The Little Orchard

Friday 9th - Sunday 11th of September 2016

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About the Festival

Welcome to the fourth year of The Little Orchard Cider and Music festival, a charming little Cornish party with some big live bands, a groovy silent disco, BBC Introducing stage, camping and camping, 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 - The Little Orchard Feast Village, a great selection of different food traders from around the county and beyond serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and plenty of snacks inbetween.


Previous years have seen The Magic Numbers, Ben Ottewell of Gomez, Gary Stringer of REEF, Mad Dog Mcrea, 3 Daft Monkeys and much much more. Stay tuned for act announcements...

Activities and Entertainment

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. Our port is Charlestown, Cornwall, near England. Their shows raise money for various charities including the RNLI, Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and Children's Hospice South West.

Swamp circus workshops

Tractor Rides

Cider Sampling

Arts and Crafts


Face Painting

Bouncy Castles

Bucking Broncho

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 & Hobiton

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 just signed up to provide some glamorous rest and relaxation for you at this year's Healy Cider Fest!! 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, hold & 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 hours spa session for up to 7 persons with use of all facilities, including1 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 us on 07779374017.



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.

Accessibility and parking

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.

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.

General Information

No fires or bbqs are allowed in the campsite, gas stoves are allowed.

The Festival opens at 12:00 Friday 11th September onwards. Campervans can arrive from 10:00.

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.

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).

Wristband Collection

Simply bring your Eticket print out to the entrance of the festival at Healey’s Cider Farm with ID, where it will be exchanged for wristband(s) anytime from 12pm Friday 12th 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

Disabled access

Festival is on short grass on firm land – Disabled access toilets will be provided

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