As if cherries at Christmas time weren’t delicious enough as it is, imagine being able to go cherry picking at beautiful Plummers Border Valley Orchards at Forest Range. Plummers have owned the land at Forest Range for 120 years and owners Ian Plummer and son Gavin are 4th descendant growers. The property is 200 acres of apples and 10 acres of delicious cherries.
Plummers have 3 cherry orchards along Plummers Rd, named after their family. Follow the Plummers Orchards signs to where they are picking on the day. Park where you pick your own beautiful large delicious cherries. This year they have a large crop, with loaded trees which makes picking easy, as you don’t have to scrounge to find the cherries. The buckets fill easily. The orchards are well maintained and easily accessible for families and elderly. What a great (and delicious) day out for everyone.
Entry fee is $5 per adult and $2 per child under 12. This covers the cost of the beautiful cherries you’re welcome to consume while picking. The cherries cost less than last year, $7/kg. You pay for what you pick.
Plummers Border Valley Orchards are open every weekend till Christmas. You’re welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy being in our orchards, with sensational Adelaide Hills views.
Check their website for weekday openings and directions on how to get there. It’s only 20kms from the city.