Apple Throwing Championships at Newby Hall

Apple Throwing Championships at Newby Hall


Apple Day Celebrations at Newby Hall

  • Experience the thrill of the Apple Throwing Championships.
  • Witness the longest throw over the River Ure and cheer for the champions!
  • Enjoy a display of diverse apple varieties from our orchards.

Activities and Events

  • Apple Pressing Demonstrations: Learn the art of apple pressing.
  • Cider Tasting: Sample a variety of ciders.
  • Fruitful Advice: Gain insights from the Northern Fruit Group experts.


Catch live performances by Harrogate Spa Uke’s at 1:30 pm on the Restaurant lawn.

The Apple Cooking Contest

  • Date: Sunday, 29th September 2024
  • Location: Newby Hall & Gardens
  • Prize: Win a 2025 Season Ticket
  • Contest Categories: Pies, Crumbles, Cakes, Turnovers, Chutneys, Jellies, Alcoholic Beverages, and Freestyle.

All entries will be auctioned post-Apple Throwing final for charity.

Apple Throwing Championship Schedule

  • Preliminary Round: 1pm-3pm. Successful participants will advance to the final.
  • Grand Final: 3:30pm.

Normal entry price. All competitions are free to enter.

newby hall location


Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AJ
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29th September, 2024
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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