The Little Orchard

Friday 9th - Sunday 11th September 2016

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Some frequently asked questions about tickets

  • To stay on site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying.
  • It is not possible to purchase camping tickets on a per night basis.
  • Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motor home pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which can be purchased online. All occupants of the vehicle must also have weekend camping tickets.

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About the Festival

Welcome to the fourth year of The Little Orchard Cider and Music festival, a charming Cornish party with some big live bands, a groovy silent disco, BBC Introducing stage, camping and glamping, hot tubs, feast evenings, secret cider walks, tractor rides and cider tasting.

A huge range of delicious ciders from across the UK plus lots lots more.

NEW FOR 2016 - Pig Racing on Sunday!!!


Main Stage

Stay tuned for more act announcements...


23.00 - 24.00 Mad Dog McRea
21.30 - 22.30 Imperial Leisure
20.10 - 21.10 Tadhg Daly
18.50 - 19.50 Emerald
17.30 - 18.30 Black Friday
16.15 - 17.00 Wolf Note
15.15 - 16.00 Josh Mac
14.15 - 15.00 Lynn Cantrill - The Mermites
13.15 - 14.00 TBC
12.15 - 13.00 TBC


22.45 - 24.00 Reef
21.15 - 22.15 Bare Knuckle Parade
20.20 - 21.00 Cyderfex
19.15 - 20.00 Kernow King
18.15 - 19.00 William The Conqueror
17.15 - 18.00 Sound of the Sirens
16.15 - 17.00 Belfast Busker
15.15 - 16.00 Oggy Men
14.15 - 15.00 Pirates of St. Piran
13.15 - 14.00 Daisy Clarke
12.15 - 13.00 TBC
11.00 - 12.00 TBC


23.00 - 24.00 Land of the Giants
21.30 - 22.30 The Big Sets
20.15 - 21.10 Cheddar Experiment
19.15 - 20.00 Echo Town
18.00 - 19.00 Ben Ottewell of Gomez
17.00 - 17.45 Winter Mountain
16.05 - 16.45 Aaron Douglas
15.15 - 15.55 Beachfield
14.15 - 15.00 Saunton Road
13.15 - 14.00 TBC
12.00 - 13.00 Winston's Awake


BBC Introducing Stage

Stay tuned for more act announcements...


22.00 - 23.00 King Creature
20.45 - 21.30 Auction for the Promise Club
19.00 - 20.15 Waxx
18.15 - 19.00 The Odd Folk
17.00 - 17.45 Alex Hedley
16.00 - 16:45 Ezmay Grace


22.00 - 23.00 Martin Harley
20.45 - 21.30 Louis Eliot & The Embers
19.30 - 20.15 Polly Money
18.15 - 19.00 Sarah Marie
17.00 - 17.45 Charlie Bowdery
15.45 - 16:30 Boundless Brothers
14.30 - 15:15 John Buckley
13.15 - 14:00 Little Lapin


21.00 - 22.00 The Claze
19.45 - 20.30 Sam Howard & The All Stars
18.30 - 19.15 Last Serenade
17.15 - 18.00 Hollie Rogers
16.00 - 16.45 Honey
14.45 - 15:30 Blue River
14.45 - 15:30 The Hawkes
14.45 - 15:30 Andrew Vanstone

Activities and Entertainment

Secret Cider Walks

Secret Cider walks are now available to book.

Join us for a magical walk in the woods with our very own
Dobbins and her apple bobbins team.

Experience amazing ciders paired with delicious food in a
cosy woodland setting.

The Pirates of St. Piran

A shanty-singing, swordfighting, dramatic band comprising of buccaneers, corsairs and ne'er-do-well piratical presentationists of the 18th century variety. Home port is Charlestown, Cornwall, near England.

Shows raise money for various charities including the RNLI, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Children's Hospice South West.

Pig Racing

Look out for the fantastically entertaining session on Sunday afternoon. Bring your own saddle!

Tractor rides

Cider sampling

Arts and Crafts

Swamp Circus workshops

Vintage stalls

Face painting

Bouncy castles

Bucking Bronco

The Venue

Healey's Cyder Farm is centrally located in Cornwall, just a couple of miles off the main A30.

We are easy to find, and are situated on the A3075 Redruth/Newquay road at the tiny hamlet of Penhallow. Look out for the brown tourist signs. For Sat Nav use postcode TR4 9LW.

Camping & Glamping

Camping & campervans

Tickets for Camping and campervans are sold on a per person basis, not per tent basis. Caravans are allowed, although no facilities such as power/waste disposal is on site

No fires/BBQ’s are permitted in the camping area, no dogs.

Tents may be pitched at any time. Toilets and Showers for camping/campervans are available on site

Campers and Camper vans can arrive from midday on Friday – please note that any camping vehicles must access the camping area before 6PM on any given day, once parked up on site, no vehicles will be permitted to move after 6pm until 7am due to health and safety reasons.

Glamping & Hobbiton

If you fancy camping in style this year, then look no further. We have teamed up with to provide luxurious tents, tipis and stretch tents. Hobbit huts are heated, lockable and include a spacious bed, furniture and a power socket to charge your gadgets. If you’re interested in hiring a hut, please check their booking page.

Please note, a camping ticket must be purchased separately from ordering your luxury accommodation.

Kernow Springs

Kernow Springs, Cornwall's first pop-up Eco Spa, have signed up to provide some glamorous rest and relaxation for you at this year's festival!! With a private space of natural sanctuary run entirely from the power of burning wood & includes wood fired hot tubs, a wood fired sauna yurt, hot & cold showers, private changing rooms & a cosy Bedouin chill-out lounge complete with huge bean bags, rugs and throws. Be pampered before a day of festival fun or chill out in total luxury with some friends!

Choose from one of the following two options:

Open Session A 2 hour spa session with use of all facilities, including 1 hour hot tub time, sharing with up to 6 others - £20 per person. Or if you'd prefer your very own hot tub then why not try our Exclusive Session A 2 hour spa session for up to 7 persons with use of all facilities, including 1 hour EXCLUSIVE hot tub time for your group + a complimentary glass of Prosecco each! - £100 per group.

Pre-booking before the festival is strongly advised as places are limited. Get in touch via email or website or call on 07779 374017.



  • Bringing alcohol into the festival is strictly prohibited, however a small amount for personal consumption is allowed within the campsite - strictly no glass is to be brought at all.
  • Security will be searching for glass and will confiscate any alcohol that is deemed to be more than for personal consumption.


  • The festival is a very short walk from the parking and camping area - approximately 3 minute walk.
  • Cars can come and go throughout the day and parking is free.
  • Access is allowed in and out of the festival at all times so long as wristbands are worn.
  • Tents are restricted to the camping area only and are not allowed next to vehicles in the car park or camper van area.
  • The camping field is directly next to the car park so it is not far to walk with your tent/belongings.
  • Campervans and caravans have a designated area within the car park - there are no special facilities for vans such as electricity or waste disposal.
  • To stay on site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying.
  • It is not possible to purchase camping tickets on a per night basis.
  • Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motor home pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which can be purchased online. All occupants of the vehicle must also have weekend camping tickets.


  • The Festival opens at midday Friday 9th September. Campervans can arrive from 10:00AM.
  • The Festival opens at 10 am Saturday and Sunday


  • No fires or bbqs are allowed in the campsite, gas stoves are allowed.
  • People are free to come and go from the festival over the weekend providing wristbands are worn at all times.
  • No Alcohol or glass to be brought onto the site.
  • A selection of delicious festival food will be on site including veggie options. Breakfast will be available in the campsite from 7am
  • Under 14’s are free when accompanied by a parent/guardian (no more than 2 under 14’s per adult – any more will be charged at the regular ticket price).
  • Camping is only available as a weekend option. Day ticket holders must vacate the site when the festival closes at midnight.
  • To upgrade to a camping ticket, you can pay the difference in price on arrival at the box office.


  • When you buy your ticket online, an E-ticket will be emailed to the email address you provided.
  • Simply print this out and bring your Eticket print out to the entrance of the festival with ID, where it will be exchanged for wristband(s) anytime from 11am Friday 9th September. Wristband collection will be available for the entire duration of the event
  • If you have bought an E-ticket with your credit card details and have given it to someone else, simply drop us an email to let us know their name and we will make sure that person can gain access.
  • If there are multiple people booked under one ticket order that are arriving at different times, just print the same E Ticket off for the individuals and our box office staff will check people in separately from the same order.

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  • Festival is on short grass on firm land (it may be damp).
  • Disabled access toilets will be provided.

Contact Us

Need to get in touch? Got a question? Please give us a call or email us and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

01872 830885