Located in bucolic Nelson County near Nellysford, Virginia, the flagship Bold Rock Cider Barn opened in August 2014 and represents our headquarters, center of operations and primary cider production facility.For travelers who use our world travel planner, Nellysford holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bold Rock Hard Cider and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
The ‘Chapel of Apple’ as it is affectionately known is a beautifully rustic timber frame barn overlooking the Rockfish River that utilizes locally sourced apples crushed and crafted in the Blue Ridge Mountains to create our award winning cider. Our patio offers expansive views of the Rockfish Valley while the interior of the Cider Barn exudes comfort and hospitality. Join us for a pint, flight or bite - we also have cider to go and many a souvenir to take home with you.
Bold Rock Hard Cider reviews
Spacious spot - You can actually watch the cider being made when you walk in. Tables are assigned and are socially distanced/ best views around! Don’t miss the cauliflower tacos! #loveva... more »
Loved visiting this brewery and restaurant. The setting is beautiful with a lot of socially distant seating. The food was good. We had wings, queso and the fried chicken sandwich. Just a... more »
I LOVE their cider, all of them, and I enjoy sitting on their large back deck looking down at the field and little stream area. It's one of my favorite stops when we visit the Nelson 151 area! It's a beautiful place... With yummy cider (not too sweet), good food and friendly service! Everyone is so kind and helpful. We'll be back for sure!
I’ve been to so many breweries so believe me when I say this was the best experience I’ve had yet. The staff was kind and helpful, and the scenery alone was amazing. There’s a little creek behind the brewery that we explored. We had an awesome time and will make it a point to come here when we travel this way again. 🍻
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