the South West from these carefully chosen bed and breakfasts

Youth Hostels

Youth Hostels

Independent traveller? Youth Hostels enable you to explore on a budget




About us

Privacy policy



Promote events

Advertising options


Follow us




Related sites

Cornwall in Focus

Devon in Focus

Dorset in Focus

A SouthWest in Focus brand
© Shimbo 2000 - 2019

© 2000 - 2019