Tours & Train Rides

Bring your group, or just yourself to Watt Farms Country Market where you can enjoy a scenic train ride, and a tour of the farm market. You and the children can also enjoy visiting and feeding our many animals; including chickens, pigs, goats. For more information about group tours, please call (585) 589-8000 or 1-800-274-5897 and ask for Karen.

Watt's Orchard Express   Fall Educational Field Trips Orchard Train Group Tours

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Watt's Orchard Express

Watt's Orchard Express:

Schedule

For 2013, Train Rides run from mid SEPTEMBER -mid OCTOBER Saturday & Sundays ONLY between 11am - 3pm. Specific dates to be announced.

Cost



Making Apple Cider

Fall Educational School Field Trips

Objective:
Watt Farms Country Market's tour guides will provide an enjoyable and educational tour, especially designed for children K-3rd grade. Children will be given age-appropriate lessons on pollination, hands on cider making, apple picking and apple handling. We can accommodate groups rain or shine.

Program:
The Children will:Field Trips at Watt's Country Market
  • Enjoy a ride through our 100 acre orchard on our 90 foot train! This narrated journey will teach them how we prepare the fruit we harvest.
  • Fall trip: Pick fresh crisp apples -OR-select a pie pumpkin
  • Learn about the importance of bees in growing fruit.
  • Visit and feed our farm animals.
  • Play in our straw maze.
  • Have the opportunity to picnic after your tour.
  • Press cider from apples and have a drink of our own pasteurized cider.

Time:
Hay Maze Entrance Tours are offered Monday - Friday, late September - October, starting at 10:00am and last about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Take Home:
  • A bag of apples or a pumpkin they have picked.
  • Knowledge about how apples grow and the work of an orchard.
  • An understanding of the relationship of honeybees to an orchard.
  • Lots of great memories.
Price:
$7.00 for 2014-for each person (student and parent). There is no charge for teachers or PAID school staff (2 per class). There is a minimum charge of $200. Please pay for your group tour upon arrival.

Weather:
Weather always varies, so it's best to have the children dress in layers. There are no weather related refunds.

Cancellations: Fun on the slide
If it is necessary to cancel your scheduled tour, we would appreciate your cooperation in giving us as much notice as possible, but at least 2 weeks notice, so that we may fill your appointment time. Call 585-589-8000 or 1-800-274-5897 and ask for Karen.

Directions:
Please visit our
Map & Directions page for directions.


 


Watt Farms Orchard Train Group Tours:

Join us for a unique 1/2 hour train ride on the World's Largest Orchard Train, Watt's Orchard Express. Our 90 ft train, easily accommodates over 50 adults winding its way through our 100 acres surrounding a 3 acre pond, home to our ducks and geese. Our conductor narrates a history of our farm and information about our farming operation. Orchard Train Tours are available May through October. Group train rides cost $6.00 per person. The tour operator and bus driver are free ($200 minimum). If you would like to pick fruit in season, cost is an additional $4 per person, and the train stops in the orchard where you pick a pint of fruit to keep. Please refer to this brief seasonal fruit schedule:

  • Early July: Sweet Cherries
  • Mid - late July: Raspberries & Apricots
  • Mid July - Sept: Peaches
  • Mid July - August: Plums
  • Mid August - Sept: Nectarines
  • Late Aug - Oct: Apples

What else is there to see?
  • After your train tour, browse our Country Gift Shop filled with over 3,000 sq. feet of gifts for all ages.
  • You have to try some of our Homemade Fudge! Sales of over 80,000 pounds of this sweet treat are a testament to its quality. Over 25 flavors of Fudge on hand at all times. Our specialty is Chocolate Raspberry Swirl made with our own Royalty purple raspberries picked at the farm. Free samples for everybody!
  • Enjoy our 2,000 sq. ft ice cream shoppe, an air conditioned, indoor seating area. 32 flavors of Ice Cream and Frozen Custard for those warm summer days.
  • Visit the animal Barn where you can feed chickens, pigs, and goats among other animals.
  • For your convenience, our market has separate indoor ladies and men's bathrooms.
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