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The Old Cider Mill & Applesolutely Gift Shop

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1 Bat Cave Drive, Bat Cave, NC 28739
+1 828-625-1947
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Maybe Winter/Spring not best time to visit

Went last week and really was unimpressed. I assume because not apple season nothing was outside... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
riggschevy
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Daniel Island, South Carolina
Love the cider here

Great little cider mill where it's made fresh. There's also a cute gift shop inside. It is... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
SoldByNicole
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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1 Bat Cave Drive, Bat Cave, NC 28739
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+1 828-625-1947
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Went last week and really was unimpressed. I assume because not apple season nothing was outside. Inside, despite appearances, only 2 rooms (very tight) and really filled with mostly strange things other than the usual honey, jellies, etc (btw they are about $2 higher than...More

1  Thank riggschevy
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great little cider mill where it's made fresh. There's also a cute gift shop inside. It is difficult to park and get in and out sometimes due to location, but worth the hassle.

1  Thank SoldByNicole
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We go here annually to get apples. What a wonderful place for eclectic items and gifts. Just look at these “scare crows” in the parking lot. And their apples are always fresh. They make apple cider onsite!

Thank Marcie S
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I am an AVID apple cider drinker (the real stuff, not the grocery store stuff). The people who work here are extremely nice and the cider....my goodness...it is to DIE for! My sister grabbed some fudge as well and that was EXTREMELY tasty! I will...More

Thank Monica O
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great tourist shop in the city of Bat Cave! Beautiful scenery in the mountains! Friendly cashier and oddness of different souvenirs and old time toys and gifts! Great stop on Blue Ridge Mt. Parkway!

Thank Pam G
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

They turned away a Veteran with his service dog! I will NOT spend my money anywhere that doesn't support our Veterans! And I seen it live as he was on FB while on his walk across America to bring awareness to PTSD and suicide awareness....More

13  Thank Christel S
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our cabin was located two doors down from the Old Cider Mill and my mother-in-law and I decided to walk down one afternoon and we were so happy we did! It's not big but has some of the most fun and unique items. Both of...More

3  Thank Lee D
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband and I were staying in the Lake Lure area of NC and often drove down from our resort and through the little community of Bat Cave. The Old Cider Mill and Gift Shop caught our eyes several times and we finally stopped in...More

Thank Jan S
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a fun little shop to visit as you head into Chimney Rock. Lots of little gifts and knick knacks and jams. But the highlight is the real, old fashioned Cider Mill. They are happy to give you a tour and let you taste...More

Thank Thailandtraveler64
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place unique items on display and for sale. The Apple cider is freshly pressed and delicious. Located in a rustic setting a beautiful ride experience.

Thank brucekam133
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Response from Jan S | Reviewed this property |
It was closed a couple mid-week when we were there and we thought maybe they'd taken off for Spring Break or something, but then they opened again on the last day we were in that area. It might be best to call them and ask... More
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