Megginch Castle Orchard (Producer)

Catherine is the founder of the Scottish Apples Group and a key player for the re-introduction of apples as a commercial crop in Scotland.

The orchard at Megginch Castle houses the Scottish National Cider Apple and Scottish National Heritage Apple and Pear Collections.  It is a research and experimental orchard containing over 420 cultivars of apple.

Based in the Carse of Gowrie, the historical heart of Scottish apple production up until the mid twentieth century.  The Bloody Ploughman apple variety with a blood red flesh and an intriguing story, was bred at Megginch.